TRACK TALK LIVE ON THE ROAD: September 2016

Taking Track Talk Live on the road again, Model Railroad Academy’s Doug Hodgdon (“Clickety”) and Steve Doyle (“Clack”) visited the 129-year old St. Louis Park Depot in Minnesota, which once served the Milwaukee Road, and learned more about its preservation as a National Register of Historic Places site. In the monthly live event, they also

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Ideas for Unique Layout Concepts

In this installment, I’d like to suggest various types of railroad layouts (in no particular order) from which you can derive inspiration for your concept: Club layout: I’ve visited some really great clubs – they generally can allow HUGE spaces beyond the range of the typical model railroader. Think long trains, wide curves, and plenty

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National Association of S Gaugers (NASG) Convention 2016 Recap

More than 240 modelers, spouses and friends – including your editor – attended the National Association of S Gaugers (NASG) national convention recently in Novi, Michigan. The annual event, which rotates regionally throughout the country, was ably hosted by the Southeastern Michigan S Gaugers at the Sheraton Novi. The five-day event featured a busy and

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