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Ex-Railroad Worker Opens Model Train Shop In Md.
(AP) — The mere sight of a model-train display can overwhelm ... A few days after he applied, the railroad offered him the job – of trainman. “That’s the conductor – you switch the cars and ride on the caboose,” Boatwright explained.
Model Railroad Review: Learning about freight yards
Operations of railroad yards such as Schaffer's Crossing here in Roanoke on the Ex-Norfolk & Western mainline can be hard to understand to the non-railroader. How are trains broken apart and put back together? What kind of service does a modern locomotive ...
Model Railroading 101: Train Set benefits
Quality model train sets can offer a beginner everything that they need to get started. A good kit will include track, an engine (or two), some cars, electrical supply, and maybe some accessories. HO scale sets can range in cost and quality from basic sets ...
Big boys, small toys
Model train sets allow a hobbyist to become the architect and engineer of his own railroad system. IT is past bedtime for ... more and more Malaysians are catching up on the hobby, which appeals to young and old alike due to its ingenuity of mixing ...
Toys for Tots Model Railroad Exhibit
A 40 train exhibit on four different levels. This immense layout is constructed entirely by volunteers, and elementary school children have decorated the layout. Toys for Tots conductors will share their knowledge of this fascinating hobby. Please bring a ...
Building model trains since 1929, still enthusiastic
KENMORE - At the ripe young age of 9, Owner of KVAL Hobbies Bob Schuh received his first model train from his father, Carl Schuh. That little red train, which he was ... for anyone that is involved in model railroad.” He continued, “People bring ...