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
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.
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.
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.
A visual 'smorgasbrod' of model railway images with introduction to the THORALDBY layout mentioned in the first of this series. Research into BR(NE) region's traffic, architecture, locos and stock
Mineral wagons, hoppers, specialist hoppers and tank wagons. Models, drawings and the real thing. More inspiration for railway modelling.
In the late 1950s-to the 1970s Lucky Products Inc. produced the 100 Piece toy soldier set with their own footlocker. The comic book combat flats were a remarkable mix of toy army, navy, & air force
Building a custom copter can be a lot of fun and gives you the flexibility to change it later with cameras and other creative improvements all while saving money.
Railroad great John Allen created the Timesaver layout as an easy-to-build puzzle. The objective was to randomly assign cars to different sidings and then to complete the switching in either the fewest moves or the...
Snow ploughs, we do without them for much of the year and then we're stuck in the white stuff up to our armpits. We could do without them on our railway layouts, but then there's atmosphere missing...