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Model Railroading Discussion

General Discussions

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Showin' Off

A place to show off your best model railroading photos and work. Any scale, any guage, scratchbuilt to ready to run.
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Virtual Layout Tours

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Prototype Railroads

Discussion of prototype railroading and trains.
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Model Railroad Photo Contest Each month we hold a model railroad photo contest. Find out more, view the entries and vote for your favorites here!

Photo Contests

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The Project Room Project discussions and ideas. Show us what your working on, ask questions, share ideas, help out fellow modelers.

Locomotives and Rolling Stock

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Vehicles and Misc. Models

Cars, trucks, planes, boats, horse and buggies and other non train transport models.
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Painting, Detailing and Weathering

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Structures and Buildings

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Layout Design and Construction

Track planning, benchwork, layout design, construction techniques.
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Scenery

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Wiring, Electronics and DCC

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Scale Specific Discussions Discussions related to a specific scale of model railroad.

HO Scale

All forms of HO scale model railroading, including narrow gauge.
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N Scale

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O Scale

O scale railroads, including narrow gauge such as On3 and On30.
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G Scale and Garden Railways

#1 Scale, G Scale, 1:24, 1:32, LGB and other large scale railways.
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Large Scale and Live Steam

1/2" scale and larger live steam railroads
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Tinplate and Hi-Rail

Tinplate and Hi-rail trains in O, S, Standard and other gauges.
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Misc. Scales and Gauges

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Special Interest Groups

Model Railroad Clubs

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Narrow Gauge Modeling

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Train Collecting

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Model Railroad Videos Model railroad videos hosted on YouTube, Vimeo and other video hosts.

Videos - Scale Model Railroads

Model railroad videos, Z to O scale
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Videos - Hi Rail and Tinplate

Videos of Hi Rail and Tinplate model railroads. Lionel, American Flyer and other non scale model trains.
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Videos - Large Scale and Live Steam

Large Scale and Live Steam Model Railroads. Garden railways, ride on live steam etc.
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Videos - How To and Instructional

Model railroad tips, techniques, construction etc.
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Videos - Model RR Product Reviews

Model railroad product reviews, all scales and guages.
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Videos - Prototype

Prototype videos that are of interest to model railroaders.
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Binary Scale Model railroading in the digital domain. Programs, software and websites related to model trains.

Train Simulators and Games

MSTS, Trainz and other railroad simulations.
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Websites and Online

Model railroad websites and useful links for model railroaders.
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The Interchange Track - Buy / Sell / Trade Items for sale, trade or wanted to buy. The forum is not liable for any transactions made in this category. The buyer and seller are solely responsible.

Model Railroad eBay items

Model railroad items offered for sale on eBay. Ebay listing posts will be removed on a regular basis to avoid links to outdated items.
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Model Railroad Items for Sale or Trade

Please include the items scale when posting. This category is open to all, including commercial vendors. Use due diligence when buying or selling.
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Train Shows and Auctions

Train shows, swap meets, Auctions, club open houses and other model railroad events.
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Wanted to Buy / Looking For

Do you have a special model railroad item you're looking for? Post the description here.
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News and Product Announcements

News and Product Announcements of interest to model railroaders.
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the ANPL Clubcar The ANPL (Anti-NitPickers Leauge) clubcar, a place to relax and talk with your friends.

ANPL Coffee Shop

The Anti-NitPickers League. The gathering place for folks who believe that "model railroading should be fun!"
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