TS Rail Disasters Spinoff: Bomb Train (2003 Kingston Rail Disaster)

TS Rail Disasters Spinoff: Bomb Train (2003 Kingston Rail Disaster)

Jazz Up Your Model Train Layout With Some Realistic Looking Scenery

Your locomotives and rolling stock might be the focal point of your layout, I understand, but the scenery that surrounds and engulfs your layout is what makes your train set stand out among the rest. The choice of scenery adds a factor of personalization that you can’t substitute with anything else. Scenery is a vital part of a good model train layout, especially if it is going to be an accurate depiction of a realistic train scene. Read more.

Find The Middle Of The Road With HO Scale Model Trains

The most well-rounded model train layout you can have is the HO scale. That’s how many in the hobby would describe it. Considered the middle of the road, HO scale has a ratio of 1:87 making it the in-between scale of the rest. In the UK OO gauge is a similar size, but not exactly identical. Read more.

Information on Model Trains

People with an interest in having a hobby have often turned to model trains. This is not only an enjoyable way to pass the time, but also to show your creative side. There are numerous other things about these kinds of trains than one just having a collection of locomotives. Some Model Train Information you will need to realize is that the hobby includes things like constructing the scenery, and knowing what gauges and scales mean as far as these trains go.

The Standards of 0 Gauge Model Railways Explained

Since the beginning of model trains, 0 gauge model railways have been a popular choice, especially in the UK. The 0 gauge is a ratio of 1:43.5 or 7mm to the foot. The prototype that you may run can be standard, broad, or any of the narrow gauges for 0 gauge model railways. Here is an overview of the different gauges within 0 gauge railways. Read more.

Z Scale Trains Are So Versatile, But Not For Everyone – Why?

Welcome to the Z scale, one of the smallest scaled model trains in the model railway world. This scale has a ratio of 1:220, making this one the smallest commercially sold model trains. If you are looking for larger layouts in a small amount of space, you have found the right scale. Read more.

Selecting Fabrics for Your Sewing Projects

If you are working on an online sewing class, you’ll discover that selecting the appropriate fabric to use in your sewing projects is a very important decision, especially as a beginner. You want to have a fabric that is easy to work with, which is appropriate to the project, but which is not too expensive so that you have room to experiment and/or make mistakes. If you are using a pattern, the instructions may tell you which type of fabric to use.

Make Your Own Cookbook

Making your own custom cookbook is easy and it’s a great way to organize your scattered recipes. Find out how to create an attractive, professional looking cookbook of your recipes complete with dividers, a table of contents and an index.

Candle Making Instructions – Making Scented Candles

A well-crafted candle is lovely to look at and hold, but if you want to take a candle’s appeal to a whole new level, think scent. Scented candles truly are one of the essentials (or let’s say “esSCENTials”) of candle making, plus they’re quite easy to make if you follow a few simple guidelines.

Inspiration at Your Service – Face Painting Ideas for Kids

Want to try something different at your next birthday party? Why not let the kids paint their faces? Read more…

The Power Of DCC Train Control Systems At Your Fingertips

Model train control systems have recently upgraded to more technologically advanced systems. The old DC systems used electric current along the tracks of a layout to tell locomotives what do and when to do it. By changing the current, the system was able to send information to multiple components. Today, the control system is much different. Digital Command Control (DCC) uses computer technology to send signals along the tracks. Read more.