Trains Trackside | Steam in the Snow
Watch huge clouds of hot exhaust condense in the cold air, as we take a quick trip across the United States to enjoy some of our favorite Steam in the Snow moments.Into the snow
Garden Variety Railroad Show | Snow Week Special
Garden railroading can be enjoyed year-round in the great outdoors! View the efforts a few resilient railway owners made to keep the line open and their trains (live-steam power to massive 1.6” scale motive power) dashing through the snow!Plow Through!
Big Skies & Iron Rails | Let it snow
Even heavy snowfall won’t stop hard-charging, modern freight trains from rolling throughout the majestic backdrop of the Mountain West region. Nor will a few flakes keep railfan Tom Danneman and his cohorts from making their way trackside to capture dramatic, wintertime action!Let it snow!
Rehab My Railroad | Rehab Effort Recap, Episode 16
Work on the HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy (MR&T) Jones Island project has come to a close, so it’s prime time for David Popp and Eric White to survey the 14 x 3-foot finished layout section!Watch Now
In The Workshop | Learn resin kit basics
Resin kits are a practical solution when a particular car or structure isn’t available as a mass-produced item. Eric White first shares his insights on the most useful tools and materials, and then walks you through techniques you can use to make your resin modeling more precise, efficient, and safer too!Discover Now!
Exclusive Layout Visit | Bob Cochran’s Vermont Rail System
Trains.com Video features layout owner Bob Cochran and his 22’-10” x 25’-7” HO scale (1:87) Vermont Rail System inspired by Rutland Railroad’s Bellow Falls Subdivision. Follow the action along the line, and then look for additional coverage of the layout in the January 2023 issue of Model Railroader magazine!Tour Now!
Spaces to Places III | Making a highway, part 3
After touching up the highway texture and color, Host Gerry Leone takes the construction off road! In this episode, he works to install abutments and wing walls along the underpass, before building out the adjacent scenery base.Watch Now
TrainsLIVE | Wooden passenger car restoration
The wooden passenger car Duluth dates to 1902, and ran on the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway between Duluth, Minn., and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., until 1934. The Duluth is undergoing an amazing restoration. Come along as TrainsLIVE explores the Duluth.Watch Now
Trains.com Video is here!
We’re announcing the release of the all-new Trains.com Video. This is the new home for the best modeling and railfanning video content including special series, how-to videos, product reviews, and more, on a site that’s easy to navigate.Watch David now!
In The Workshop
Follow along as editors and modelers show how to make the most of model railroading.
Trains.com explores U.S. railroading action from a trackside perspective.
Spaces to Places
Master model railroader Gerry Leone shares his scenery and scene building insights.
Big Skies & Iron Rails
Go West! Follow Tom Danneman's cinematic railfanning adventures!
Narrow gauge railroad modeling is top of mind for this On30 railroad.
Conversations about railroading and preservation topics with Bob Lettenberger.
One railroad or modeling question and answer per video!
Exclusive Layout Visits
Join the layout builders/operators on guided model railroad tours!
Rochelle, Ill., Railroad Webcam
Our exclusive feed from Rochelle, Ill., where BNSF and Union Pacific mainlines cross.
Trains.com Workshop Webcam
Watch our Trains.com staff in action as they work on projects throughout the shop.