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  1. Railroad Lantern ?

    General Model Train Discussion
    Hi all, I picked up this vintage lantern from a thrift store and I thought it looked neat. possibly from the railroad not too sure. thought others might have more info or memories of this old light. It has "Star Headlight & Lantern Co. on the rear hatch.
  2. Night Trains at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum!

    Model Train Videos
    For the last time, the Twin City Model Railroad Museum in St. Paul, MN, is doing Night Trains. This is it. They've lost their lease and have no where to go. If you can get out to see them, don't miss out. Here's some video I shot last weekend:
  3. World's Largest INDOOR G-Scale Model Railroad!

    G / #1 Scale
    If you've never been to EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, OH, it is the most impressive G-Scale layout I've ever seen. They were kind enough to allow me to shoot some spectacular video, including CAB RIDES, of several of their Main Lines, which cover three different eras: Steam...
  4. Canadian Pacific's Holiday/Christmas Train Video

    North America
    This is pretty cool video! GSBSINSFs14&hd=1
  5. The West Central HO Model Railroad: 7 Scale Miles of Track!

    Model Train Videos
    Well this will be my last video for awhile, I'm done with vacation from work on Monday. Enjoy!
  6. Breathtaking G-Scale Layout in South Dakota

    G / #1 Scale
    I had to chance to visit the only Garden Railroad in Sioux Falls, SD; and perhaps in all of Eastern South Dakota. This is a MUST SEE video of the layout! CeSj79DZRRo&hd=1 Enjoy!
  7. South Dakota's Largest Public HO-Scale Layout!

    Model Train Videos
    We went to Sioux Falls, SD and shot some video of the largest HO-Model Railroad in the entire State! Have a look: Enjoy!
  8. St. James Roundhouse: Model Railroad Club Layouts

    Model Train Videos
    The St. James Model Railroad Club in St. James, MN, has layouts in three scales: G, O, and HO. We took a trip down there to check it out. Although their layouts are still under construction, it was worth the trip. Here's some videos: The O-Scale Layout: BoYNOfL-8cg&hd=1 AND The HO-Scale...
  9. Scenes from my 2nd Garden RR Open House 2014!

    My Layout
    Here's a a video of my Garden Railroad Open House from last Saturday. See all the changes we've made to our layout! Y2IBVEGo3Z0&hd=1 Enjoy!
  10. The World's Greatest Railroad Miniature World!

    Product Promotion
    We are building the most advanced, interactive and exciting miniature railroad display in the center of Manhattan. You can become part of it! Go to or check out Gulliver's Gate
  11. scratch built a radio antenna pole photo

    Model Train Photo Gallery
    I was out train watching a few days ago and caught something in one of my pics by accident. I snapped a pic that had one of the high, two way radio phone poles in it. I noticed it when I imported the pics, and wanted to build one. I decided to build it in HO for my sons layout, he loves the...
  12. would you enjoy, experiment?

    General Model Train Discussion
    I assume it has been done, even though I can't find any links or info on it in English. I am thinking about setting up my under construction N scale layout for, operation via internet connection. Operating sessions with remote "engineers", of course experienced in operating model trains...
  13. 2nd Anniversary for Fred's Train Shop

    Train Shows, Events
    On June 9, 2012 Fred's Train Shop (in Overland Park, KS - Kansas City area) will be celebrating our 2nd year anniversary. Thanks to all of our customers (and suppliers) who have supported us. Opening a new train store in a down economy has been a challenge to say the least but our growth (and...
  14. Marklin Sale at Fred's Train Shop

    Retailer Deals
    In store sale going on now until Saturday Sept. 10% discount on select items (including Marklin HO). Come check it out at Fred's Train Shop, 7327 W. 80th St., Overland Park, KS 66204, PH:913-383-3500 ( This is our first post on this site and we plan to keep you...
  15. SCARM - Simple Computer Aided Railway Modeller

    Product Promotion
    Hello dear friends, I want to introduce my freeware layout design program, called SCARM, which you can download and test from It has lightweight and intuitive user interface, 3D view, more than 25 track-system libraries and many other cool functions and features. I...
  16. List of Railroad Avatars

    General Model Train Discussion
    This list is still under construction... Once I get most of these roadnames finished I will open up the thread for discussion and members can start to request avatars for any of the smaller railroads... For now Amtrak gets its own section, LOL :) To select one of these images as your avatar...