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  1. Beginner Q & A
    All, This is me. After sitting in the attic for 30 years, I have resurrected my old O(O-27) Lionel trains. I have built my 5 x 8 train table (picture attached) and drafted a layout. My vision is to have these two loops with the back one (closer to the wall) slightly raised above to have two...
  2. O Scale
    Hey All, New to the Forum. What a GREAT place! Built a small HO Layout as a kid. Now it's time to build a shelf or ceiling layout in our Great Room. Room dimension is 31 x 16. Track height will be at 7'6". Ceiling height is 10ft at low side and 17' at high side. Shelf will be 30" deep and...
  3. O Scale
    So here is my dilemma, the only place I have room for a layout is in my garage, of course this brings into play temperature changes, humidity etc. My thoughts are as follows, a ceiling fan to circulate air, helps with cobwebs, and to a degree with temperature and a dehumidifier possibly with a...
  4. Model Train Photo Gallery
    This is my first time rebuild on this table. I know it may not be 100% correct but i aiming to accomidate some new 53' well cars and some of my Pullman Sleeper cars. There will be 2 mains, 2 siders, small yard, and few mic junk. Planning on one main to be 24" radius and the outher to be 22'" and...
  5. My Layout
    So after years of idolizing model trains I've decided to start my own. In my basement of my house I have just finished building the platform. I am being ambitious and built two 4x8 platforms which I intended to do an L shaped layout but I am thinking of doing a T shape. Thoughts? Before I...
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