Create a snowy scene
Temporary winter scenery turns your layout into a Christmas star.
The dawn of the postwar era: Lionel trains in 1945
As World War II drew to a close, Lionel resumed toy train production.
The first shall be the best
William “Bo” Burgess says his 14 x 43-foot O gauge layout is his first large railroad – and his best.
A father, his sons, and their love of toy trains
Warm memories of enjoying an American Flyer layout in the 1950s sparked a life-long interest in trains.
Tour New England on a realistic S gauge railroad
Dave Plourde’s 14½ x 16½-foot layout takes viewers on an memorable journey.
Make your own large realistic trees in just one evening
Crafting tall trees for your railroad is a breeze with these tips.
An action-packed colorful world of tinplate memories
Chris Lonero’s O and Standard gauge layout recalls his roots in the hobby.
Memories of Christmas and Madison Hardware
A legendary train store delivered one boy’s Christmas dream.
Questions & Answers
Marx Baltimore & Ohio seven-inch caboose
Views from the Underground
Tips, Tools, & Techniques