The Conductor on August 30th, 2009

Hey y’all!  I was just reading a bit about trains, and I came across something I’m struggling to believe.  Apparently, the Union Pacific Railroad is the 2nd largest real estate owner in the United States (the U.S. government being the largest).  And west of the Mississippi, the UP Railroad is the LARGEST landowner!!  Can any [...]

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The Conductor on August 28th, 2009

Howdy y’all.  Figured I’d go ahead and say another word or two about model railroad scale.  Model trains are available in several other scales besides HO scale and O scale, and here’s a pretty good list of them:
Half Scale (1:24)
I Scale (1:32)
O Scale (1:48)
S Scale (1:64)
HO Scale (1:87.1)
TT Scale (1:120)
N Scale (1:160)
Z Scale (1:220)

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The Conductor on August 27th, 2009

All Aboard the Modeltrain Express!!  El Conductor here making my first post!  I reckon the best place to start our model railroading conversation is by talking about train scale.  For anybody looking to get into this fascinating world, the first question to wrap the old noggin around seems to be: which scale model train is [...]

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Model Train on August 12th, 2009

I love model trains!
Looking forward to building a great resource and contributing to the community.

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