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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.
Railroad-loving train gang keeps model hobby on track
The train started making its rounds again. It was a toy train, of course. A model railroad. Every Monday night ... up in a donated room in the activities building, next to the big red caboose that has long since faded to pink. The club has close to ...
At Model-train Convention, Toys R Serious
They spent the week buying, selling, trading and demonstrating their sophisticated toys in a merry celebration of their favorite hobby. The convention also featured the latest in model-railroad ... through the caboose of a Civil War-era train.
Model railroad hobby keeps on chugging
The problem with writing about model railroading is that it’s so easy to get off track. What’s the engine and what’s the caboose ... trains as their primary toy ... around the Christmas tree.” Today, boomers are fueling a $1 billion model railroad ...
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 ...
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 ...