Build a base board, lay the track and shape your world with scenics. Take your time, do your research, watch dvd's/video's and the result will reward the effort
With some basic electronic knowledge and wiring skills, you too can have a working trolley system in your HO layout.
If you think you may be interested in setting up a model train layout of your own, start here. Get an understanding of the basics, get help if you need it, the get started.
As a child I remember spending many happy hours building model aircraft kits, painting them, and usually crashing them too, so it was a pleasant surprise when a colleague bought me a 1:72 scale Spitfire with the challenge of building it while on...
Step by step instructions on scratch building a model using free plans found on the internet.
Due to a limited supply of real high street models in 3D I have started to make three dimensional models out of all the Metcalfe and Superquick low relief. This is an early example. There will be more
How-to design and build model railway (railroad) village; illustrated with step-by-step guide of building a model railway. Showcase of other layouts and recommended train set model kits and track.
Mineral wagons, mainstay of the railway companies. Often when a mine closed the branch went with it due to runaway running costs! Judge for yourself how complete the picture looks with them.
Whether you buy Ready-to-run or assemble model coach kits, there are ways of building up your model railway passenger stock - see also No.6: Passenger Stock, Prototype vs Model + Book list
Get creative with Lincoln Logs