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Oct 15, BYMRR Survey

Tue, 2019-10-15 03:34
Survey of the BYMRR website to gain input from viewers on what they would like added or changed to make the site more useful to them.

Oct 11, Modeling a Winter Scene

Fri, 2019-10-11 05:26
How to create a complete winter scene for your model railroad, including methods of making snow, ice and icicles.

Oct 9, Model Railroad Turntable

Wed, 2019-10-09 04:45
How to add a model railroad turntable to your train layout

Oct 7, Train Songs

Mon, 2019-10-07 19:14
Have you ever noticed how many train songs there are out there? There must be hundreds, if not thousands, in all genres of music. It just goes to show you how much trains and railroads have been part of our lives. Airplanes and ships aren't referred to in songs nearly as much as trains. There is something nostalgic and romantic about trains, sad and happy at the same time - taking lovers away and bringing them home. A great website All About Vinyl Records written by a friend of mine, Danny Sandrik, includes a section about train songs. What a great walk down memory lane that is to hear great musicians play these old train songs! Check it out...

Oct 2, 0-6-0 Vintage Steam Locomotive and 3 Passenger Cars

Wed, 2019-10-02 17:51
This old vintage Lionel O-scale steam-powered passenger train was found in a friend's attic along with some other train items that I purchased about 2

Sep 29, Model Railroad Backdrop

Sun, 2019-09-29 05:28
How to make a model railroad backdrop.

Sep 29, Model Train Couplers

Sun, 2019-09-29 05:01
All about model train couplers – different types of couplers and uncouplers, and installation tips.

Sep 23, Seaboard Railroad Station

Mon, 2019-09-23 07:56
This restored railroad station in Suffolk is now a museum containing a large 2-room model railroad accurately depicting the area and the time when the station was at its peak.

Sep 22, Easily made pine trees

Sun, 2019-09-22 03:01
See youtube how i make the big number of fast made nice pine trees. http://youtu.be/-xu9OoMBTyI After some practice i make about 10 in an hour, costing

Sep 19, Model Railroad Classifieds

Thu, 2019-09-19 08:57
Have model railroad items to sell? List them here on Model Railroad Classifieds!

Sep 14, Train Art: aka, The Art of Model Railroading

Sat, 2019-09-14 17:00
Train Art: photos, paintings and posters to inspire you as you build your empire.

Sep 10, Building Your Model Railroad

Mon, 2019-09-09 21:00
Your favorite model railroading website has been undergoing major renovations and improvements in recent weeks! Links fixed. Many pages updated. Pages load much faster. And More. If you haven't been here for a while, it might be worth a recheck...

Sep 6, 3D Printing

Fri, 2019-09-06 04:00
3D printing is a great way to create unique 3D models or parts for your miniature model railroad in any scale.

Aug 31, Train Table - FREE

Sat, 2019-08-31 05:30
Paul K. of Richmond, Va is moving and has to part with a very nice train table (suitable for HO or N scale), which he is happy to donate to a good home. The table is 34 inches tall, 98 inches long and 49.5 inches wide. He has a truck so he can help with local delivery. Send me an email at gjwarth@mac.com if anyone is interested. Click the link below to see a picture...

Aug 11, Model Railroad Software

Sun, 2019-08-11 10:48
Various types of model railroad software are available which may be helpful for developing actual or virtual layouts.

Aug 11, Model Railroad Software

Sun, 2019-08-11 10:48
Various types of model railroad software are available which may be helpful for developing actual or virtual layouts.

Jul 25, Building a Website

Thu, 2019-07-25 15:12
Describes the basic process of building a website for your model railroad club or to display your own train layout, and what's required to accomplish this.

Jul 25, Building a Website

Thu, 2019-07-25 15:12
Describes the basic process of building a website for your model railroad club or to display your own train layout, and what's required to accomplish this.

Jul 21, Lionel Double Tower Floodlights

Sun, 2019-07-21 05:07
I am building a baseball stadium with lights. I recently purchased 2 Lionel Pug and Play Double Floodlight Towers (6-82013). I am confused on how to supply

Jul 21, Lionel Double Tower Floodlights

Sun, 2019-07-21 05:07
I am building a baseball stadium with lights. I recently purchased 2 Lionel Pug and Play Double Floodlight Towers (6-82013). I am confused on how to supply