• The Model Railway Show - Episode 0046

    Posted December 14, 2012 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0046 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Seth Neumann and Chris Drome about using RFID to generate wheel reports on Seth's HO scale layout. We also talk to Troels Kirk about how he uses color effectively on his On30 Coast Line Railroad.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-pac...

  • Calendar for 2013 as free Download

    Posted December 12, 2012 by Peter Wehrhahn

    I have just put my new calendar for the next year to my BLOG. You may download it for free as a pdf or as single jpg in a zip-archive.     Direct Link to the calendar page:   http://modellcom.blogspot.com/2012/12/mein-aktueller-us-kalender-dieses-mal.html   Seasons Greet...

  • Wow - December already

    Posted December 2, 2012 by Toni Ryan

      I can't believe it's December already!   We had our third PNW FreemoN meet on October 20th at the the Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club.  It was a BLAST!  The club members were getting ready for their Christmas season open house, plus they were hosting a private tour for a mo...


    Posted December 2, 2012 by Arthur Houston

    Video of the NCE DCC 30 Amp system set up at the MSMRC.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPl-k5L393E

  • The model Railway Show - Episode 0045

    Posted November 30, 2012 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0045 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Layout Design SIG founder Doug Gurin. We also welcome back NMRA president Charlie Getz to discuss a major new exhibit on scale model railroading being planned for a world-class railroad museum.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced...

  • A New Beginning...

    Posted November 24, 2012 by Rick Phipps

    Anyone who has been following my progress on my "shack" knows that my layout has been a long time in coming. With not having any room that I and the CEO (better known as my wife) could agree on I got the idea of taking my 10'X12' "shack" and turning it into my first small layout. As I began the...


    Posted November 17, 2012 by Arthur Houston

    Visit my world and many others at arthurhouston3. Put name in YouTube Search box and it will take you to all of my videos.


    Posted November 15, 2012 by Arthur Houston

    A visit to one side of the Grande pacific model RR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnq6tXsKjqA

  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0044

    Posted November 14, 2012 by Trevor Marshall

    In Episode 0044 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with new NMRA president Charlie Getz about his plans for his tenure in office. We also talk with Dave Arnovitz from Norfolk Southern Corp about an HO layout the railroad uses as a training tool.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, th...

  • Rusty Rails

    Posted November 2, 2012 by Mary McPherson

    Weeds overtake the Illinois Central's Johnston City District in near Carbondale, Illinois, in 1988. The rails would come out a few years later.    I was driving to a friend’s house in Mississippi some time back, when I noticed the old railroad tracks paralleling the highway. I...