Hobby Basics

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O gauge track is made in a variety of styles. Watch this informative video introduction to the many different track choices available to toy train model railroaders.
By Bob Keller
Published: September 29, 2011
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O gauge rolling stock is made in a variety of scale sizes, but the gauge is uniform. Confused? Watch this video.
By CTT Staff
Published: September 29, 2011
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There's a lot of O gauge track systems out there. Which one is right for you? This informative video covers the different brands currently on the market.
By CTT Staff
Published: September 29, 2011
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In this snapshot video, Bob discusses brass locomotives then and now. Modern improvements have made them run as good as they look.
By Bob Keller
Published: September 29, 2011
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There comes a time when most model railroaders find they have different brands of track for various reasons. Bob tells you how to use them all in this beginner's tip.
By CTT Staff
Published: September 29, 2011
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This short subscriber-only video illustrates our July issue Tips, Tools, & Techniques column.
Published: May 12, 2010
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The final touch on our project railroad, The Cascade & Timber Trail Ry. was the construction of an operating log dump. After all, where would a logging camp be without one!
By Bob Keller, CTT Staff
Published: June 12, 2009
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