The Model Railcast Show #209 Tragedy, and Stories of Remembering the Rails 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 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 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 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¬†!track-planning-tools/c1l71 We also have a branchline piece with Tom Jacobs as he discusses […]