Union Pacific's Big Boy 4014 to visit Provo!

Union Pacific's Big Boy 4014 to visit Provo!

September 26, 2019

We are pleased that it will be at the Union Pacific yard in provo which is about 1 mile from the TrainLife.com store on October 2nd & 3rd

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August 07, 2019 1 Comment

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Utah's Year of Trains!

Utah's Year of Trains!

April 17, 2019

This is a Big summer in Utah for railfans and we're lucky to be close to the action.

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Trinity 6275 Boxcar Questions - ExactRail Blog

May 14, 2018

Each time we release this car there are a number of questions that inevitably come up. My hope with this blog is to answer the more common ones.

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A visit to the layouts at the 2018 railway hobby show - video

March 12, 2018

Part of the fun for us is the opportunity to travel around the country visiting model train shows...

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Tools of the Trade

February 22, 2018 1 Comment

...be careful not to overlook the importance and necessity of tools. Although they can be expensive, they are well worth the expense.

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Weathering Basics: India Ink and Rubbing Alcohol

February 16, 2018

One of my favorite tools for weathering is the simple combination of India Ink and rubbing alcohol. It is easy to make and handy for numerous applications. 

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Trestle Benchwork | Saving the Daneburg Subdivision

January 07, 2018 1 Comment

I was very pleased with how the legs turned out. I had my doubts about them and fortunately those all turned out to be non-issues.

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Saving the Daneburg Subdivision - Episode 6

November 14, 2017

In this final episode hear from Pelle about what got him started modeling and what made him create the Daneburg Subdivision.

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November 07, 2017

Putting together this Sectional Layout went more smoothly that we had hoped.

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ERA Films: Chasing Pelle Soeborg's HO Scale Daneburg Subdivison Layout on a train

November 06, 2017

It is appropriate that a Union Pacific-based layout would be shipped on a Union Pacific train.

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Saving the Daneburg Subdivision - Episode 4

October 31, 2017

Check out this video overview about the process of building the super cool trestle style legs we are using for benchwork!

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