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An Incredible Garden Railway

August 8, 2014

The origin of this suburb layout goes back to the late 1920s. If you visit the website listed you can see that history and more video about this operation. This driver’s eye tour is worth your time. It features 10 scale miles of track.

Spectacular OO Gauge

April 21, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_rwzsdVW6M&feature=endscreenThis video gives new meaning to the idea of a model railroad in the basement.

Train Movie

March 27, 2013

You’ll find the script to this 1954 movie to be almost unbearably boring. However, the reward in watching will be shots of a Rock Island Rocket, Seaboard centipedes, Santa Fe warbonnets, PRR Erie builts, mail crane for the Wabash Blue Bird, and a feast of great railroad images. Enjoy!

Controlling Trains in Great Britain

March 15, 2013

Here’s an especially illuminating look at a variety of signaling systems with great shots of moving trains.

Double Headed Steam Cab Ride

February 27, 2013

Here’s an interesting video of a climb from Unaderra to Robertson on a railway in New South Wales, Australia.

Winter Steam Gala

February 14, 2013

Indeed, it is! Multiple steam locomotives in action just last month in the British Midlands. Turn up the volume, watch in full screen mode, and enjoy living history. A description of the action is on the YouTube page. The organization’s website is http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/.

Another Great Cab Ride

February 5, 2013

We may be repeating ourselves but here’s another opportunity to be mesmerized in the cab, Gatwick to Victoria Station.

Double-headed Berks

February 2, 2013

What could be better than an Iron Horse? Two, of course. This is a great promotion for the who production. .

MORE CAB RIDES — Germany

January 18, 2013

Brighton to Blackfriars

January 10, 2013

If you want to view the trip in the opposite direction…look here.