Category Archives: Build it Yourself

Yard Art Notes–Train Oriented Yard Art

Last spring I had the outside of my house painted. The only train related problem was that my layout in the back side yard ran right along the side of the house. (See Repainting the Cliffs of Insanity). This proximity … Continue reading

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Building Trestles for your Garden Railroad

I have always thought that every railroad needs a trestle or two. There is just something about the wooden structures of a trestle that make for appealing visual eye-candy.   Everything on a trestle just looks a little bit better … Continue reading

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Portable Testing Track

Like many of us in the Large Scale model train hobby I have learned that there is never enough room. My craft table has no room for crafts, the workbench in the garage is cluttered with this and that, if … Continue reading

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Resource Video: repainting Bachmann Coach Cars by RailCandy

My friend Perry (who goes by the handle RailCandy on MLS), is a model railroader I met on the MyLargeScale.com forums and has a great Web site for his layout the “The Plattsburgh & Poverty G-scale Railroad.” RailCandy is not … Continue reading

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