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Nov 21, Sound Effects for Model Railroads

15 hours 45 min ago
All about sound effects for model railroads, including various sound systems available, and tips on creating your own railroad sound system.

Nov 17, New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Train Show

Sun, 2019-11-17 06:57
NYBG is ramping up for another great Holiday Train Show. If you live in New York or are visiting there for the Holidays, you must see this! I promise you will be amazed and awe-inspired. The show starts on November 23 this year.

Nov 16, Lehigh Valley Model Railroad - Wyoming Division

Sat, 2019-11-16 05:16
Chuck Davis' Lehigh Valley Model Railroad, Wyoming Division, is every modeler's dream layout - a great inspiration!

Nov 12, Upcoming Train Shows and Events

Mon, 2019-11-11 21:00
Check out the planned train shows and events scheduled around the Holidays! Find one near you!

Nov 9, Model Railroad Yard

Sat, 2019-11-09 06:52
This page contains all the ins and outs about building a basic model railroad yard for your train layout.

Oct 31, Tracks

Thu, 2019-10-31 19:45
A digital newsletter containing lots of new or updated tips and information about model railroading

Oct 30, Model Railroad Photos: Tutorial

Wed, 2019-10-30 04:52
All about how to take great model railroad photos – the best tools and techniques.

Oct 27, New Web Design

Sun, 2019-10-27 15:43
BYMRR has undergone some major design changes. But don't worry, the content is all still here. You can find all your favorite pages either from the Navigation Bar on the top or on the left side. Also, you can use the Search Page. I hope you like the new design. Let me know if you have any problem with it.

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. 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...