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Adding Simple LED Lighting to Model Buildings

Easy Model Railroad Structure LED Lighting

The beautiful Woodland Scenics J. Frank's IGA Grocery Store came with a great printed shadow-box interior, but you couldn't see it. This model called out for interior lighting, and an LED sign module makes it a 10-minute project....
Menard's HO Scale Lighted Hobby Shop

Menard’s HO Scale Lighted Hobby Shop

Preassembled model railroad structures have gained in popularity with more and more modelers as a way to scenic layouts faster. Menard's Hobby Shop is a nice addition to any town scene....
Winter 2017 RPO, Vol 24, No 4

The Winter 2017 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Winter 2017 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, The RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
An Operating Session at Mexico Train Works

An Operating Session at Mexico Train Works

The Missouri, Texas & Western is the modern-era HO scale layout of the Mexico Train Works in Mexico, Missouri. David Lowell, and other Gateway NMRA members, recently attended an operating session there and everyone had a great time. David shares his experience of the event and photos ...
Diorama: The First Time

Gateway Division “Start With a Boxcar” Kitbash Contest Results

This year’s contest featured a very simple set of rules. The first rule required the entrant to start with a box car. Entries were divided into models and dioramas. The seven entries provided a nice variety of what can be accomplished with a box car....