Category: Model trains

Trains in Miniature

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…

Your Quick Guide To Model Railroad Layout Kits

Most people have some older train models in the attic whether they actually belonged to them a few years ago or whether they belonged to relatives that were alive before the 1950s dip in popularity. However, model railroads are well…

Discover Model Trains

Model train manufacturers have done a great job of recreating life size trains as realistic models. And they’ve been doing it since the late 19th century when electric model trains first appeared. Take a moment to discover the magic of…

NEW PASSENGER SEATING FOR YOUR HO D&S RR

Expand your HO scale Durango & Silverton Railroad with a combine and two coaches in three new roadnames. These 1860-1880 era cars feature duck bill roofs, metal wheels, and prototypical paint schemes. The perfect complements to our Durango & Silverton…

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,…

An Introduction To Garden Railroads

A popular trend in model railroading is using equipment and accessories that are rugged enough to stand up to the weather to build outdoor railroad layouts. The term “garden railroads” stems from the fact that these outdoor layouts are often…