The World of LGB Model Trains and Beyond

LGB model trains are made in the G-scale, the largest scale of commercially sold model trains. These large trains are made in Germany, and are some of the highest quality trains available for both indoor and outdoor layouts. They can range in detail from simple ‘toy’ designs, simple colors, not as intricate detailing, to the…

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Why Should You Consider N Scale Model Trains?

N scale model trains are among the smallest model trains that you can get. They are approximately 1:160 of a real train. They’re shown at many hobby shows, and it’s no secret that people love these tiny N scale train sets. One reason for enjoying them is that there is much more scenery available for…

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What is HO Scale in Model Trains?

We’ve all said it at least once in our life, “I need to get a hobby”. There are many people who actually do more than just think about it. One hobby that continues to create enormous interest involves HO scale model trains. These small locomotives have fascinated hobbyists for years and many families lovingly hand…

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The Best Hobby For Quality Family Time

Whether you have recently been to your first model train show or you grew up with them, you will find that there are plenty of reasons to get involved in this hobby. You may be wondering what people see in these toy trains? The answer is that there are a huge number of advantages to…

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Scenery and Structure Basics For Model Trains

When you are getting started with model trains, it is easy to get carried away with the trains and the tracks themselves. However, part of what makes model trains such a great hobby is the scenery. The scenery that your model train will run through and over makes the whole layout interesting and it is…

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The 3 Critical Model Train Safety Tips That You Should Know

Model trains are fun, no one can deny that. While a lot of that fun comes from watching your train go around the track, stopping at different stations and taking in all of that fresh scenery, there is a different type of fun that comes long before that. That’s right, building the track is insanely…

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Model Train Track Basics You Should Know

Are you someone who is interested in setting up your own model train track? Do you love the idea of creating your own miniature world? If you have a love of model trains, there are a lot of skills that you are going to need to juggle, but make sure that you start off with…

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The Wiring Basics of Model Trains

If you are in a place where you want to learn more about model trains, this means that you are going to need to learn more about model train wiring. Proper wiring will ensure that your model trains run smoothly and safely, and even if you have never worked with wiring before, you will find…

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