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Inexpensive Methods to Make Trees and Ground Cover For Your Model Railroad Layout

10th February 2011
1 of the most exciting aspects of model railroading is creating the scenery to improve the landscape of a layout. The scenery is what adds the personality and interest to a layout to make it truly special.There are all sorts of scenery accessories you can... Read >
Author: Felipe Atkinson

N Scale Model Trains - Advantages and Disadvantages

09th February 2011
Model trains come in a variety of sizes or scales. One of the most popular is the N scale which ranges from 1/148 to 1/160 the size of a real train. Putting it in perspective, a 70 foot locomotive would be about 5-1/4" to 5-5/8" long. With small size, ... Read >
Author: dave staples

7 Ways to Stop HO Model Train Derailments

05th July 2010
What happens if your model railroad keeps falling off the track? Thankfully, I have gathered seven tips to help model railroaders avoid model train derailment. Here is how:First TipSee to it that all connecting points on your layout are level, aligned and... Read >
Author: bobwoodbob77

How To Weather Model Train Scenery

04th May 2010
When it comes to weathering, most people only consider the trains and not the model train scenery. If you are purchasing buildings from a store, you will want to weather them as well in order to keep with the appearance. After all, it will look odd for th... Read >
Author: Kevin

O Gauge Trains - Newbie Mistakes to Avoid!

28th April 2010
O Gauge TrainsBefore you get too overly excited and jump in your car and dash down to the hobby store to get your hands on one of those beautiful O gauge trains in the store window-stop!Take a breath and just arm yourself with these TIPS first so you save... Read >
Author: jackvalens

all about crochet cowl pattern

27th April 2010
Chenille is a wonderful and versatile yarn that produces soft and luxurious fabric when knit or crocheted. Unfortunately, working with chenille is not always a trouble-free enterprise. One of the most common problems associated with chenille is the tende... Read >
Author: Carmelo Mayoer

Important Facts about G Scale Model trains

09th April 2010
There are so numerous model train scales to choose from now. While most people prefer smaller sizes for interior use, there are also big scale trains that can be used either indoors or outdoors. There are two common types of big scale trains, the G scale ... Read >
Author: ropulos

G SCALE MODEL TRAINS

27th October 2009
G scale model trains started out with Ernst Paul Lehmann in 1881. The company was Lehmann Brothers Bahn or LGB for short. These trains are the largest trains that model hobbyists deal with. They 1:22 or one twenty-second in size compared to real trains. A... Read >
Author: Kevin Smalley

The Top 10 Model Train Shops in Ohio

20th October 2009
For the past year I've been compiling a list of model train stores for my model railroading website. These shops all look like fantastic places to visit, but what are the most popular? Here is a list for the great state of Ohio. The most popular model ... Read >
Author: LarryTruett
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