Monthly Archives: 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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