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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 https://www.sdmrm.org/shop to see the full selection and place your order. If you have any questions, contact giftshop@sdmrm.org. 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..