Archive for January, 2012


Model Train Sets For Adults: Lionel BNSF Ice Cold Express Train Set O-Scale

This is a video review of suggested model train sets for adults. Eric reviews the Lionel BNSF Ice Cold Express (O-Scale) which is a great model train set for adults. This is a highly detailed model train set and a solid performer. If you are looking for a fully functional train set then you should […]

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Model Railroader Magazine

Model Railroader Magazine has been the go to model railroading magazine for many years. Watch the video below as Editor Neil Besougloff explains what’s new in next months issue. If you are a beginner, an experienced model railroader or just an armchair model railroader, then this is the best model railroading magazine on the market […]

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Model Train Review: Lionel Burlington Northern SD-60, Crane & Boom Cars

This is a video review of the Lionel Burlington Northern SD-60 Legacy diesel locomotive and the Burlington Northern Command Control Crane and Boom Cars. Click the video to play and turn up your speakers… Features of the Lionel Burlington Northern Leagacy SD60 Diesel Locomotive #8302: Legacy Control System equipped Odyssey II Speed Control Legacy RailSounds Directional […]

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G-Scale Model Railroad At The Living Desert

The huge G-Scale model train display at The Living Desert is something worth seeing… The model trains became an addition to The Living Desert in 1998. It was supposed to be a display that would only run in the evenings as part of the WildLights, but due to the poularity of the layout it now […]

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From Playstation To Model Railroading

The “Bognor Regis Observer” reported that the Playstation generation is given new meaning. The kids of today have been labelled the “Playstation” generation (correctly or incorrectly) because they tend to spend most of their time on the Playstation. But in Bognor Regis a group of kids have been inspired to try their hand at Model […]

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Model Train Review: O Scale Lionel 6-28371 Union Pacific DD35A Diesel Locomotive

This is a video review of the O scale Lionel 6-28371 Union Pacific DD35A Diesel Locomotive with Legacy. This is an awesome diesel locomotive in O scale with outstanding features and great sound. The DD35 was basically 2 GP35 diesel locomotives on a single chassis making up 88ft of locomotive. Watch the video for a […]

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Model Trains For Beginners Is Reversing The Decline In Model Railroading

Model Trains For Beginners has been on a mission since 2008 to reverse the decline in model Railroading. Dan Morgan of ModelTrainsForBeginners.com says that the kids of today are missing out because a video game will never give you as much pleasure as planning, building and constructing a working model railroad. We live in an […]

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How To Make LED Lighting For Your Model Train Coaches

Here’s how to make a row of LED lighting for your model train coaches. This is a great addition to any model train coaches you have and will certainly add to the realism and bring them to life… The coach lighting is made using a small lighting board (with 3 x SMD LED’s), 4 diodes […]

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Model Railroad Tips: Using An Old Boxcar As An Advertising Billboard

Boxcars on your model railroad may serve many different purposes. They could be used for hauling almost any type of cargo. But, what about using a static boxcar as an advertising billboard? This would make for an interesting addition to any model railroad.  Here’s an article from Ryan Kunkle that explains this idea in more […]

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