Category: Model Train Layouts

How to Make Model Railroad Sub Roadbed

Here’s an interesting approach from Geoff A to create sub roadbed that utilizes more of your expensive material with a minimum of waste.  Using this approach enables you to create gentle and realistic easements without having to guess angles or memorizing what you may have already put in place. From the looks of his layout, …

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Tablets & Smart Phones – The Next Generation Of HO Train Layout Control

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Controlling your HO Train Layout with mobile Apps Model train layout control has come a long way, and is about to make a giant leap forward to revolutionize the way we interact with our layouts. In the beginning… most of us in the model railroad hobby are old enough to remember the days of a simple …

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Making your model railroad prototypical

I recently posted this video on the Facebook page, and it got me to thinking, are we striving to make our layouts “too perfect”?  It seems that I’ve seen so many, mine included, that look too “clean” and perfect.  – more after the jump –   Unless you hand-lay your own track…and you’re horribly bad …

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