• The Model Railway Show - Episode 0019

    Posted July 31, 2011 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0019 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Garden Rail magazine editor Tag Gorton about publishing in the digital age. We also speak with Mark Koenig from the Wilmington Railroad Museum in North Carolina about setting a Guinness World Record for longest model train. The Model Rai...

  • Rail Fanning in Extreme Heat Conditions

    Posted July 22, 2011 by NW Railfan

       Roger Jordan asked me in a post on what to do in extreme heat while railfanning. Since, I could not just make this a small post. I realize it was more of blog material.  I grew up from the ages of 9-15 in AZ. That taught me a lot about heat stroke and dehydration. Carry, at least, ...

  • Weathering Forum

    Posted July 16, 2011 by Scott Atchison

    We are starting up a new "friendly" weathering forum, No egos or attitudes. Just modelers helping each other.  http://ruststreak.proboards.com/

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0018

    Posted July 14, 2011 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0018 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Railroad Explorer magazine publisher Mike Confalone about how railfanning influences his stunning Allagash Railway layout. We also speak with noted Gazette columnist Boone Morrison about layout presentation tips and techniques. The Model...

  • Railfan Request

    Posted July 11, 2011 by NW Railfan

    Well, here is another one of my blogs on railfanning, this one is of a different sort. As some of you know, I am always out looking for the "perfect" shot to compete with Karl Rethwisch(he has 43 yrs of driving trains and a perosnal collection of shots he took when he was with BN).  I live in C...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0017a - Special Edition

    Posted July 11, 2011 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0017a - a Special Edition of The Model Railway Show - Trevor speaks with Railfan & Railroad Associate Editor (and The Model Railway Show's creative guru) Otto Vondrak about the NMRA's National Convention and the National Train Show. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-...

  • Thank you all

    Posted July 10, 2011 by Ian Kennedy

    Hello all my very good friends at Train Life. I have truly missed you. I thank each and every one of you for your thoughts and prayers during our recent misfortunes. Because of you and your faith and an excellent surgeon, I am now able to see again. Jennifer and I are both adjusting well to our live...

  • Railfanning. Hobby, Addiction or Zen

    Posted July 7, 2011 by NW Railfan

       I am near 42 yrs of age. I decided on my occupation in life at a very late time compared to most. In my youth, I would smoke pot, role-play(Dungeons and and Dragons), listen to the newest heavy metal/hard rock artist, loaf a lot, travel via hitchhiking, hang out with buddies. I, basical...

  • I'm Outta Here...

    Posted July 4, 2011 by Samibelk .

      Quick message to all my subscribers and friends, as u guys don’t know I’ll be leaving the country for 4 weeks due to vacation purposes to the Caribbean, during those 4 weeks I’m not  going to be uploading videos on YouTube nor Trainlife. However I’ll be doing upd...

  • How to carve Balsa Wood Siding

    Posted July 4, 2011 by marty makarick

    Balsa wood siding in N-Scale how to Posted by marty makarick 1 minute ago - Filed in Modeling - #How to Carve Balsa Wood Siding www.KLM-Enterprise.com by Marty Makarick  - 1 view Carving balsa wood siding --------------------------------------------------------------------------------&...