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Husband And Wife Can’t Get Enough After 9 Model Railway Layouts

Every day we receive emails from enthusiastic model railroaders but this Husband and Wife model railroading team were perfect to profile this Valentines Day…

Meet Brian and Ann Silby from The Rylstone Wellingborough Northants England. Continue reading

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3 Ways to Choose the Right Model Train Scale To Suit You

If you are a model train beginner then you might be asking… “Which model train scale is best suited for me?”

A common mistake for model train beginners is to confuse scale and gauge.

Let me explain… scale is the proportion of the replica to the real thing. For example, HO scale locomotives are 1/87 the size of the real life locomotive. Model train gauge is the width between the inside running edge of the track…. Continue reading

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7 Tips to Save Money on Your Model Trains

If you have been a model railroader for some time you will understand that the costs of model trains can add up very quickly. Model trains are the best hobby in the world, but if you are going to pay full retail price for everything you buy, it will soon become the most expensive hobby you have ever had!

Here is how to save money on your model trains… Continue reading

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The Fat Finger Syndrome With Model Trains

A reader emailed asking how they could get past the fat finger syndrome… when trying to hold and work on their model train models… Continue reading

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HO Scale Model Train Set to We Will Rock You (Alternate)

A video of a Grand Trunk GP38 and a Chicago Central GP38 pulling 28 mixed freight cars on the Fever River Club Layout in Freeport IL. The song is the second half of an alternate version of We Will Rock … Continue reading

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ho model railroad layout to bound for glory

A wall display showing how the western railroads merged to become 2 giant railroads. Duration : 0:8:51

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AeroTrain & U.P. M-10000

Running Samples of Con-Cor Trains new HO AeroTrain and HO M-10000 Scale models. Exciting new HO models of historic trains Full details at www.con-cor.com Duration : 0:2:51

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HO Model Railroad by a UPRR locomotive engineer

HO layout 9 years in the making by a Union Pacific RR engineer Duration : 0:9:46

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RD Moses’ HO scale Texas & Pacific Railway

Special thanks to RD Moses, owner and builder of his magnificent HO scale Texas & Pacific Railway model railroad. COPYRIGHT 2007 TEXASPACIFIC Put your advertisement on this video or any other of mine! You can even sponsor me, and have … Continue reading

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HO Railroad – lbprods.net

H O model railroading is big business, many people have miniature railroads in thier homes. There are many clubs around the world. Duration : 0:6:22

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