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Guide to HO Scale Railroad Model Trains Track Layouts

Posted on March 24th, 2010 by engineer

Guide to HO Scale Railroad Model Trains Track Layouts

HO Scale model railroaders will probably have many of the same experiences with their track layouts that modelers in smaller scales will have. Unlike N and Z scale layouts, however, HO scale enthusiasts will have the unique problem of ensuring that they have sufficient space to run trains.

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Getting Started With Model Train Tracks

Posted on March 18th, 2010 by engineer

Getting Started With Model Train Tracks

Collecting model trains is a great hobby and very rewarding, it is very easy to get started with model trains. You can start with a locomotive and a little train kit to get your collection off to a start.

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How to make a plaster tunnel for your train track

Posted on March 8th, 2010 by engineer

How to make a plaster tunnel for your train track

Making a plaster tunnel for your model train layout can be as easy or as
difficult as you choose. The size or gauge of your model train will dictate
the dimension of the tunnel you build.

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How to make fake trees for your train track

Posted on March 6th, 2010 by engineer

How to make fake trees for your train track

Adults and Children alike love to make model train tracks. Many people
wonder how to create tiny fake trees for their models. There are several
ways to create these small trees.

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Types of Model Train Tracks

Posted on February 25th, 2010 by engineer

Types of Model Train Tracks

The type or scale of a model train’s tracks determines the size of the train and the surrounding objects in a layout.

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Need Small? Collect N Scale Model Trains with N Scale Layouts

Posted on February 14th, 2010 by engineer

Need Small? Collect N Scale Model Trains with N Scale Layouts

The “N” in N Scale model trains stands for the number nine; the space between the rails used for these trains is nine millimeters. N scale layouts and trains are significantly smaller than the other popular scales of model train: O and HO, making this ideal for those model train hobbyists who don’t necessarily have […]

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