Monthly Archives: January 2009

Easy Landscape Creation With Styrofoam

A great option to create landscape for your model railroad is to use white Styrofoam board. This is a popular material as it is easy to use and is inexpensive. A 4 x 8 foot sheet of 1 ½” thick Styrofoam is a great size to cut and shape. The Styrofoam is best cut with a hot wire foam cutter. Kevin shows you how… Continue reading

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A Derailment Causes HO Scale Chaos

I’ve often spoken about the frustrations of having derailments on your model train layout and the 7 ways to solve them.

But derailments happen in real life and are a part of railroading… so to make your model trains come alive maybe you need to fabricate some derailments…? Continue reading

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