Model Railroad Ballast – Building Your Model Railroad

Building Your Model Railroad: A Comprehensive Guide with Railroad Ballast Building a model railroad is an engaging, multifaceted, and artistic hobby that opens a new world to you, your family, and friends ¹. This comprehensive guide will take you through the process of creating your own model railroad, focusing on the importance and usage of …

Amtrak

 INTRODUCTION The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, dealing as AMTRAK (reporting marks AMTK, AMTZ), is a passenger railroad service that offers medium and long-distance intercity transportation in the United States and nine cities in Canada. Founded in 1971, AMTK began as a quasi-public corporation to operate U.S. passenger rail services. While it is managed as a …

Stucco 

Hello. I’m Phil from Arizona Rock and Mineral Company. We’re going to show you how to apply stucco to a carb matte Board building. This is a real old one. I’ve had one of these on the layout for over 40 years. A couple of decades ago, I thought no matter what color I painted, …

CSX Transportation

INTRODUCTION CSX Transportation (reporting mark CSXT) is a Class I freight railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The railroad operates approximately 21,000 route miles (34,000 km) of track. The company operates as a subsidiary of CSX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. CSX …

CIRCUS TRAINS

A circus train is a method of conveyance for circus troupes. Circus trains began in the 1870s, by replacing the shows that moved by slow animal-drawn wagons.  Over the years these trains grew in length as the train cars switched from wood to steel construction.  Circus trains typically consisted of three types of cars: large …