Month: March 2018

HO Toy Trains – An Antique of Today

Collecting toy trains is referred to as the world’s greatest hobby; and for some, it isn’t just a hobby. It’s a passion and a way of life, perhaps beginning in childhood. Several toy train collectors started their hobby as children,…

Scale Model Train Layouts Developing Your First One

To develop your model train layout there are four major steps to take before you begin construction: 1: Select the size of your model train, that is the scale or gauge. Scales range from micro-sized Z scale for tiny layouts…

Track Layout Ideas For Your Model Train

For the model train enthusiast, purchasing the rolling stock is only the start of what will become an extensive, and possibly life changing project – maybe very costly, certainly very time consuming, but thoroughly enjoyable. The major part of establishing…

Model Train Scales

When you get into model railroading, you quickly learn about model train scales. Every model train that is produced has a scale letter associated with it, such as: HO, O and so forth. The scale let’s you know how true…