MRCS Show #210 The Rose Knows: Op Special with Mike Rose; and Lawrence & Order SWU (Safe Wiring Unit) – with Larry Eggering

https://ia601508.us.archive.org/23/items/TheModelRailcastShow210/mrcs0210.mp3 Intro- Craig and Tim give their updates: -special thanks to Robert Masterson -Craig covers the Springfield Meet Roundhouse 1 Op Session Special #1 The Rose Knows Mike Rose is our first guest in this series which will feature different guests sharing their knowledge on some crucial how-to’s of hosting an op session Roundhouse 2: […]

The Model Railcast Show #209 Tragedy, and Stories of Remembering the Rails

https://archive.org/download/TheModelRailcastShow209/mrcs0209.mp3 With Jim Lincoln and Ramon Rhodes Just as we were about to release this show the tragedy of Amtrak 188 occurred; as it didn’t seem right to proceed as normal, we wanted to acknowledge this event and discuss the threadbare details- even though at this time much remains to be determined. In any case […]

The Model Railcast Show #208: Fifty Shades of Bernie

https://ia902706.us.archive.org/2/items/TheModelRailcastShow208/mrcs0208.mp3 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 Roundhouse -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 […]

Model Railcast Show 207 Architecture and Urban Model Railroading

https://archive.org/download/RyanAndersensModelRailcastShow207/mrcs0207.mp3 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 […]

The Model Railcast Show #206 How to Plan Your Model Railroad- with Bob Sprague

http://ia801502.us.archive.org/14/items/TheModelRailcastShow206/mrcs0206.mp3 Bob joins us to discuss his methods for designing Model Railroads. We discuss: -Planning your layout around your isles -The merits of designing with a prototype in mind (if that’s your thing) -Design principles and tools including this link to Bob’s website¬†http://www.annapolisjunctionrr.com/#!track-planning-tools/c1l71 We also have a branchline piece with Tom Jacobs as he discusses […]