Model Trains

About G Scale Model Trains

Model trains have long provided fascination and enjoyment for enthusiasts young and old. Over the past century, most have started their foray into toy trains with the HO style. There are many instances, however, where G scale model trains make a much superior choice. G Scale model trains are one of the largest commercially available…

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American Flyer train sets

American Flyer trains and railroads have been a large institution in the American hobbiest’s life since the early 1900’s with a long and rich history that’s left an imprint on the child within us all at one point or another. First created in 1907 Chicago, the A.C. Gilbert Company first created their famous S Gauge…

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The Different Gauges of Model Trains

Model trains are a popular hobby today. Many different options are available for this type of hobby as well. Model train gauges refer to the size of the train and track that they run on. There will also be a difference in the manufacturer of the train. It is very rare that a manufacturer will…

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About HO Toy Trains

Model trains come in a wide variety of scales. While these have been standardized to 6 basic options, many people who are new to model trains may be unsure of where to start. Perhaps the best choice is to go with the most popular style, HO toy trains. The HO scale is so named because…

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Lionel Toy Trains

Lionel toy trains represent a rich history of fun for all ages. The company now offers a wide range of model trains for children and model enthusiasts alike. Their continued commitment to providing the best in “ready-to-run” and realistic trains has made Lionel one of the most recognizable names in both toys and model trains.…

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The Different Types of Model Trains

Model trains offer a fun experience for almost any age. However, entering into the world of locomotives can be challenging. This is because of the different types of model trains. Novices need to learn about each type and determine which one will best suit their modeling needs. The first decision to make concerns the type…

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