Tag: model rail

What size is your scale model train

In 1891, Marklin, a toy company in Leipzig, Germany, became eternally connected to toy trains when they developed the standards for toy trains. Over a hundred and ten years have passed and toy train manufactures are still using Marklin’s standards…

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,…

Back to work on the layout

Summer is over and I have started back to work on the layout, I hope to push and get the lower level layout operational before Christmas. The first thing to do is finish the track wiring, at this point the…

Demolition yard prior to separation

You can see the whole yard board at this point. Buildings have been removed and the section has been placed on its side to work on it, at the bottom of the picture you can see the wiring board has…