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  • Atlas has released it's N scale model of the Fairbanks-Morse Trainmaster.  What a marvelous model locomotive!   It's been a long time coming for this engine.  Few modelers today even know who Fairbanks-Morse was, or that it's flagship product, the TrainMaster, was the heavyweight ch...
  • Everone models in differnt ways and use whatever imagination we can conger up in creating our magical scenes. This blog will attemp to express from the static view of those  people that just stand there like statues and stare into space, every scene has a story and the following may be a bit we...
  • November 11, 2016
    Posted by Alex Burnett
    I don't have a functioning layout so, at the moment, all my pleasure comes from buying junkers and getting them back into respectable operating condition.My current project started out with the purchase of a Mantua 4-6-2 from an acquaintance on a Facebook group of which I am a member. Here is what I...
  • As the country song goes, I get by with a little help from my frinds and in this case it is with the decisions about the layout and the response I got from my last blog. As my earlier blog stated, I had gotten burned out from working on a layout that wasn't matching what I had hoped to achieve and w...

Recent Events

  • June 24 - hosted by Phillip Weston
    Be sure to "get on board" when the Big Bend Model Railroad Association brings you the 26th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Show & Sale. More Vendors, More Displays, More Tables and More Layouts than ever before!! We have increased our square footage to bring you the very best the area has to...
  • February 4 - hosted by Charley Hepperle
    Santa Fe prototype and modeling presentations. Scheduled speakers: • John Signor — The L.A. Terminal in the 1930s and '40s • Keith Jordan — A roundtable discussion with several well-known former Santa Fe employees • Bob Chaparro — Modeling the southern California citrus industry • John Signor — ...
  • October 15, 2016 - hosted by Eccentric Crank
    October 14-15, 2017 Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 10am-4pm 20th Annual Model Railway and Hobby Show! Admission: Adults $7,2 day pass $10 Children $5 (ages 6 to 15), Children under 6 FREE & Family $20 (limit of six per family) Parking by donation. location: Floor 1 & 2 facebook: www.facebo...
  • March 12, 2016 - hosted by Matt Burton
    The 2016 Model Train Show is coming to Atlanta, Georgia at the Cobb Galleria. Saturday March 12th from 10am to 5pm, AND Sunday March 13th from 10am to 4pm. Cobb Galleria is at 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339. Adults - $10.00, Children under 12 - FREE
  • April 30, 2016 - hosted by Matt Burton
    The 2016 DIXIE LINE DAYS is coming to Wartrace, Tennessee Saturday April 30th. It's a full day of dealer swap tables, operating model railroad layouts, how-to clinics, model and switching contests, door prizes, CSX mainline action within ground shaking distance, live bluegrass music, food, and more....