5 Famous Model Train Enthusiasts

Rod Stewart

5 Famous Model Train Enthusiasts Model trains are enjoyed by many people worldwide. But many people don’t realize that there are a number of celebrities who also enjoy model trains. Michael Gross may be one of the more well-known celebrity model train enthusiasts, as he has hosted how-to videos and written about model trains numerous…

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Which Model Railroad Track is Best?

Walthers Code 83 HO scale

Which Model Railroad Track is Best? Which Model Railroad Track is Best? This is another one of those questions that we get frequently at Model Trains for Beginners. Someone new to the hobby wants to know which track they should buy for building their first layout – or building a new layout for the first…

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5 Great Model Railroad Videos

5 Great Model Railroad Videos Sometimes, all it takes to inspire us to be creative is seeing someone else’s amazing work. For me, watching model train (and prototype train) videos on YouTube is one of my biggest inspirations. I’ll see something and think, “I need to model that,” or “That’s a great idea, I think…

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5 Trains from Pop Culture You Can Model

5 Trains from Pop Culture You Can Model Trains are very popular in pop culture fiction, whether movies, television shows, novels, comics, or even video games. For those of us that do model railroading, it’s easy to understand why trains hold such powerful, near-mythical, place in the minds of many. There’s something fun, magical, dangerous,…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Model Trains

Frequently Asked Questions About Model Trains: The Definitive Guide For Beginners For a new railroad model hobbyist, the foreign terms and expressions that more experienced railroaders throw around might be a little overwhelming. On top of that, it can be hard to find one place that you can rely on for finding accurate answers. That’s…

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Model Train Scales Explained

Model Train Scales Explained The pros and cons of the various model train scales and how to determine which one is right for you. If you’re considering building a model railroad, you may be looking to have model train scales explained. There are a few factors that will play a part in picking the right…

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Eric Siegel’s O-Scale Model Railroad Updates

In this video Eric Siegel from EricsTrains.com shows us the updates to his model railroad and what he got for Christmas… Trains and more trains! Look out for the Lionel Corporate Tinplate O Gauge Christmas set. This is an awesome model train set and typical of what a boy might have got in the 1910’s…

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