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Model Railroad Shelf Layout Plans

Shelf model railroad layouts are best for those looking for space saving model railroad ideas while still building a layout that is enjoyable and fun to build. A typical shelf model railroad layout tends to utilize the smaller scale sizes such as N scale and HO scale because it provides most value given the limited …

Model Railroad Benchwork Planning and Building Ideas

The model railroad benchwork is the supporting structure to which the model railroad track will be attached to. Therefore, it could be as simple as a piece of plywood that is attached to a table or complex with elaborate details. If you are new to this build, we will help guide you through the process …

Top Rated HO Model Train Layouts

HO railroading is the most popular of the scales in the world, in both continental Europe and North America. HO model trains have a ratio of 1:87 to their full-size compatriots. They are large enough to appreciate fine detail, but small enough to fit in most spaces. Find below a list of best HO model …

Model Railroad HO Scale

Finding a model railroad HO scale is easy due to its popularity within the model railroading community. Most model train beginners start off either using an HO scale starter set or by building their own starting from benchwork all the way to the scenery. If you’re interested in building your model train layout and want …

Top Rated Model Train Layouts 4×8 Dimensions

4′ x 8′ model train layouts is the most common size across HO scale and N scale. Majority of model railroads are constructed on a 4′ x 8′ layout. Also, it’s not too difficult to construct benchwork for a 4×8 model train layout. If you are looking for a step-by-step tutorial on how to build …

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