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Building Your First Model Railroad, Part 8

WGH Video: Building Your First Model Railroad, Part 8

This video series, hosted by Michael Gross, teaches you simple how-to techniques to take an HO scale electric train set and make it a scenic model railroad. This episode discusses buildings and structures....
Structure Kitbashing Contest 2009

Structure Kitbashing Contest 2009

Members who attended the May 2009 monthly Division meeting received a DPM building kit and some extra wall components. Many of them brought their completed kitbashed models for a "show and tell" presentation at the September 2009 meeting. Members voted for their favorites and prizes w...
Close-up of model railroad stockyard and painted cattle.

Stockyard Upgrades

Techniques for upgrading the appearance of a model railroad stockyard with cattle....
American Model Builders Plant Tour

American Model Builders Plant Tour

It was a beautiful, sunny morning when 19 Gateway Division NMRA members gathered outside the door of American Model Builders, Inc., on Saturday, August 23, at 11 AM. John Hitzeman, owner of AMB, greeted us at the door. We were led inside to a room that could best be described as “mode...
Workshop Interior, Glencoe, Missouri

Photographic Workshop Interior

Looking through your model workshop's door or window you want to see a detailed interior. One option is to print one on your color printer in the appropriate size....
Building City Streets Using Walthers Cornerstone Street Systems

Building City Streets Using Walthers Cornerstone Street Systems

Techniques for modeling concrete, brick and asphalt streets, and concrete grade crossings, on your model railroad layout with the Walthers Cornerstone street system....
Lift Bridge and Grain Elevator on the Riverport Small Model Railroad Layouted

Lift Bridge and Grain Elevator on the Riverport Theme HO Small Model Railroad Layout

Photos of the grain elevator, grain loading conveyor, and kitbashed railroad lift bridge on the riverport harbor themed Gateway Central XII train layout....
Buildings, Tow Boat, and Structures on the Riverport Small Model Railroad Layout

Buildings, Tow Boat, and Structures on the Riverport Theme HO Small Model Railroad Layout

View photos of the riverport layout's tow boat, dock, oil products transfer complex, pickled pepper plant, and other structures....
Telephone Vintage Metal Signs

Phone Signs for Your Model Buildings

Further detail your model buildings by printing signs at the appropriate size for your scale....

Easy Vintage Window Signs and Posters

Inexpensive model railroad building detailing tips and tricks....
Building Rix’s Smalltown USA “Helen’s Country Kitchen”

Building Rix’s Smalltown USA “Helen’s Country Kitchen” Assembly Tips and Techniques

Step-by-step instructions to prepare, assemble, paint and weather Rix’s Smalltown USA “Helen’s Country Kitchen” kit....
Model Buildings on the Gateway Central X HO Scale Project Train Layout

Model Buildings on the Gateway Central X HO Scale Project Train Layout – Part 1

Multiple views of the individual buildings and structures used to create the Gateway Central X small city model railroad....