Main Menu

· Home


Latest Forum Posts

Posted by Joe Fugate
In our opinion, the best all-around MP4 to DVD sof[more ...]
02 Nov : 02:43

Posted by highballer
What is the best online software to get to convert[more ...]
16 Oct : 21:50



Poll


Favorite topic areas?
(check all that apply)



.Dream & Design

.Benchwork & Roadbed

.Track & Electrical/DCC

.Scenery & Structures

.Locos & Rolling Stock

.Operation & Maint.



Posted by Joe Fugate
Votes: 12880
Previous polls



volume1

Model Railroad DVD Volume 1 - Sale!

Model Trains Video: Buy Model Railroad Volume 1 on DVD

Model Railroad volume 1 - Modeling a prototype
Model Railroad Volume 1 running time is 67 minutes (plus 27 minutes of special feature footage). This model train video is 16:9 cinematic widescreen format and digital dolby sound to give the material a rich "you are there" quality.
Price: $29.95  $14.95 (50% off)

 
   
Learn more ...
About volume 2 ...
About volume 3 ...
About volume 4 ...
About volume 5 ...
Line separator

Volume 1 — more information:

 

Chapters included on this Model Train Video DVD

The fun of modeling a prototype railroad (Chapter 1 - video 1)

Chapter 1: The fun of modeling a prototype railroad


Enjoy some fantastic looking model railroad scenes on the Siskiyou Line as we watch the trains roll by at trackside, complete with realistic sound and railfan-type narration! Following that, Joe introduces us to his unique approach to modeling the prototype in the 1980s. (concepts, hints/tips)
Modeling a prototype railroad - an example (Chapter 2 - video 1)

Chapter 2: Modeling a prototype railroad - an example


Many consider state-of-the-art in the model train hobby today to be modeling a prototype railroad. We look at how Joe Fugate has modeled the prototype Southern Pacific Siskiyou Line, learn how Joe fit the prototype rail route into his basement, and where he took modeler's license to get it all to work. (concepts, hints/tips)

Chapter 3: Tour of the HO Siskiyou Line model railroad, part 1


Joe Fugate takes you on a guided tour of his HO Siskiyou Line model railroad which models the 1980s SP in southern Oregon. In part 1, Joe reviews the key locations of his mushroom train layout's upper deck, which represents the Siskiyou Line railroad main from Eugene to Medford. (hints/tips)

Chapter 4: Tour of the HO Siskiyou Line model railroad, part 2


Joe Fugate takes you on a guided tour of his HO Siskiyou Line model railroad which models the 1980s SP in southern Oregon. In part 2, Joe reviews his proto-freelanced coast railroad branch, which runs from Roseburg, Oregon to Coos Bay and encompasses the lower deck on his mushroom train layout. (hints/tips)

Chapter 5: Tour of the HO Siskiyou Line model railroad, part 3


Joe Fugate takes you on a guided tour of his HO Siskiyou Line model railroad which models the 1980s SP in southern Oregon. In part 3, We follow a train called the Coos Bay Hauler along its entire run and get a glimpse into the prototype-based railroad operations conducted on this multidecked layout. (hints/tips)

Chapter 6a: Model Railroad Doorbolt turnout control, part 1


How would you like to build a model train manual turnout control from commonly available materials for less than $4 each? These EasyThrow turnout controls even have that turn-pull-turn action similar to throwing a real railroad switchstand. Part 1 covers all the materials and prep work needed. (1-2-3)

Chapter 6b: Model Railroad Doorbolt turnout control, part 2


Once you have prepared the EasyThrow doorbolt as discussed in part 1 above, installed the doorbolt on your model railroad fascia, and prepared the throw mechanism that goes under the turnout, part two covers installing the mechanism and connecting it to the doorbolt. (1-2-3)