Archive for March, 2011


Model Train Layout Pictures – Angels Gate Hi-Railers, San Pedro, California

Matt Jackson is a member of the Angels Gate Hi-Railers in San Pedro, California and has kindly sent in some pictures of their club layout. Several members and Matt have been working on this layout for the past several years in an old barracks building at Angels Gate Park in San Pedro (Angels Gate Hi-Railers.) It’s […]

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Dave’s Model Railway In The Loft

Dave has built this magnificent model railroad in his loft. Watch the video as he takes you on a complete tour of the streets, roads, buildings, lakes and so much more. See if you notice the access points in the middle of Dave’s model train layout.  Watch the trains run and enjoy a masterpiece that […]

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Dave’s Model Railway In The Loft

Dave has built this magnificent model railroad in his loft. Watch the video as he takes you on a complete tour of the streets, roads, buildings, lakes and so much more. See if you notice the access points in the middle of Dave’s model train layout.  Watch the trains run and enjoy a masterpiece that […]

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Pocono Valley Model Railroad by Jim Moore

Thanks to Jim Moore for providing these photos. Jim has modeled Pocono Valley, Eastern PA in the 60′s-70′s. His model railroad is HO Scale. Do you have any photos of your model railroad that you would like to share? All photos are appreciated and will help someone… Please send them to modeltrainsforbeginners[@]gmail.com Please leave your […]

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This Week’s Model Train Newsletter is Now Online – Issue # 170311

This week’s model train newsletter is now online for you. You can find it by visiting: –>> www.modelrailwaynews.com/model-train-newsletter-170311/ In this issue of the model train newsletter: 1. Model Train Beginners Need This 2. Arlin’s Model Railroad – A Work In Progress 3. Outdoor Model Railway Trains at the B&O Railroad Museum 4. Code 83 vs […]

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Arlin’s Model Railroad – A Work In Progress

Arlin Wauer from Coos Bay, Oregon has kindly sent in the photos of his model railroad. Here’s what Arlin had to say… I’m sending four pictures that were taken two months ago and as most layouts, a lot of changes have taken place. Luck has turned my way with my neighbor Tony has been a […]

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Outdoor Model Railway Trains at the B&O Railroad Museum

Outdoor model railway trains at the B and O Railroad Museum. Here’s a video from a recent visit to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD. It’s a large automated G-Scale layout with extensive scenery and live foliage. Along with the vast inventory of real trains, the museum also has the Smithsonian Museum’s […]

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Harold’s Model Train Layout In His Back Shed

. Thanks to Harold Hooper of California for sending in these photos of his model train layout. Harold’s small dog-bone shaped model railroad is located in his back shed. Because of the limited space in Harold’s shed, the only layout that would fit was a small dog-bone shaped layout. The scale is 1/48 by Lionel […]

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This Week’s Model Train Newsletter is Now Online – Issue # 100311

This week’s model train newsletter is now online for you. You can find it by visiting: –>> www.modelrailwaynews.com/model-train-newsletter-100311/ In this issue of the model train newsletter: 1. The Secret to Model Railroading at a Discount 2. Model Train Layout Photos 3. Walthers Cornerstone Built Ups Cantilever Grade Crossing 4. Plans For a Model Railroad Lift 5. […]

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Model Train Layout Photos From Charles Countess

. Thanks to Charles Countess for sending in his model railroad photos. These photos are great inspiration for any beginner and provide them with many ideas. Do you have any photos of your model railroad, or part built model railroad, that you would like to share? Email your model train layout photos to modeltrainsforbeginners[@]gmail.com and […]

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The Secret To Cheap Model Railroading

Almost every day I get emails from people complaining about how expensive model railroading is. After a few emails back and forth, I find out that they are either paying full retail for everything they need, or they are just not being creative by making their own stuff. Joining a model train club is the […]

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Walthers Cornerstone Built Ups Cantilever Grade Crossing Review

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This Week’s Model Train Newsletter is Now Online – Issue # 030311

This week’s model train newsletter is now online for you. You can find it by visiting: –>> http://modelrailwaynews.com/model-train-newsletter-03031/ In this issue of the model train newsletter: 1. Nashua Valley Model Railroad Partners With Make a Wish 2. Working Excavators For Your Model Railroad 3. Scratch Built 027 Model Railroad Structures Photos 4. Which Solder Is […]

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Bachmann Trains 2-6-0 Mogul Locomotive With Tender (Large Scale)

The 1:20.3 Baldwin Industrial 2-6-0 Mogul returns with new features such as an improved lead truck for superior tracking and a polarity selection switch for operation according to NMRA standards or Large Scale model railroading practices. Moguls were hard workers used for mining and logging throughout the first half of the 20th century. This smaller […]

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Scratch Built 027 Model Railroad Structures

Photos provided by Clint Adams. The photos below are Clint’s scratch built 027 structures. He took the motor from a microwave oven to power his turntable. The motor is mounted under the pit platform. Thanks for providing these photos Clint. Do you have any photos of your model railroad? Send them to modeltrainsforbeginners[@]gmail.com and share […]

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