Just For Fun

These videos are ones we enjoyed making - just for fun. We hope you enjoy watching them!
Halloween fun making a carved pumpkin layout

Halloween fun making a carved pumpkin layout

Looking for tricks to make a special pumpkin treat? Not the kind of treat you'd...

Trains LIVE — Riding Amtrak

Trains LIVE — Riding Amtrak

Trains LIVE — Riding Amtrak — 10-25-2023 — There are still places in this country...

Meet Master Model Railroader Gerry Leone | Trains.com EXCLUSIVE Interview

Meet Master Model Railroader Gerry Leone | Trains.com EXCLUSIVE Interview

You've likely thumbed his articles in Model Railroader magazine. Maybe you've even seen him in...

The Hills Line with James McNab | Methods for handlaying track, Episode 16

The Hills Line with James McNab | Methods for handlaying track, Episode 16

Host James McNab explores methods for handlaying track on his portable HO scale Hills Line...

Ask Trains.com October 2023 compilation

Ask Trains.com October 2023 compilation

Ask Trains.com October 2023 compilation | Host Cody Grivno answers viewer questions regarding signs at...

Menards Santa Fe starter set unboxing and reveal

Menards Santa Fe starter set unboxing and reveal

CTT Product Review | Menards Santa Fe Train Set | 10-13-2023 | Menards has released...

Rapido Trains HO General Electric U25B

Rapido Trains HO General Electric U25B

Samples of the newly tooled Rapido Trains HO General Electric U25B diesel locomotive recently arrived...

Amtrak Acela adventure along the Northeast Corridor

Amtrak Acela adventure along the Northeast Corridor

Join Trains.com staffers Kent Johnson and Ben Lake, as they explore Business Class and First...

Trains LIVE — The new golden spike

Trains LIVE — The new golden spike

Trains LIVE — The new golden spike — 10-11-2023 — The Transcontinental Railroad did more...

Olympia & Sand Creek, Episode 15 | All in the details

Olympia & Sand Creek, Episode 15 | All in the details

In this session, Host David Popp promises to finish the work on the passenger car...

Grand Strand Model Railroaders O gauge layout

Grand Strand Model Railroaders O gauge layout

Grand Strand Model Railroaders, based in South Carolina, built a 12' x 18' O gauge...

N&W No. 611 dress rehearsal for the Virginia Scenic Railway

N&W No. 611 dress rehearsal for the Virginia Scenic Railway

In late September 2023, Norfolk & Western steam locomotive No. 611 operated on the Buckingham...

Pacific Southern Railway in HO scale

Pacific Southern Railway in HO scale

With a mainline run of more than 1,000 feet, this freelanced HO scale (1:87.1) club...

Greg Albert’s Portable Steel Mill in N scale

Greg Albert’s Portable Steel Mill in N scale

This small, portable N scale (1:160) layout is designed to create a big impression. To...

Trains LIVE — Making friends at summer railroad camp

Trains LIVE — Making friends at summer railroad camp

Trains LIVE — Making friends at summer railroad camp — 9-27-2023 — Railroad museums, tourist...

Model Railroader After Hours | October 5th, 2023

Model Railroader After Hours | October 5th, 2023

Model Railroader After Hours | October 5th, 2023. An all new series, After Hours is...

Train Life: A Railway Simulator | Product Overview

Train Life: A Railway Simulator | Product Overview

Host Bryson Sleppy takes train watching in a different direction, as he examines the world...

Explore Wisconsin’s Osceola and Saint Croix Valley Railway

Explore Wisconsin’s Osceola and Saint Croix Valley Railway

The scenic town of Osceola, Wisc., recently hosted the inaugural Trains Magazine diesel photo special,...

Meet Steven Otte, Model Railroader Senior Associate Editor

Meet Steven Otte, Model Railroader Senior Associate Editor

Meet Steven Otte in this latest installment of Q&A with the Editors! Here, Model Railroader...

Spaces to Places IV | Light up this whole town, part 6

Spaces to Places IV | Light up this whole town, part 6

Westcott is now officially more of a place than it is a space! It's time...