• 4:14

    Creating Simulated Loads for Hoppers

    Creating realistic loads for hoppers can be a challenge, but Allen McClelland has developed an easy way to create wood chip and coal hauls for his model railroad. Upholstery foam is readily available and can be found in most upholstery, craft, and industry shops. Alternatively packing materials from train models can be used. Foam is…

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  • 6:27

    Weathering Track

    NMRA Master Model Railroader Gerry Leone says, “Track is a model too, so it only makes sense to make your track look as good as your rolling stock, your locomotives and as your structures.” In this video, Gerry shares five easy techniques for weathering your track. Gerry provides a step-by-step tutorial for a few of…

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