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  1. Help Valuing Train!

    General Model Train Discussion
    I'm cleaning out storage boxes and I found this replica of the Ramgotty train in India. This was originally purchased in India in the last 15 or so years. I haven't found anyone else selling this, can anyone help me giving a value or finding others that have sold it?
  2. Snow Day

    Union Station
    Heres a cool photo i ran across an thought others may enjoy seeing it. if you think shoveling out your driveway was bad.
  3. Eric's Trains - Volume 11

    General Model Train Discussion
    Volume 11 of Eric's Trains "Express" is now online. It's pure vinyl magic! I hope you enjoy it. Thanks, Eric Siegel
  4. HO engines + cars

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Got to downsize. Have O, S, G, and the HO scales have to go. Paypal F&F only, please. Prices are negotiable. Engines: Bachmann #51315 Baldwin 2-8-0 Consolidation Union Pacific #617 w/DCC Great runner w/boxSOLD Bachmann #608067's GP30 Diesel B&O #6936 w/ box w/ DCC. HAs damaged front...
  5. Old West Model

    HO Scale
    I'm trying to build a model of an old west town but I'm having trouble finding structures and figures that fit that time period. Does anybody know where I can find things like that?
  6. Our first o scale setup...

    My Layout
    Over Christmas we found my dad's old train set from 1952. It is the 726RR Berkshire set along with a few accessory pieces. Everything was in pretty bad shape and required a lot of work to get running again. The track was mostly rusted and the transformer was cut up. I couldn't tell what any of...
  7. Canadian Pacific's Holiday/Christmas Train Video

    North America
    This is pretty cool video! GSBSINSFs14&hd=1
  8. 7 Months of Work Coming to Fruition!

    Model Train Photo Gallery
    Well, back this past December I started thinking about doing a model train and even asked for advice on this very forum. In the end, I decided to do a very simply oval loop with one siding layout with my Dad’s old 1950’s O-27 Marx train set. This is my first real train set, but, after 7 months...
  9. 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 http://gulliversgate.com/ or check out http://kck.st/UbMN8I http://bit.ly/R1qAYN Gulliver's Gate
  10. Lionel Fastrack Layout w/ shared block

    Layout Design Forum
    I have a Lionel Fastrack corner layout that I would like to spruce up with a shared block between a consist (train) and a trolley. (see attached diagram) The consist (about 4 or 5 cars) would run clockwise on the main track starting at point A; switches S1 and S2 are straight, allowing the...
  11. 2 NEW Athearn Automax Scale Train for sale

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Genesis is the top-of-the-line Athearn brand. Genesis® HO-scale steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock take model realism to the highest level. They are world-famous for highly developed features, prototypical detailing and real life sound. Genesis locomotives are available with your...
  12. Vintage Tycp Train Set

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Vintage Tyco Train Set :SELLIT:The set has no box. It includes 2 engines, 1 fake engine, 10 cars, the track, the cork to mount the track, 2 light poles, telephone poles, signs, 4 trees, wiring, crossing, 2 lighted poles and the layout manual. This is a nice set and both engines work as well...
  13. Introduction to my layout with a cab view video

    Model Train Videos
    First of all: Hello from Switzerland! I live in a small town with about 20'000 inhabitants in the midlands of Switzerland. I'm 64 now and I used to be a software developer, before I retired two and a half years ago. Although I'm new to this forum, I'm not really new to the subject Model...
  14. Painting - Chassis of a Locomotive

    Beginner Q & A
    Hello Everyone, Thanks for viewing. New to the forum so hopefully added this to the right area of the forum since well I am new to certain aspects of painting models. I got my hands on a RS-3 which has been put through the ringer and looking to add it to my collection. Who ever had this unit...
  15. Steam all the way

    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.
  16. Tempted to add this to my layout!

    HO Scale
    LOL tyco turbo train with large loop and devil jump! Tyco Turbo Train
  17. Lionel Penn Flyer Freight Train Set FOR SALE

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Lionel 6-30174 Penn Flyer Freight Train Set Ready To Run http://www.ebay.com/itm/330810621575?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 Check it out! My price $190 FREE shipping!! Retail price $250 plus shipping. Thats $60 off at least!!
  18. Selling my collection of Lionel O Gauge Trains

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Hey all, selling a ton of Lionel trains, selling everything. All starting at 99 cents, no reserve on eBay, so if you're looking for anything please take a glance to help me out. Most are vintage and almost all are in original box! I have engines, boxcars, cabooses, spotlight cars, you name it...
  19. Decoder installation in tyco IC diesel

    DCC Forum (Digital Command Control)
    i bought a set today CHEAP with a neat IC loco and was wondering if tyco engine run well enough and if it is worth installing a digitrax decoder. Please give me your opionions. Thx, Penn$y
  20. what motor for a DM30AC

    HO Scale
    Hello i am building a working HO scale model of the DM30AC used on the LIRR for a friend and i need a motor and i don't know what to get? it has a odd engine mount, it is and piece of copper bent 90 degrees up and 3 hole down the middle. look at the pictures. thanks.
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