Wiring a model railroad track is an essential part of any model railroad layout. Find out how important and helpful it can be to keep your wiring neat early on when wiring model railroad tracks. When you go under your layout after everything is complete, and you’re trying to troubleshoot an electrical problem, having neat wiring will really pay off! Find out how shower curtain hooks are a wonderful tool for ensuring your wiring stays neat and organized. Now it’s time to finally wire the track and get some trains running! NMRA master model railroader Gerry Leone takes you through the process of wiring a model railroad track in this premium video. Learn a few helpful techniques for making the task of wiring a track quick and easy. Now get to work wiring your model railroad tracks and start running some trains!
Next in our journey along the C&S Railway, we leave the main line and follow a branch line through Ruby Junction. Ruby Junction joins together Kebler Pass and Irwin, which sit in the high mountains of Colorado. To make the town of Ruby come to life, expert modelers took advantage of a variety of techniques…Watch Now >>
One of the greatest tools of the model railroader is forced perspective. The illusions you can create with proper scaling and the right angles are seemingly endless, and these illusions can often be essential for a realistic model depending on the scene and space constraints with which you are working. An important illusion that expert…Watch Now >>
The first thing you have to consider when building the benchwork for a new model railroad scene is the type of layout you are looking to construct. There are pros and cons to the various types of benchwork, so it’s important to understand the components of your project before you get started on the frame.…Watch Now >>
For those of us who haven’t been blessed with artistic talent, the idea of painting backdrops for model railroad scenes can be pretty nerve-racking. But fear not, there are a number of excellent alternatives available to help create a beautiful scene without ever having to pick up a paint brush. One such option is to…Watch Now >>