Our Guide to Bachmann Trains

Bachmann OO train

What are Bachmann Trains? Bachmann trains are currently one of the largest manufacturers of model trains in the world. They’re currently a Chinese owned company but were first founded in Philadelphia in 1833. From 1833 right through until 1966, they were manufacturers of a variety of different products; originally vanity products made from ivory and … Read moreOur Guide to Bachmann Trains

Top 10 Christmas Train Sets for Under The Tree [2019 Review ]

Lionel Mickey Holiday Train

We’re not really sure HOW Christmas Train Sets Under The Tree got started, but we’re all for it! As a kid, nothing really bet the magic of Christmas morning, opening presents and time with family, and having a model train set race around the tree really helped add to that atmosphere! From toy xmas trains … Read moreTop 10 Christmas Train Sets for Under The Tree [2019 Review ]

Best Model Train Scale For Beginners […And why it’s HO!]

Best Beginner Train Scale

So you want to get into model railroading, but don’t know where to start? Well, there’s a lot to consider. Especially what model train scale is best for beginners. This’ll be a short post because it’s a pretty straightforward answer. So what’s the best scale for a beginner? Well, objectively it’s HO scale. Why? Because … Read moreBest Model Train Scale For Beginners […And why it’s HO!]

Model Train Scales Explained – [The 5 Most Popular]

Model Train Scales and Gauges

So you’re all ready to purchase your first scale model train but have no idea what all these scales and gauges are that people keep talking about? Well, it’s pretty simple once you understand the lingo! Scale refers to the actual size of the actual train or the scenery you’re using. If the train is … Read moreModel Train Scales Explained – [The 5 Most Popular]

Everything to Know About G Scale Trains [2019]

G scale train

So what exactly are G scale trains? They’re one of the biggest scales of trains on the market today!   They run at 1:22.5 ratio to a full train and have a track gauge of nearly 2 inches!  They’re so big that a lot of people have to build them outside, which is why they’re commonly referred to as … Read moreEverything to Know About G Scale Trains [2019]

Top Tips and Facts about O Scale Trains

O gauge trains

O scale trains are used to make model trains as toys or to as displays. They were originally introduced by a German manufacturer around 1900. In the O scale train model productions, details and realism were a secondary concern. The primary concern of O scale train models were costs, the ability to be easily operated … Read moreTop Tips and Facts about O Scale Trains