Traction Modeling

Modeling a Traction System with Fred Cosgrove – Introduction Trolley Modeling – Fred Cosgrove acquires an O scale trolley layout, moves it from the former residence to his basement, and reassembles it, all the while discussing various aspects of the layout.

New Tracks Meetup

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 7 pm EDT, 4 pm Pacific. Watch the live stream: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMA_VhPb5pjdkAYTdXLceJA        Go to the Subscribe page to get an email with instructions allowing you to get a link to join the live Zoom Meetup. Jim Kellow’s Meetup Notes & Agenda Hello, My name is Read more…

What’s New with Greg Cassidy

June 26, 2021 What’s New with Greg Cassidy – Interested in what’s new in the model railroad industry? Tune in to see Greg Cassidy show us how the manufacturers have been spending their Covid down time. Manufacturers mentioned in this video: Bollinger Edgerly Scaled Trains (BEST) – http://www.besttrains.com or email Read more…

Bob Farquhar Bio

  I model primarily in HO scale for the past 27 years though I’ve done some N, O and G. My main enjoyment is structures and dioramas. I like trying new techniques and sharing with others.         Bob’s other contributions to the New Tracks Modeling website, Blair Read more…

Greg Cassidy Bio

I had model trains as a child, and then returned to them when my son was interested in trains. I built a sizable layout in my basement in the ’90s that modeled the Western Maryland Railway and joined our local model railroad club, the Rockville Model Railroad Society, later becoming Read more…

Your Modeling Mentors

Welcome to Your Modeling Mentors. Definition of a Mentor:  A Trusted Counselor or Guide If you follow the builds from our mentors and take notes on their comments during their builds, you will learn their modeling skills and become a better modeler. We also have a form on the site called Ask Read more…

The 1 Kit

This Build Along project featured Gaylord Gill and Randy Bosscher, both experienced S scale model-builders, with “The 1-Kit” by Bar MillsModels. The kit is available in N/HO/S/O scales, and it is unique in that modelers design their own structure projects. While The 1-Kit provides a starting point, this is essentially Read more…