Tag: model trains

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…

Buying Your First Model Train

Selecting the right model train can be a difficult task for the newcomer to the model-railroading hobby. There are so many trains out there, each in a different size. In this article, I am going to discuss a couple important…

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…

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…