• Module - schmodule...

    Posted April 21, 2012 by Toni Ryan

      Got a bit more done on the module this week.  I tried to carve the foam with a razor knife.  fter nearly severing a thumb, I headed for the hobby shop to pick up a hot wire foam cutter.  While I was ther eI grabbed some ME code 55 rail, a few pieces of Atlas 55 flex track and s...

  • Any Modelers in Northern Alberta?

    Posted April 17, 2012 by Jerret Puchailo

    Hello, i am wondering if there are any HO scale modelers located in the area between Edmonton, Alberta, and GrandPrarrie, Alberta...or within that general area?  As far as i know there is only 1 that i know of outside Edmonton.

  • Sad News

    Posted April 15, 2012 by Darrin Godwin

    With sorrowful heart, I need to let the member of TL know that Saturday April 14, 2012 was the funeral for a good friend,fellow modeler and TL member, Tony Howard. I Knew Tony for about 6 years. We met at a Hobby Lobby in the train/scenery department. He was with his 3 kids and was looking for ...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0036

    Posted April 14, 2012 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0036 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Professor Klyzlr about his remarkable exhibition layout, Brooklyn 3AM. We also talk to Dave Owens about the New England/Northeast RPM meet. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking podcast. For more information - including ...

  • First Impressions of Trainlife

    Posted April 11, 2012 by Jimmy Anderson

    I just found out about Trainlife today after purchasing an Exact Rail Trinity Reefer. There was a card for this website so I thought I'd sign up. Everyone has been very friendly and welcoming so far. It's nice to have a social networking site like this that is centralized around this great hobby of ...

  • Perkins spur - or a journey in HO modelling

    Posted April 10, 2012 by Christian Maheu

    Good day all,   I have been recently made aware of this fine community and thought I would share the construction of my very first HO layout but first, let me introduce myself and give a brief rundown of what I hope to achieve.   I have been in the modelling seen for 30 years, dabbling...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0035

    Posted March 31, 2012 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0035 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Duncan Mcree from Tam Valley Depot about the future of layout and train control. We also talk to René Gourley about how hobbyists can take advantage of 3D printing technology. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking...

  • lifting up part 2

    Posted March 29, 2012 by bobby gervais

    well it been a few week and as you know i finily started on my metal bridge which is the perimite bridge for the layout it been on hold for a week cause i need to get more metal it will be a truss style it been a diffecult process but been fun i belive i got 10 hours with a possiblty of 20 more hour...

  • The Shack........one year later

    Posted March 19, 2012 by Rick Phipps

    This month marks a year ago when I started in earnest to turn a 10' X 12' "shack" into my layout. Since I didn't have any room in the house to do one..........ok, a room in the house that the wife would relinquish.........I decided to take one of the two buildings in the back yard and make it my ded...

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0034

    Posted March 14, 2012 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0034 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Clare Gilbert on the 20th anniversary of his company, Sylvan Scale Models. We also talk to Otto Vondrak about a new book honoring the life of Hal Carstens. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking podcast. For more informat...