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  • Couplers: When You Know You’ve Graduated from Toys to Models By Mike Allred           My father was a model railroader.  He did not play with trains; he modeled them.  He did share his hobby with me, but in a limited sense.  That is...
  • 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...

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  • June 24, 2017 - 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, 2017 - 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 4, 2016 - hosted by Ralph Young
    Largest model railroad show in northern Utah. All scales represented. Many venders. Children free. Just south of the Ogden UTA Intermodel/Frontrunner station.
  • April 2, 2016 - hosted by David Ng
    This is an all scales show with items from Z scale to G scale plus Tinplate and Toy Trains plus operating layouts. New this time is a 30 foot long modular Z scale layout. Over 160 tables already sold. We usually sell out and try to squeeze more in. Located in the Southwest Washington Fairgr...