NEWS Stories About Model Railroading

The latest news stories about the World's Greatest Hobby in the media:

Model railroading was an ‘underground’ hobby for years. Collectors explain why it’s been picking up steam

When Robin Claxton was seven years old, his father built him and his little brother a model train layout with a 4’ by 8’ sheet of plywood and some old tracks and engines at the family’s home in Sharon, Ont....

Model Railroading As Simple Or Complicated As You Want It To Be -

John Hanske watches a model train running on his elaborate layout in the basement of his Syracuse home. He is holding a digital command                 control module that ...

Ozarks Model Railroad Association hosts first show since 2019 - KOLR


People from around the Ozarks came out for the Ozarks Model Railroad Association's model train show at the Oasis Convention Center in Springfield. Nonprofit ...

San Diego Model Railroad Museum opens new exhibit - - KUSI News


The exhibit centers on the scale of model trains and has a special section dedicated to award-winning radio and TV host Shotgun Tom Kelly. Shotgun Tom's father ...

model train restored and back on track at polk county historical museum - KROX

Dick Drecksler of Crookston began collecting model trains in 1940.This model was 20 years in the making. For 14 years it was on display in the Great ...

HiRailers Club Preserves Model Railroading

Lancaster Farming

However, FCTT HiRailers Inc. in Rochester, New York, is working to preserve the hobby. A modular, Hi-Rail model train club, the HiRailers members ...

Huge model train set draws crowds at Montana State Fair

KRTV Great Falls News

GREAT FALLS — There's not much that captures the attention of kids like a toytrain. For members of the Great Falls Model Railroad club - that ...

Model train enthusiasts flock to New Haven for annual show

When Paul Sturgeon was a young boy, his father worked on the mail car that transported mail via the railroad from Louisville to Chicago. That's where ...

Visitors welcome at North Florida Model Railroad Club

Alachua Chronicle

This HO scale layout features fully automated train operations controlled by a computer using special traffic control software. See 10 trains run across ...

PHOTO FEATURE — Model trains run through Port Arthur library

The Port Arthur News
The East Texas and Gulf Rail Modelers Association is presenting the miniature fun at the library, 4615 9th Avenue. Two detailed model layouts will be

Model Train Show at Rec Center

Waupaca County News
Admission is free. Operating model railroads will be on display, including the Waupaca Area Model Railroaders (WAMR) HO layout, which is 20 feet by


WAUKESHA,WI/NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 6, 2021)— Kalmbach Media (Kalmbach), the content creator of such such respected brands as Trains, Model Railroader, Astronomy, and Discover announced today the launch of a new digital membership

Small Local Club Builds Big Things; It's All About Model Trains

They're small in numbers, but the Western Illinois Model Train Club puts in some serious work. An ongoing nine-year project has resulted in 1,500 feet

All aboard: Group builds wheelchair-bound man model railroad

Sandusky Register
Members of the Northern Ohio Garden Railway Society, an organization that promotes model railroading, built and installed a wheelchair-accessible

Two Harbors' Burlington Station to Open Soon

Fox 21 Online
More additions will be coming to the model train room throughout the summer. “ Which will have 5,000 feet of track both inside and outside of the..

Depot Day Festival set for June 5

Orange Leader
Volunteers George Bohn and Benny Rhodes, local model railroaders have been in charge of acquiring the train and getting the track, which was ...

Couple shares love of model trains and days gone by

Titusville Herald
His interest in model railroading was renewed following a trip to Cass, West Virginia and a ride on a steam logging train. A Climax Locomotive model...