Category Archives: Model Train Tips

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 a model railroad project is the design and implementation of the layout the diorama with scenery, structures and appropriate scale track for operating the trains. The size of the layout you can design, build and operate depends on the amount of room in which you have to set […]

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Chugging Along Online – Tips for Buying Model Trains on the Internet

One of the best things about modern times is the ready availability of materials and supplies. Since the advent of the internet you don’t even have to travel to your local mall or distribution center to find that hard to come by toy or model, you can order it delivered right to your door! The only caveat to this plethora of supplies is that you don’t always know exactly what it is you are getting, without being able to see and handle an item before hand it’s […]

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All About Standard Gauge Toy Trains

Collecting toy trains is a very popular hobby among many people. Some collect them because they are reminded of their childhood, or because they had one or two of these realistic toys passed down to them through the generations. Standard gauge toy trains are one of the most popular collectible toy trains. There are many replicas and styles to choose from, and some of these toy trains are quite hard to come by. If you’re new to collecting toy trains or are just looking for unique pieces […]

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