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Nov 17, Need help on track

Tue, 2020-11-17 17:01
I am just entering the world of N gauge and would like to start with a somewhat basic and small track setup. I have reviewed some scenes/layouts, but

Nov 17, San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Tue, 2020-11-17 15:59
The San Diego Model Railroad Museum in sunny Southern California is not only home to award-winning layouts, but boasts an Online Gift Shop, full of apparel, mementos, and books for any train lover. Little ones will love sporting an engineer's cap, playing with a changeable trains-former, or reading classic stories like The Little Engine That Could. Grown-ups can sip their morning cup of Joe out of a Rosie the Riveter mug, show their love of the railroad with a fun t-shirt, or put some steam in their holiday baking with a locomotive cookie cutter! The best part? Every purchase you make directly supports the museum, helping to preserve the heritage and practice of model railroading for future generations! Visit to see the full selection and place your order. If you have any questions, contact Happy Holidays!

Nov 4, Tracks: November 2020

Wed, 2020-11-04 14:39
Tracks: a model railroad newsletter with lots of information on modeling tips and techniques, article and product reviews, layout tours and other great videos.

Oct 25, Model Railroad Story

Sun, 2020-10-25 05:58
Here is a nice little story about railfanning in the mountains from MRH...

Oct 2, Tracks: October 2020

Fri, 2020-10-02 02:29
Tracks: A model railroad newsletter bringing new tips, techniques and interesting information to model railroaders of all ages and all gauges.

Sep 24, Tips on Model Railroad Tracks

Thu, 2020-09-24 02:56
Tips on types of model railroad track to use, layout design, and how to lay the track

Sep 17, Halloween!

Thu, 2020-09-17 08:07

Sep 1, Tracks: September 2020

Tue, 2020-09-01 03:15
Another great issue of Tracks, the newsletter for model railroaders of all ages and all scales.

Aug 22, Tracks: August 2020

Sat, 2020-08-22 04:43
A monthly model railroad newsletter that's full of tips, photos and videos to keep model railroaders inspired.

Aug 22, Realistic Scenery from Aluminum Flashing

Sat, 2020-08-22 04:27
This is an article by Goeff Green published on this site in 2015 that I thought was worth mentioning again. This would be a great way to develop mountains, cliffs, tunnels and other structures quickly and with less mess than using plaster. You could use it as a rocky cliff, or it could provide a base to which you could add ground cover, bushes and other vegetation. If you are in the terrain or structure-building phase of developing your layout, take a look. Also, read the many comments that follow the article..