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Build your first model railroad!

Ready to build a model railroad the entire family can enjoy? Starting with a basic train set you'll get step-by-step instructions needed to build a simple 40 x 60 inch family-friendly layout featuring Thomas the Tank Engine. WATCH PART 1!

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The World's Greatest Hobby Organization will help you learn the basics of model railroading
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Learn how to build a solid foundation for your model train layout
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Members of the Model Railroader staff show you how to set up and operate ready-to-run model train sets.
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Get tips for choosing and installing track on your model train layout
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An introduction to basic model railroading terminology and concepts
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Learn The Fundamentals with our FREE Basic Training E-Mail Series!

This series of six e-mails includes:

  • A clear explanation of scales and gauges
  • Tips And Techniques for Creating Realistic Scenery
  • The Basics Of Laying Track,Cutting Rails and installing Joiners
Layout Projects

Layout Projects

Tips and techniques for any layout

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