Archive for November, 2011


Looking For A Model Train Set?

Are you looking for a model train set for the Christmas tree or a gift for someone? Then I recommend you have a look at the Chicago Metra by Kato USA. It comes complete with Bi-Level cars in a four-piece train set and would make any adult or kid very happy…   See the Kato Chicago […]

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Kids Can Learn So Much From Model Trains

“Videogames have taken over kids’ lives,” Bochicchio said. “Kids don’t build anything anymore. I want them to be able to use their hands, to be able to make models. Basically I want them to have a finished product when they’re done, something they can be proud of.” For Bochicchio, it’s his eight-year-old autistic son who […]

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Model Train Review: Lackawanna 4-8-4 Pocono Brass Steam Engine From Weaver Models

This is a video review of the O-Scale Lackawanna 4-8-4 “The Pocono” brass steam engine from Weaver Models. It is model #G1741. It is a high quality locomotive with great pulling power and amazing detail. Weaver Models also offer a great weathering service. If you want the model weathered by the factory be sure to […]

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Narrow Gauge Model Railway

This is an old narrow gauge 009 model railway that was run after a long time of not running.  

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Public Invited To See Model Train Displays Topanga Messenger

Public Invited To See Model Train Displays November 17, 2011 – Ten local model railroads will be open on Saturday, November 19, in an area ranging from Santa Barbara down to Simi Valley. This event is free to the public. These model railroads are on a self-guided tour organized by the hobby group, Model Railroads […]

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Model Railway Show: Spalding Model Railway Club (Spalding Guardian)

MORE than 4,000 visitors made tracks to Spalding Model Railway Club’s 2011 successful two-day show. Model railway enthusiasts from all over the country went along to show off their layouts or to admire the work of others at the event, organised by Holbeach man Edward Dickerson on behalf of the club… full article at spaldingtoday.co.uk […]

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Sandhill Central Model Railroad Club Hosts Annual Train Show (The Pilot: Southern Pines, NC)

The Sandhill Central Model Railroad Club will host its 29th annual pre-holiday train show from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20. The show will be held in the Historic Aberdeen Train Depot and Museum in Aberdeen, for the second year. The depot is located at the corner of Main and […]

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Ambridge Model Train Display A Work In Progress (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

The train display to be featured at the annual Ohio Valley Lines Model Railroad Club open house next week in Ambridge is a work in progress. The open house will be held every Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 26 to Jan. 15 — except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day […]

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Model Railroading at Maine State Museum

Augusta — Whether revisiting a nostalgic memory or a taking a first time peek at model trains chugging along the tracks, family members of all ages will delight at the sights and sounds of the Model Train Celebration at Maine State Museum in Augusta, Friday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, […]

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Railway Modeling Is A Growing Hobby

RAILWAY modelling is a growing hobby. Hornby, the famous British model-making company, recently recorded a large increase in sales and profits, partly due to increased sales in Europe. Ray Hensher, of Sheffield 0 Gauge group, is clear about the growing attraction of building scale models of railway landscapes. “People like doing something relaxing. So many […]

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Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg

via miniatur-wunderland.com Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany is a “one of a kind” model railroad that you will need a full day (and maybe even 2) to fully explore. It is believed to be the largest of it’s kind in the world and consists of over 11,000m of track in HO scale covering about 1,500 […]

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Model Railway Club: Wordsworth Model Railway 51

Model railway clubs are a great place to learn and mingle with people of the same interest. This video shows some great views of the Wordsworth Model Railway Club. It is the coming & goings at South Fangore.

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Keeping Kids Interested In Model Trains

Members of the Heritage N-Trak Group of Channahon spent most of their day Tuesday setting up their train modules so the public can enjoy their passion. For more than a decade, the N-Trak group has set up a display in the basement of the Morris Area Public Library the week before Thanksgiving. It all started […]

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Sebring Model Railroad Club Holds Open House – Canton, OH – CantonRep.com

The Sebring Model Railroad Club knows a thing or two about model trains. For starters, the group has built a 3,000-foot layout in the Sebring Station, which it owns. The club is celebrating National Model Railroad Month by holding its annual open house, which started Saturday and will continue this weekend at its clubhouse, a […]

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Hillcrest train on the move soon | move, hillcrest, soon – Clovis News Journal

A 105-year-old locomotive retired in Hillcrest Park since 1954 will soon be on the move. It’s headed for the Clovis Depot Model Train Museum at 221 W. First St. Joe Bennett, a local house mover whose father originally moved the train in 1954 when the Santa Fe railroad gave it to the city, has agreed […]

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EnterTRAINment Junction hosts Christmas attraction

WEST CHESTER TWP. — The world’s only train-themed family attraction is gearing up for the holidays with its most popular event of the year. EnterTRAINment Junction’s fourth annual Christmas Holiday Celebration kicks off Saturday, as the attraction turns its train displays into a winter wonderland for both young and old. The event features three free […]

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