Which Model Train Scale Is Best?

A question I always get asked by people considering model trains as their new hobby is: “Which model train scale (or gauge) is best?” First up… A common mistake for model train beginners, is to confuse scale and gauge. I’ll explain… Scale is the proportion of your model to the real thing. An example is…

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Sticky: Model Train Books

These are the model railroading books we recommend. They are physical books that are delivered to your home. Discounts are available on your purchase and sometimes pre-used copies are available at further discounted prices.   Check them out here!   Looking for a downloadable how-to guide for beginners? Check this out…

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Model Railroad Information

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Model Train Videos

Top Gear’s James May presented a program about his Top Toys, and this is the segment on the number 1 toy – the trainset. We also get a glimpse of Pete Waterman’s O Gauge layout… Video not showing? Click here to tell us >> . A Sheboygan man builds his amazing dream in the basement.…

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Model Train News – 102

Hello all Model Train subscribers and welcome to another Model Train Club News. Please forward this newsletter to as many people as you like… If you think they will get value from it! You can share it on Facebook, Twitter and more by using the icons at the bottom of this newsletter. Club Conversations It…

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Collecting American Model Trains Today

Collecting American Model Trains has been a great hobby for many years. Collectors became interested in them from their childhood and kept up their collection as the years past. The first American Model Trains were manufactured using metal during the pre war years. However, the British have taken the credit for the toy model train…

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G-Scale Model Trains

G scale model trains have got to be the best all around train size for beginners and experts alike. These trains are bigger than most, at a 1:22 scale, one twenty-second the size of a real train. This means that the train is six inches high and around 27″ long, ideal for children to handle…

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