• Mud Creek Beltline Railroad

    Posted October 17, 2011 by Mark Kelley

      Work continues on the MCBX... I have trestle bents that are made, and have began installing them one by one into the layout's lower level across the stream bed.   Has anyone had experience with pouring the Woodland Scenics Realistic Water?  I know I have to pour it after I get my t...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0024

    Posted October 14, 2011 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0024 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Tim Warris about Fast Tracks, the company he founded to help modelers build better trackwork. We also talk with John Johnston of The Canadian Association of Railway Modellers about the future of this national organization. The Model Railway S...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0023

    Posted September 30, 2011 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0023 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Bernard Kempinski about modeling a railroad set in the American Civil War. We also talk with Paul Scoles about his Pelican Bay Railway and Navigation Company, set in Northern California in 1895. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thoug...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0022

    Posted September 14, 2011 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0022 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Andy Sperandeo about retiring from Model Railroder magazine. We also talk with Allen Keller about his decision to wind down his Great Model Railroads layout video business. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking podcast. ...

  • Track Plan #1

    Posted September 11, 2011 by Matt Forcum

    Well gang, I've been doing a lot of playing around with track designs recently.  I've been looking for a design that really fulfills all my needs.  I came up with the following design to take everything I wanted in a layout and pack it into as small a space as possible.  Ultimately I ...

  • my roads

    Posted September 6, 2011 by bobby gervais

    if you look at my layout and you see my road you would probly say bobby how do you make thoughs road and the lines and parking lot lines well ill tell you. First go to lowes and or home depot and get your self a roll of roofing tar paper and a cheap paint brucsh then you go to walmart in the arts an...

  • Trial and error.....

    Posted September 5, 2011 by Rick Phipps

    I am getting close to the end of my first kit bash and I must say that it has been an adventure. Being that it was a kit and being familiar with building model cars in the past I thought that this would be fairly straightforward. Boy, was I wrong. The thing about model railroading, at least for...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0021

    Posted August 31, 2011 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0021 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Joe D'Elia about The RPM Conference. We also speak with Brandon Bayer about what happens with a club layout loses its lease. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking podcast. For more information, including how to listen at...

  • Starting Over...AGAIN

    Posted August 30, 2011 by Ed Sumner

    Well, I recently married and so here I go moving again. The latest incarnation of the M&WV is no longer. I now have an 11 x 18 garage, but no trackplan that gives me just what I want. If there are any track planners amongst us who can lend a hand, it would be much appreciated.

  • Need Best Heavy Hauler N Loco

    Posted August 30, 2011 by Louis Lares

    I am looking for recommendations for a N scale Steam Loco that can haul a modest 12 to 16 cars. I prefer DCC or DCC ready type. I need one that can haul that many cars up a 4% grade. Any recommendations?