Big Skies & Iron Rails | Changing Weather
From a safe, temperature-controlled environment, enjoy a closer look at the perils and pure, natural beauty railfan Tom Danneman captured under the wide-ranging weather in the American West!Go West!
Q&A with the Editors | Meet David Popp, Trains.com Director
Here's your chance to learn more about David Popp, the enthusiastic and talented leader at the pulse of Trains.com - the premiere online source for all things railroading and model railroading!Watch Now
Ask Trains.com | May Compilation #2
Cody Grivno hosts the second of two May 2023 Ask Trains.com compilations, where he and other knowledgeable guests answer your questions about model and prototype railroading.Watch Now!
Trains Trackside | Cass Scenic Railroad
Steam trains have been running at Durbin, W.Va., for the past 20 years. But if you look closely, this video captures double-headed Shay steam locomotives working up from Cass, W.Va., for the first time since 1985! Hop aboard for the sights and sounds on this special, restored route along the Greenbrier River.Watch Now!
TrainsLIVE | Walk through fire
We talk with author Dr. Yasmine Ali about her book, Walk Through Fire, regarding the 1978 train disaster that turned her hometown upside!Watch Now!
Olympia & Sand Creek, Episode 12 | Paint stripper. Retaining wall. Tunnel centered.
David proves that you don’t have to focus on just one thing for great lengths to find the fun in this hobby! This time out, he’s got a paint stripping project, retaining walls to install, and a tunnel to daylight a tad.Watch Now!
Spaces to Places IV | Installing the Streets, part 3
After adding lights to structure interiors, adjusting city blocks, and then building, painting, and weathering sidewalks, our host shows his technique for paving roads made from medium-grit sandpaper!Watch Now
Trains.com Video is here!
We’re announcing the release of the all-new Trains.com Video. This is the new home for the best modeling and railfanning video content including special series, how-to videos, product reviews, and more, on a site that’s easy to navigate.Watch David now!
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