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  1. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hi....I am new on here. Don't know much about trains- purchased this on a whim years ago and its been used and then sitting on shelf for a llong time. I am more active on RCGROUPS. Here is the description. Used Railking 2-8-0 train set. This was a RTR set- it is a union pacific steam freight...
  2. North America
    My family took a recent trip on the Durango & Silverton, and I made this video journal. It has lots of great narrow gauge steam action. I hope you enjoy it.
  3. North America
    On a recent trip to Colorado I had the opportunity to visit the Ridgway Railroad Museum and interview one of it members. They are working to preserve the rich history of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad and narrow gauge mountain railroading in Colorado in general. Here is a peek inside and a...
  4. Beginner Q & A
    Hi guys, Sorry for the redundant title. I didn't proof it, and now I can't edit it. I have about a $200 budget, and I want to buy a old west style steamer, like the 4-4-0's or similar and the associated track required to set up a simple loop to go around a circle with a diameter of about 4.5...
  5. Product Promotion
    https://ideas.lego.com/projects/129767 I would like to ask for your help. LEGO Ideas is a website that permits the public to submit ideas for future LEGO products. If a project earns 10,000 votes, LEGO will consider making it into a set. LEGO is not a typical medium for model railroading...
  6. For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Another auction of mine. Mehano Chattanooga 917 0-8-0 with tender. Runs and lights. http://www.ebay.com/itm/252167143542 Thanks, Tim
  7. O Scale
    First post on what looks like a great forum site! So, I recently made purchase of a lot on ebay, all HO stuff except for a Lionel 1664. I straitened out the bent axle on the rear bogie but It appears to be missing the third rail feed pickups. Is there a special place I can get these? there's...
  8. HO Scale
    So, my railroad has a complex history, and the desire for "Bantam Weight" locomotives has take a turn for the confusing... - :confused: - a little historical fiction may help here: In WW2, the Evergreen Roads were strapped for power. They were also key to being a different route to Hanford, via...
  9. Model Train Photo Gallery
    Alright, I hope I'm doing this right, but I want to start a thread for JUST steam trains. Post pictures of what you have and share it with others. I will attempt to get some of my own on here as well.
  10. Beginner Q & A
    Hello. I'm new to the model train scene. Actually I'm not even there yet. I'm interested in getting into the hobby. I have been doing some research and I wanted to come here for advice. I am interested in the steam era in the 1800's specifically. I want to replicate a geographical area near...
  11. HO Scale
    Hi I got my first train set when i was ten. I am now 15 and i miss having that set. I am making $100+ a week babysitting my sister while my parents work. I would like to start a train layout building from the ground up. I figured i would start with a locomotive and cars and work my way up...
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