I stumbled across this great web site by Andrew Chisholm. It features his model railroad layout, the Intercolonial Railway: New Glasgow and Pictou Landing Branch. Check it out!
Here are a few links to Phoenix model train stores and train stores near Phoenix, Arizona. An Affair With Trains Arizona Train Depot (Mesa) Hobby Bench (Phoenix and Glendale) (website not responding Dec 2016) Roy’s Train World Mesa Models (website not responding July 2017) Hobo Bill’s Train House (may be closed) (was Jack’s Trains) (Glendale) Also see Winnipeg area model … Read more Phoenix Model Train Stores
I just wanted to point out that Don’s HO Service in Moncton has a new web site, www.donshoservice.com. Chuck runs a good shop and it is worth a visit.
Someone pointed out that Overland Models is coming out with a model of Operation Lifesaver caboose BNSF 12580. This caboose is a semi-permanent resident of Winnipeg at the BNSF short line in town. The model will be “only” $300! I don’t think I will be ordering one. Here’s a shot I took of BNSF 12580 … Read more BNSF 12580
I am moving in a month or so and my layout has to go. I started removing track two nights ago and it is going fast. Here is the last freight train on my model train layout. CN 3125 collected one hopper car and the work train from the Bathurst yard, then did one circuit … Read more Last Freight
Here are my photos from the Fredericton model train show. It was a good show. There was a good assortment of displays, from the Fredericton modules to the N-Bender layout to the O-Scale layout from Fredericton, even to the wooden trains my son fell in love with. It was good to catch up with a … Read more Photos from the Fredericton Model Train Show
I was contacted by a company called Shapeways. They provide an interesting model-making service where it appears you send them a design, and they print it out as a 3D model and send it to you. For example, here’s an N scale railway station one of their customers made. They use several different kinds of … Read more Shapeways