• 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 ...

  • 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...

  • SLR #2062

    Posted March 7, 2012 by Nscaler Gen

    Here's a couple of new pics of this weathering project, with an updated high resolution slideshow  available courtesy of Flickr:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/61768275@N04/sets/72157628674886997/show/    

  • Buildings Photos

    Posted March 5, 2012 by tom gunning

    Hey out there would like to know if anyone is from Jacksonville,Florida? If so I need some photos for some buildings I'd like to build for my layout. Can I get any HELP!!!!!!!!Please let me know ok. Thanks, Tom G.

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0033

    Posted February 29, 2012 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0033 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Lance Mindheim about operating a modern era switching layout. We also talk to Don Goodman-Wilson, a North American enthusiast who models Japanese prototypes. The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking podcast. For more inform...

  • Designer's block

    Posted February 26, 2012 by Harold One Feather

    I keep trying to design a prototypical layout using track planning software but keep running into the wall called designer's block. In the first design below, I used Walthers code 83 curved turnouts #8 and #7 1/2. I'm thinking that I don't need the outer #8 and still keep a parallel track needed fo...