Kitbashing

Why would a model railroader alter or change a perfectly good kit that he or she just purchased?  The answer is actually not very complicated if you’ve been involved with this hobby for awhile.  Where it may be true that there are some well made kits available and a huge selection to choose from, it…

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Model Train Track Work

You can invest months or even years in creating a precisely detailed model train layout.  However, if your trains do not run smoothly or trouble free all of the previously mentioned effort will quickly become a waste of time, because your railroad will eventually be something that only collects dust. With that said, one could…

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Model Train Hobby Shops Versus Regular Hobby Shops

In general, most people have very little time left in their day to relax and enjoy themselves. However, the spare time that one may have after a demanding work day, and during the days you have away from work are better served if they are devoted to a hobby that you enjoy. You’ll soon discover…

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Building Model Railroads Can Change Your Life!

If you’ve arrived at a point in your life where you’ve decided that something more needs to be added, in addition to family and work, building your own model railroad can be an excellent choice.  The popularity of model trains and model railroading in the United States alone is amazing. Each and every month more…

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Model Train Transformer

The model train transformer is without doubt the most important component of your model railroading empire, because without it your trains will not run.  If you have an impressive layout, this is certainly not the part that will catch the observers eye unless they are a dyed in the wool, true blue, model train enthusiast,…

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Model Train Pictures

  Would you like to share your model train layout photos with the visitors to this site?   Send your pictures to: elliotdavenport1@aol.com   When you send your pictures also include a little information about yourself and your layout.   If your layout is a work in progress….don’t worry, because other model railroaders will appreciate…

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Model Train Kits

If you’re considering model trains for a hobby one of the easiest and better ways to get started is to purchase one of the many model train kits that are available today. There certainly is no shortage of manufacturers in this model railroading marketplace, and most provide an excellent selection of rolling stock and accessories.…

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Model Railroad Train Shows

Even if you’re an experienced model railroader you have probably heard this amazing pastime referred to as “The Wonderful World Of Model Trains” on more than one occasion. If there was ever a perfect description for a hobby or pastime this is certainly the right choice! There are so many different dimensions to this pastime,…

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Model Train Engines

Interestingly enough, model train engines are also referred to as locomotives and this should not be construed as though someone had misspoken. With that said, however, this can be somewhat misleading, because it would be equally important to recognize that each locomotive has an engine of it’s own, and the size of it’s engine would…

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Planning A Model Train Layout (Part One)

If you’ve arrived at the point where you’ve decided that you would like to become a model railroader and invest the time to plan and build a model train layout, you’ll soon discover that you’ve made a great choice for a hobby.  One of the additional benefits is that this is also a pastime that…

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