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  Model Trains and Model Railroads - Gateway Division NMRA - Gateway to Model Railroading Fun
The Gateway Division is the greater Saint Louis area chapter of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA), the world's largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading.
Monthly Model Railroading Meetings, which are open to the public.
The membership of the NMRA is a diverse group of individuals unified by their love of model railroading.
www.gatewaynmra.org   (886 words)

  
 Model Railroad Clubs - Model Railroads - Model Trains
The Anthracite Model Railroad Society is an organization located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, whose primary interest is model railroading in all its various forms.
The society encourages the building and operation of model railroad layouts in any scale or gauge for its members and exhibition throughout the state of Arizona.
BANTRAK is a non-profit N-Scale Modular Railroad Club whose purpose is to educate the public about railroads and model railroading and to promote the hobby of N-Scale model railroading.
www.railsusa.com /links/Model_Railroad_Clubs   (557 words)

  
 Model railroads have ties to Christmas - December 7, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At the Fort Hunter Museum near Harrisburg, which is operated by the Dauphin County Parks system, the Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society has an 18- by 24-foot layout set up in the Centennial Barn, which is open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 19.
In Shamokin, one of the largest model railroads in the country will be open to the public on five days.
The Lower Anthracite Model Railroad Club’s HO scale layout is on the second floor of the former Shamokin Public Library at 210 E. Independence St.
www.dailyitem.com /archive/2004/1207/fea/stories/04fea.htm   (670 words)

  
 The Niles Depot: Model Railroads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Those interested are invited to become members of the club and help with all aspects of model railroading.
Experienced modelers with carpentry and electrical skills are encouraged to participate as well as enthusiastic newcomers with an eagerness to learn.
The model railroads are open to the public every first and third Sunday of the month from 10 a.m.
nilesdepot.railfan.net /TCSMEhome.html   (120 words)

  
 Model Railroad Manufacturers - Model Railroad Supplies - Model Railroads
Backdrop Murals for Model Railroad Layouts, Scales z thru G, 10 to 68 inch high, unlimited length, photographic, transitions, Agric, Mts, Hills, Commercial, Industrial, All custom printed for you, $9 to $250.
Absolute Scale Models is a supplier of Model Railroad supplies including Locomotives, freight cars, passenger cars and vehicles.
Model railroading, wooden bridges, structure kits, custom built structures, and custom designed structures for model railroaders.
www.railsusa.com /links/Model_Railroad_Manufacturers   (356 words)

  
 Model Trains,model railroad,HO Scale,N Scale,caboose,discount,store,software,railroad clothing,t-shirts,gifts
Ideal for the collector and for modelers to display their trains when not in use.
America's rise to a world power is directly tied to the growth of the railroads.
This incredible video collection presents promotional films shot by the railroads and a series of documentaries, all of which showcase the apex of the railroads and their role in serving the nation.
www.alltrains.com   (443 words)

  
 Allexperts Model Railroads Q&A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I have been active in model railroading for forty years.
I have been employed by five model railroad equipment manufacturers/suppliers and worked for a prototype railroad.
I have served, twice, as the president of a local model railroad club.
www.allexperts.com /getExpert.asp?category=2372   (225 words)

  
 Los ... Trains Railroads
In 1944, 26 trains departed daily from 16 tracks, and on its busiest days, 30 trains operated by three different railroads would leave Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal.
C Models and wood Hand Made Tall Ships.
Model Railroads: & The Paper Train Factory -Model Train Kits...
losangelesweb.biz /cgi-bin/search.cgi?keywords=Los+...+Trains+Railroads   (136 words)

  
 Model Railroad and Misc. Electronics
Pages will be posted with information on various components and simple circuits that a model railroaders are likely to use in their hobby.
This page attempts to show the voltage waveforms associated with model railroad DCC systems as they would be seen with an oscilloscope.
This is a single car model loosely based on a double car incline that operated at Port Stanley, Ontario.
home.cogeco.ca /~rpaisley4/CircuitIndex.html   (3943 words)

  
 European Model Trains and Radio Control Hobbies Headquarters for Marklin Tamiya Trix & Minitrix, Brawa Faller Vollmer ...
Their models are superb and strong that can assure your victory on the race.
Models of Military Tanks, Military half-tracks, Military Vehicles, Battle Dioramas, Soldiers and accessories, made of Die Cast and plastic, finely painted and plenty of details to represent past and actual war conflicts in real battle colors and weathered as if they were in real battle.
The models are handmade from scratch by skilled craftsmen and built according to scale of the original ship, through original plans or pictures using plank on frame construction.
www.rocousa.com   (1784 words)

  
 NMRA Introduction To Model Railroading
Our goal is to help those who are interested in building a model railroad but who have never done it before or to assist those who may have a simple track plan and now wants to learn more.
This model railroad would be something to set up permanently in your basement, rec-room, or other available space.
This may sound boring, but it won't be, with this loop and other information, we'll cover all of the basic techniques for building a model railroad.
www.nmra.org /beginner   (560 words)

  
 RAILROADS
Model RailRoading (Trains), Train Rentals (full sized RR for Movie/ Film Rentals, including vintage Lionel as well for props) and Limited Edition brass loco kits.
The model can be powered by a flea or by a number of slightly modified N Scale locos, all with very satisfying results.
All payments are for the models plus shipping and handling of (usually) $6.00 for USA ($15.00 for Canada and $12.00 everywhere else Overseas).
www.westworld.com /~brickp/Railroads.html   (2007 words)

  
 National Model Railroad Association
The National Model Railroad Association is the largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading.
These web pages will tell you more about the NMRA: the benefits of membership for those interested in the model railroading hobby, how the NMRA is organized, where and when our upcoming conventions will be held, and how you can use the NMRA to further your enjoyment of model railroading.
An earlier smaller version of the layout was featured in the April 2005 Model Railroader.
www.nmra.org   (914 words)

  
 model tree manufacturer architectural model trees miniature trees
Miniature model trees for architects, model railroads, art projects.
Serving architects, modelers and artists since 1990 with high quality hand made model trees and model scenery supplies.
You can count on PPN to deliver the most realistic model trees of all types and most sizes from a 2 inch citrus tree to a huge 24 inch pine tree.
www.petitepinesnorthern.com   (378 words)

  
 FAQ RailDreams - Custom Model Railroads
We will design and/or build, in any scale, a complete model railroad layout for you, or, help you with any part of the process.
Richard Taylor, Master Model Railroader, has published pictures of his work in Model Railroader, O Scale Railroading, and other publications.
The chapter featured one of Richard’s personal layouts (Richard has designed and built layouts in every scale imaginable), once the largest N scale model railroad in the U.S., and patterned on Western Pennsylvania.
www.raildreams.com /faq.html   (746 words)

  
 Gateway Central Project Small HO Scale Model Railroad Layouts with Track Plans and Train Show Appearances
The current project railroad will be displayed at a number of St. Louis Area Train Shows during 2005 and will be raffled off at our Annual Fall Meet and Train Show in November.
Most of our project railroads have been designed to be transported in normal-size mini-vans and SUVs.
However, the easiest project railroads to transport are single units 4 feet by 5 feet 10 inches.
www.gatewaynmra.org /project.htm   (600 words)

  
 Train museums are just the ticket for railroad aficionados / Old Millbrae depot displays everything from china to chairs
Gorran, 81, wore a 20-year- old orange-and-white Southern Pacific Railroad baseball cap that was held together in the back with silver duct tape.
It was his first day as a museum docent, but he didn't have a steep learning curve; he had paid his way through UC Berkeley by working on trains.
Micheli met Bruce about 12 years ago at the Golden Gate Railroad Museum in Hunters Point, where Bruce keeps his prize possession: a 1930s Pullman sleeper car from the "City of San Francisco," a luxurious train that ran the "Overland Route" from San Francisco to Chicago.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/02/04/WBGHOB2SIF1.DTL   (1469 words)

  
 S. Berliner, III's Model Railroad Page
Model Railroading Miscellany (moved there from this page on 09 May 2005).
Accurail produces among the finest HO and N freight car models, Kalmbach is one of the two top RR publishers, and Jeff gives us an unparalled access to old articles on models and prototypes; I strongly recommend Jeff's great work to you.
Z-Scale is model railroading at an incredible 220 times smaller than life size, or slightly under half the size of the familiar HO scale.
home.att.net /~Berliner-Ultrasonics/mrr.html   (1963 words)

  
 PaintShop.Railfan.net: The Railroad Paint Shop
While many do have scales noted, keep in mind that due to the limitations of computer graphics and the fixed width of lines and spaces, that even those marked as scale drawings are not completely exact.
The drawings are not intended for modeling purposes, but are provided for use as painting blanks only.
I thank all of you who have visited and supported the site over the past four years for your continued support, and will do my best to keep things up as much as possible.
paintshop.railfan.net   (426 words)

  
 Model Railroad Backdrops and Scenery
Your Model Railroad Questions answered, articles, product reviews, layout photo pages from enthusiastic modelers like you, search, payment to $420 for articles submitted, product reviews wanted.
Dunham Studios is the largest supplier of custom built Model Railroads to Museums, Commecial Operations and upscale individuals in the United States.
Miniature (N, HO, O and Military) scale model Birch, Oak, Ancient Oak and Palm trees, dioramas, scenic materials and theme-vignettes.
www.modelrailroads.net /Model_Railroad_Links/Scenery_and_Backdrops   (286 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: Scenery for Model Railroads, Dioramas & Miniatures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Whether your interest is model railroading, military dioramas, or dollhouses, you will enjoy reading and learning something new about your field.
The result was a good and inexpensive alternative to the other ways modelers can simulate grass and weeds.
A must-have reference for those serious about modeling for railroads, dollhouses or other displays.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0873417097   (423 words)

  
 Peach Creek Shops brings to you the best that model railroading has to offer!
The sale of new models is very slow, and production runs, if you can even call them that anymore, are very small, 10-20 pieces in some cases.
Models that were produced in large quantities, or those that had some defect (poor workmanship, incorrect detailing, bad gearboxes) are seldom a bargain unless you are an incurable tinkerer, and enjoy making a sow’s ear into a better sow’s ear.
I expect that there will be individuals that will want a premium for Challenger models now that they are no longer being produced, but I’ll also wager this trend will be short lived.
www.peachcreekshops.com   (1363 words)

  
 Cybertrains.org | Since 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Model Railroading is one of the most popular and interesting hobby's, so it is our goal to provide the public as much information as possible on these many railroad related topics.
Cybertrains is quickly becoming one of the most active Model Railroad related websites on the internet.
Garden Railroad Clubs, Historical Societies, Model Railroad Clubs...
www.cybertrains.org   (112 words)

  
 Con-Cor Presents All-Railroads.com, Grand Central Station of Cyberspace
All the tooling for the "N" Zephyr is scheduled to be finished by early May, and we have been making flying changes in the "N" tooling using information learned from the HO models..
A copy of the "N" ad can be found on page 31 of the March 2005 Model Railroader Magazine.
Connections to lists of model railroading clubs, historical societies and tourist railways in the United States and abroad.
www.all-railroads.com   (1081 words)

  
 G4 - Feature - High Tech Model Railroads
When it comes to model trains, gone are the days of simple plug-it-in and wire-it-to-the-track power packs.
On today's show, Steve Pope of Zilog will show you how the model railroad is about to get an upgrade.
Pope shows how the Palm and Pocket PC PDAs can be used to control a model railroad system by using four software programs he designed.
g4tv.com /screensavers/features/14683/High_Tech_Model_Railroads.html   (472 words)

  
 Model railroads - Elpunto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is a fully working model which depicts a mechanism designed to force the main millalso perfectly viewable in its full range of motion.
The model is so elaborate that it is likely that it was a salesmanspictures.
This is a unique opportunity to own a working model of the invention that--by giving railroads access to underground water and farmers the ability tosettle the American west.
www.elpuntojoven.com /ho-scale/life-like/model-railroads.html   (415 words)

  
 Signs Galore-Signs for models railroads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Railroads- There are 34 5"x8" sheets at $3.00 including sheets useful with all railroads.
There are sheet for specific railroads to their published sign standards.
The railroads so far are : NandW, SRR, CandO, BandO, Reading, LandN, BandM, KATY, MOPAC, DandRGW, SF, SP, UP and a number of steel railroads.
www.tttrains.com /signsgalore/index.htm   (674 words)

  
 Show Me Model Railroad Company
The coffee pot is always on and we like company, so please visit whenever you are in the Kansas City area.
If you can't visit in person, we would be glad to help you with any of your model railroading needs...
It is representative of many small town Frisco stations, and probably would be right at home on your railroad.
www.showmelines.com   (496 words)

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