Bachmann Trains 2-6-0 Mogul Locomotive With Tender (Large Scale)

The 1:20.3 Baldwin Industrial 2-6-0 Mogul returns with new features such as an improved lead truck for superior tracking and a polarity selection switch for operation according to NMRA standards or Large Scale model railroading practices.   Moguls were hard workers used for mining and logging throughout the first half of the 20th century. This…

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Scratch Built 027 Model Railroad Structures

Photos provided by Clint Adams. The photos below are Clint’s scratch built 027 structures. He took the motor from a microwave oven to power his turntable. The motor is mounted under the pit platform. Thanks for providing these photos Clint. Do you have any photos of your model railroad? Send them to modeltrainsforbeginners[@]gmail.com and share…

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HO Scale Excavators For Your Model Railroad

Model railroads can contain so much more movement than just the trains. All the different working components can create more enjoyment for the owner in the building process, and in the operation as the model railroad comes alive. Working street lights, operating signals, opening and closing doors, loading and unloading of trucks are some of…

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Nashua Valley Model Railroad Partners With Make A Wish Foundation To Make A Child’s Wish Come True

The Nashua Valley Model Railroad Association (NVRRA) has teamed up with the Make A Wish Foundation of New Hampshire to make a dream come true for a seriously ill child in Salem, NH. Through the design and build of a young boy’s ideal model train layout, a 4 year old boy with a life threatening…

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This Weeks Model Train Newsletter Is Now Online – Issue # 250211

This week’s model train newsletter is now online for you.   You can find it by visiting:   http://modelrailwaynews.com/model-train-newsletter-250211/   In this issue of the model train newsletter:   1. Quick And Easy Model Train Table Options 2. MTH O Scale Model Train Layout (Video) 3. A Good Quality Locomotive Makes All The Difference 4.…

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Looking For A Model Train Table? Here Are Some Options

Model trains need somewhere to be set-up and run. Generally, a model train table is used to display your train track, train and all the accessories that come with it. Ideally, a model train table should have some special factors as it relates to its construction. For instance, it should be accessible from the center…

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Model Railway Layouts Can Get Expensive, Unless You Start Off The Right Way

Model trains are an interesting and fun-filled hobby for anyone who has a love for history, trains and putting things together. Even though it brings excitement it also calls for a lot of work, commitment and patience. If you just like the simple model railway layouts that’s fine but the real fun starts when you…

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Model Railroad Wiring – A Basic Understanding Will Take You A Long Way

Being able to set up model railroad wiring is an extremely important part of being a model train and railroad enthusiast. It is also an exciting element of the hobby as you are able to control the stops and runs of the railroad set. Trains are meant to stop at each station and gradually decelerate…

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