Archive for April, 2011


Weathering a Vehicle for a Model Train Layout

Most beginners think that weathering items on their model train layout is hard, but it is actually easy. It just takes a few tries and you can also be weathering like an expert. Watch as a car is weathered using the sponge applicators used in most cosmetic products. Got any weathering tips or ideas? Please […]

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Amtrak Bi Level Passenger Coaches

This video shows the Amtrak Bi-Level Passenger Coaches which have proven popular, and a great addition to model train layouts around the world. They tend to run very well considering the height, but you should check the height clearances of your bridges, tunnels, etc. before purchasing. These particular Amtrack bi-level passenger coaches are being pulled […]

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Gordon’s Hill and Elsbridge – Thomas is Alive and Well

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Adirondack Branch of the D&H Model Railroad

Thanks to Lee Schamberger from Troy New York for supplying these photos of his model railroad. Here is what Lee had to say about his layout… My HO scale layout is based in part on the Delaware and Hudson Railways Adirondack Branch. It’s a work in progress.The rail line goes from Corinth NY to Hadley […]

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N Scale Model Train Layout With Virgin Voyager Class 220 High Speed Train

This is ngaugefan’s very first model train layout! It features an Imax Cinema, Kato high rise buildings, a lake, a car dealership, a shopping retail park, a hotel, haulage company and more. It also has an international airport that I will name Heathwick Airport (Heathrow, Gatwick play on words). It is completely fictitious with a […]

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Model Railroad Pictures – Layout By Chris Tandy

Thanks to Chris Tandy for providing these photos of his model train layout. This is going to be great inspiration for any other model railroader. The attention to detail is amazing. I was impressed by the great weathering techniques… Especially the aged look on the buildings. The backdrop is up there with some of the […]

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Model Train Layout Pictures From Ed Beck

Thanks to Ed Beck for providing these amazing photos of his model train layout. Ed is from Ocala, Florida and this is his first model train layout… Unbelievable! It is 3 foot by 5 foot and is in N-Scale. Well done Ed, that is a great job and to think that it is your first […]

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This Week’s Model Train Newsletter is Now Online – Issue #010411

This week’s model train newsletter is now online for you. You can find it by visiting: –>> www.modelrailwaynews.com/model-train-newsletter-010411/ In this issue of the model train newsletter: 1. Dave’s Model Railway In The Loft (video)2. Angels Gate Hi-Railers – Layout Pictures3. Model Railway Layouts Can Get Expensive, But…4. What Is The Pilot of an Engine?5. Best Model […]

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