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  1. Im looking for

    HO Scale
    im looking for free templates?plans for ho 1:87 farm building and park?garden. im brand new to model building and im brand new to using forum so i hope this is where im suppose to b
  2. Looking for HO scale trains made by my dad

    HO Scale
    Hello everyone, This might be a long shot, but here goes... My dad, Donald Loomis, was an avid HO scale locomotive enthusiast. He used to photograph trains and paint/modify HO scale locomotives to look exactly like the ones he photographed. He wasn't the best dad ever, but I appreciated his...
  3. HO Scale Bell H-13 Helicopter

    HO Scale
    Good afternoon everyone! I'm in need of an HO Scale Bell H-13 Sioux Helicopter for a model I'm making for a museum. The model is of the 45th MASH Unit during the Korean War and will be highly visible to the public. Does anyone out there know of someone who could make such a model helicopter...
  4. New to Model Trains/Forum + O or HO?

    Beginner Q & A
    Hello Everyone, I'm brand new to the forum and to Model Railroading as a whole. I'm in my late 20s and remember the joy toy and model trains brought as a child, and am looking to delve into the world of Model Railroading. I've already been to two shops near me, one of which was helpful...
  5. Looking to expand

    Beginner Q & A
    Hi everyone, I have been interested in model railroading for quite some time now and I am just starting to really engage in it and learn more. I was hoping for some help and opinions on how to and in what order to expand. Being only 16 funds are limited. 1. I currently have a HO scale 72" x 45"...
  6. D.i.y.

    HO Scale
    If anyone has any instructions to build things for my train set post them here! :)
  7. 8 Vintage HO Scale Rolling Stock cars for the week of 01-03 / 01-10 ebay

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hello everyone, I am currently selling several hundred HO scale items on ebay. All items were purchased back in the early 90's and are all discontinued today. My plan is to have 8 items up for auction per week. For every item that sells, I'll add a new item in its place. All auctions will start...
  8. 7 Vintage HO Scale Rolling Stock cars for the week of 11-01 / 11-08 ebay

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hello everyone, I am currently selling several hundred HO scale items on ebay. All items were purchased back in the early 90's and are all discontinued today. My plan is to have 7 items up for auction per week. For every item that sells, I'll add a new item in its place. All auctions will start...
  9. 7 Vintage HO Scale Rolling Stock cars for the week of 10-18 / 10-25 ebay

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hello everyone, I am currently selling several hundred HO scale items on ebay. All items were purchased back in the early 90's and are all discontinued today. My plan is to have 7 items up for auction per week. For every item that sells, I'll add a new item in its place. All auctions will start...
  10. 7 Vintage HO Scale Rolling Stock cars for the week of 10-11 / 10-18

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hello everyone, I am currently selling several hundred HO scale items on ebay. All items were purchased back in the early 90's and are all discontinued today. My plan is to have 7 items up for auction per week. For every item that sells, I'll add a new item in its place. All auctions will start...
  11. HO Union Pacific Heritage Collection

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    It's all six HO scale trains of the Union Pacific's Heritage Colors collection, my step-dad decided it would be best to sell these. #1982 #1983 #1988 #1989 #1995 #1996 Also there's this N scale KATO Western Pacific set if you're interested.
  12. Starting with an old module....

    My Layout
    I have been trying to jump start this layout for a while. Whenever I stop, it gets covered with junk and tools etc. I have a defunct shelf layout along one wall, an old 4 foot long HO club module on a section of L girder benchwork, and some equipment buried in a chest in a corner buried under...
  13. Train stuttering around the track

    HO Scale
    Alright I'm pretty new at this hobby and I just finished wiring up my table. I did block wiring with single cab and 8 blocks. I did a lot of research before I attempted to even start doing anything wire related. I just tried running a train around the track for the first time earlier today...
  14. HO vs N

    General Model Train Discussion
    I got a 50 inches by 50 inches space available for a winter theme layout. If I choose to go HO, I will have a turntable and two short sidings, but not much room for much buildings or scenery. If I choose to go N scale, I will have two tracks, two sidings complete with a small town. I don't know...
  15. Christmas ideas

    General Model Train Discussion
    I have a 50 inch by 50 inch space for a winter theme layout in either HO scale or N scale. Which scale should I do? I am also contemplating whether to run trains or trolleys? Thank you! Brandon
  16. HO Scale Trains for Sale

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hello, I have this list of items for sale. Very large range of type and manufacture so take the time to look through the whole thing! All items will have knuckle couplers regardless of image. Prices do not include shipping. Respond to thread or send PM, I can take paypal, money orders, or...
  17. just starting again after many years

    Beginner Q & A
    Hi, I am finally getting back to building the train board I have been meaning to for years. I am from Central Massachusetts and built a train board as a teen loosely based on being Boston and Maine road but was forced to tear it down when I added that last sheet of plywood which expanded my...
  18. Train Won't Run

    HO Scale
    I got a Bachmann DCC GP40 for Christmas and its been running great for a couple of weeks now, but after a seven day hiatus, I ran it for about twenty minutes then it broke down. The back light comes on, the front light does not work and the locomotive would not run forward or backward at all...
  19. Outdoor Layout?

    General Model Train Discussion
    My dad has agreed to start HO Scale 7 x 4 rectangle with a 2 x 2 square layout on the outdoor balcony. What do I need to do to protect my trains, track, and scenery? Tips for building a layout?
  20. WTB HO scale Jordan Spreader or flanger

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    I am looking for a HO scale brass or nice model of a Jordan Spreader that is not glued together, has all or most parts to it, any road name is okay. Also looking for a flanger. Please let me know what you have with pictures and a price!
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