Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Disney Model Train Layout Inside Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn

This is one of the model train layouts on display at Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn. The barn is located in Griffith Park, Los Angeles. This particular barn was used by Walt as a machine shop for his miniature steam trains … Continue reading

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The Golden Gate Model Railroad Club

Here is a short video showing the model train layout at the Golden Gate Model Railroad Club. I’ve said before that the best way to learn about model railroads is to join your local model railroad club, because you will … Continue reading

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2011 National Model Train Show in Sacramento, California

Thanks to Model Railroad Hobbyist News Reporter Jeff Shultz for providing these great interviews and updates from the 2011 National Model Train Show in Sacramento, California. There are some exciting new products to be released by the different companies in the next … Continue reading

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Atlas Model Railroad Company: #57 Deluxe Switch Control Box

Atlas Model Railroad Company has created a brand new deluxe control switch box. The Atlas Model Railroad Company are known for creating reliable electrical components, so the #57 deluxe switch control box should be no different. It is practical for … Continue reading

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Bachmann Spectrum Large Scale 1:20.3 38 Ton Shay Locomotive

These videos demonstrate the features, maintenance requirements and history of the Bachmann Spectrum Large Scale 1:20.3 38 Ton Shay Locomotive. This is a great model and will surely be loved by Bachmann large scale fans. Got any comments? Please leave … Continue reading

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Athearn Genesis HO Scale Locomotive With F45 Tsunami Sound

This is a short video to demonstrate the Athearn Genesis HO scale locomotive with F45 tsunami sound. The running of the locomotive is a little jerky, because of the quick set up trying to demonstrate the sound. However, it is a … Continue reading

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Basildon Model Railway Exhibition

The 2011 Basildon Model Railway Exhibition (Essex, UK) was well attended and enjoyed by all. A large variety of scales was on display including HO, OO, N, Z scale. As usual Thomas was a big hit with the children. Below … Continue reading

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Building a Model Railroad in India

Building a model railroad in India requires a lot of imagination and persistance. That’s because there are no hobby shops just down the road, or in the next city. Amarjit Singh Walia from Bangalore, India has sent in these pictures … Continue reading

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Model Train Show – Chasewater Model Railway Exhibition

The Chasewater Model Railway Exhibition was another successful model train show. Model train beginners had a fabulous time being helped by the experienced model railroaders. Some of the model train club’s showing their wonderful layouts at the show were: The … Continue reading

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Model Train Scenery Using Plaster

Our fellow model railroader Barry Palmer has generously shared more great pictures of the model train layout he is building with his grandson. Some people may remember Barry’s story and his stage 1 photos.  In the photos below Barry has … Continue reading

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