Layout Visits

These videos feature model railroads from around the country.
Layout Visit: Hans Schlegel’s Gogebic Iron Range in HO scale

Layout Visit: Hans Schlegel’s Gogebic Iron Range in HO scale

In this visit to the Gogebic Iron Range, layout builder Hans Schlegel hosts an exclusive...

Signature scenes of the Puffer Lines

Signature scenes of the Puffer Lines

Explore signature scenes of the Puffer Lines, as notable Model Railroader contributor Seth Puffer takes...

Behind the scenes at Milwaukee museum HO train layout

Behind the scenes at Milwaukee museum HO train layout

Milwaukee museum HO train layout: From a "spaghetti mess" of wires to controlling the train...

Layout Visit: Todd Smalley’s HO C&O Monroe Division

Layout Visit: Todd Smalley’s HO C&O Monroe Division

Take a look at the trains running on Todd Smalley's HO scale C&O Monroe Division...

New HO layout at Milwaukee museum available to the public

New HO layout at Milwaukee museum available to the public

HO layout at Milwaukee Museum: Discovery World CEO Bryan Wunar speaks to Trains.com staff about Discovery...

Layout visit: David Arrell’s HO Street life & Streetcars

Layout visit: David Arrell’s HO Street life & Streetcars

Watch streetcars running on David Arrell's HO scale Street life model, which is featured in...

Layout visit: Marshall Sommer’s HO scale Rhode Haven

Layout visit: Marshall Sommer’s HO scale Rhode Haven

Watch trains running on Marshall Sommer’s HO scale Rhode Haven model railroad, which is featured...

Layout Visit: Signal Operations on Dave Abeles’ Conrail Onondaga Cutoff

Layout Visit: Signal Operations on Dave Abeles’ Conrail Onondaga Cutoff

Modeler Dave Abeles shares insights on the signal installations and operations on his HO scale...

Nighttime Operations on Dave Abeles’ Conrail Onondaga Cutoff

Nighttime Operations on Dave Abeles’ Conrail Onondaga Cutoff

Railroading is an industry that operates around the clock, and modeler Dave Abeles proves that...

South Dakota State Railroad Museum’s HO scale display layout

South Dakota State Railroad Museum’s HO scale display layout

Make a trek to this tourist railroad site in Hill City, SD, and you can...

Layout Visit: Ted Pamperin’s C&O Hinton Division in HO scale

Layout Visit: Ted Pamperin’s C&O Hinton Division in HO scale

Layout builder Ted Pamperin hosts an exclusive video tour of his HO scale (1:87) layout...

The Odyssey of UP 2488 on the Jericho & Mt. Zion Railway

The Odyssey of UP 2488 on the Jericho & Mt. Zion Railway

Name: Ray Wheeler Railroad Name: Jericho & Mt Zion Railway Location: Lynnwood, WA Scale: G...

Testing Rapido’s new Pullman Standard 8600-series coaches

Testing Rapido’s new Pullman Standard 8600-series coaches

In this video, Steve Tello tests Rapido's new release of Pullman Standard 8600-series steel coaches...

MRVP Layout Visit: Rolf & Richard Plachter’s Midwest Lines in HO scale

MRVP Layout Visit: Rolf & Richard Plachter’s Midwest Lines in HO scale

Enjoy this exclusive video tour of Rolf & Richard Plachter's Midwest Lines HO scale (1:87)...

MRVP Layout Visit: Operations on Dave Abeles’ Conrail Onondaga Cutoff in HO scale

MRVP Layout Visit: Operations on Dave Abeles’ Conrail Onondaga Cutoff in HO scale

Enjoy this exclusive video tour of Dave Abeles' Onondaga Cutoff HO scale (1:87) layout inspired...

Country Christmas Display in Large Scale

Country Christmas Display in Large Scale

Enjoy an exclusive, behind the scenes look at the large scale (1:24) holiday layout that’s...

Member video: Garden railroad in Russia

Member video: Garden railroad in Russia

Name: Ilya Krishtal Forum User Name: IlyaRussia Railroad Name: Toy garden railroad Location: Russia, Moscow...

Video: Paul Tartaglia’s HO scale Chester Ridge & Pennebrook

Video: Paul Tartaglia’s HO scale Chester Ridge & Pennebrook

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Video: Cab ride on Pelle Søeborg’s Daneburg Sub

Video: Cab ride on Pelle Søeborg’s Daneburg Sub

A Great Plains setting highlight this HO scale model railroad built by contributing editor Pelle...

Video: SoundTraxx equipped HO Atlas U30B on the Eagle Mountain RR

Video: SoundTraxx equipped HO Atlas U30B on the Eagle Mountain RR

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