The Model Railcast Show #208: Fifty Shades of Bernie

Bernie Kempinski joined up with me on a crazy week to record a show; Craig shall return for 209.

Crew Lounge- Tim gives a quick update


-Bernie’s Book “Model Railroads Go to War”
-The railroad’s contribution over time to war
-popular misconceptions
-Bernie destroys his whole layout- only really part of it
-plans for new marine terminal
-convergence of old and new
-sidebar on frogs: to power or not
-keep alives


Model Railcast Show 207 Architecture and Urban Model Railroading

With Jonathan Jones

Updates from the gang

Roundhouse 1 with Jonathan Jones

-Jonathan’s background and hobby introduction

-a peak at his current layout

-Urban modeling

-Applying 3 lessons of using architecture and land forms to plan your layout

Classic Chuckle Coupler ~ Tim “marries” the GG1

Roundhouse 2 with Jonathan Jones con’t

-more discussion with Urban centered railroding

-getting the era right, definitions of an era

1 hour 20 minutes