With some basic electronic knowledge and wiring skills, you too can have a working trolley system in your HO layout.
Painting military figures should be fun, not stressful. Discover these tips on how to paint paint military figures and create impressive looking armies in less time.
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 shortest time possible. Check out videos of these engaging puzzles.
Want to build your own go-kart? This article lists all the items you will need to put your own kart together.
Autocars, Autocoaches and Railmotors this time. As on many railways around the world, the British companies sought to curtail unnecessary spending on branch lines - here are a few solutions to model
Get creative with Lincoln Logs
Opt for buildings out of the box and 'plonked down' on your layout, or go for kits and 'kit-bashed' or scratch-built structures that provide an amount of interest and involvement in their creation.
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
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...
Continuing the introduction to railway modelling with images of real stock and models. This part of the series is about passenger stock - see also Part 11: Corridor & Suburban Stock