Modell Railroad Links

  • Recent Activity Widget


    Building the Pinacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    Thread Starter: HOexplorer

    This is my opening thread on the PCM&T. It is a small mining layout in SE Alaska up one of the fjords. It is October 1931. Shown is the woodworking being done over my old N scale layout. This layout will have three levels. The highest level will be reached by a switchback. There will be two...

    Last Post By: dmirguy 06-23-2017, 12:50 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    Thread Starter: bnsf971

    This is the new place. Don't forget to wipe your feet, and shut the door to keep the A/C in.

    Last Post By: Bruette Today, 07:58 PM Go to last post

    New Layout for LASM

    Thread Starter: logandsawman

    My first question is, do the delayed uncouplers work, like the magnet that goes under the track, manufactured by Kadee, Bachmann, ? ; and has anyone tried the hump in the classification yard? So the uncoupled cars roll into the classification area? KJC has posted a folded dogbone design that...

    Last Post By: logandsawman 06-23-2017, 10:01 AM Go to last post

    Hawks NEW "MHO Junction" layout

    Thread Starter: Hawkesburytrain

    Hey everyone, October is just around the corner and I should be starting with my new layout soon. I'm still finishing my basement, still about 1-2 weeks of work. For now, here's an almost final design. Since I'm not very electrically knowledge, I need help. I have a NCE Pro 5 system...

    Last Post By: Hawkesburytrain Yesterday, 04:28 PM Go to last post

    SCARM - Simple Computer Aided Railway Modeller

    Thread Starter: Mixy

    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...

    Last Post By: Mixy 06-24-2017, 02:20 AM Go to last post

    Steve's SOCAL BNSF layout

    Thread Starter: steveparkinson

    Hello all, I am new to this forum and glad to be a part of it. I am looking forward to learning from others and picking up great tools/tips to incorporate into my layout as it takes shape. This is technically my first layout, I started this layout several years ago as a project for my son and I...

    Last Post By: steveparkinson Yesterday, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  • Welcome to Version 4.0

    Welcome to our new server and the new version of Vbulletin!

    We have upgraded the forum to provide you with a better user experience. The new server should be faster, and the forum software has some nice new features as well as the usual general improvements and security upgrades.

    While it may look different, the place works pretty much the same as always. You should be able to do everything you could previously.

    One thing that has changed is that the Photo Gallery has a new location. In order to fully integrate it with the forum software, it needed to be on the same domain. It is now located at This change will solve the log in issues that some members experienced at the previous gallery. Now, one log in will work for the forum, the photo gallery and model railroad product review section. They're also all have tabs in the top menu bar, so you can easily move from area to area on the site.

    Welcome to our new home, hope you enjoy the improvements!
  • Recent Forum Posts


    Z Scale???

    Z, that's big stuff, try T scale, 1:450

    tootnkumin Today, 09:28 PM Go to last post

    Stupid diesel Locomotive question....

    The first mainline diesels on the NZR were the English Electric De class (very original eh!) and were built to be run cab forward. The replaced the Wab

    tootnkumin Today, 09:12 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    Sherrel I'm glad to see your posts, great picture, but I can't get the disturbing image of that malformed goat out of my mind. Poor guy, which one would

    Bruette Today, 07:58 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    Good evening Gents,

    Not a whole lot going on here today, just a regular w*rk day.

    Eric Love the lazy S&%@* thing, looks

    kbkchooch Today, 06:08 PM Go to last post

    La Mesa Model Railroad in San Diego California

    On the bucket list.

    otiscnj Today, 05:31 PM Go to last post

    Baldwin 'Babyface' Interest Survey

    Might be interested in a CNJ version.

    otiscnj Today, 05:30 PM Go to last post

    Stupid diesel Locomotive question....

    Although it is not exactly your question buy some railroads liked to operate their units long hood forward, vs short hood forward. Long hood forward

    otiscnj Today, 05:28 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    Good evening, everybody.

    Eric .... I like that pegboard / lazy Susan thingee ... Could be a time saver for the work table.

    GarryCBQ Today, 04:33 PM Go to last post

    Locomotive headlights

    Hi, all. I have a Walthers NS GP-60 that has all kinds of options for front and rear headlights to flash in several ways and brightening/dimming patterns.

    csxgandn Today, 04:20 PM Go to last post

    Z Scale???

    Anyone model Z scale? Do the locomotives run smoothly? Do the cars stay on the track? I saw a post of a layout in a suitcase but I cant imagine how something

    Gdelmoro Today, 04:18 PM Go to last post
    PRR Modeler

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    Hey everybody,

    I'm not ignoring everyone but I'm having pretty significant Internet connection issues.

    PRR Modeler Today, 03:58 PM Go to last post

    Digitrax AR-1 Auto Reversing

    That's what the directions say as well. The main pointer Digitrax gave me are to move the insulated connectors away from switches. There was some more

    Railrunner130 Today, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  • Recent Articles