Model Railroader Magazine
About Model Railroader MagazineModel Railroader magazine is the oldest and most-respected model-railroading magazine. First published in 1934, the magazine provides model-railroading hobbyists with reliable tips, projects, and detailed photos to help improve their layouts. More Info
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About Model Railroader
Model Railroader issues typically include layout tours, how-to projects, prototype information, and track plans. Regular features and sections in the magazine are: "News and Products," a rundown of new products available; "Workshop," helpful modeling and operating tips, as well as answers to reader-submitted questions; "Step-by-Step," a focus on a different project each month to help build a better layout; "Information Desk," educational insight into real railroads to help you be a better remodeler; "DCC Corner," spotlighting model train operation using Digital Command Control; "Product Reviews," an assessment of new models and how well they perform; "Trackside Photos," inspirational photos featuring the work of fellow hobbyists; "Trains of Thought," a column examining the philosophical side of model railroading; and "The Operators," tips on reproducing prototype operations on model railroads.
Twice a year, Model Railroader publishes two special issues, "Great Model Railroads," which highlights impressive model railroads and provides detailed plans and how-to information, and "Model Railroad Planning," which addresses aspects of designing and constructing a model railroad. Additional special issues may focus on various topics of model railroading from time to time.
Serious model railroading enthusiasts would enjoy the wealth of information found in a subscription to Model Railroader magazine!
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- Lacks Content
- Too Many Ads
Has steadily gone downhill since the 1970's. Do not care to pay for all the advertising. Articles are only for the very experienced modelers anymore. Not a good value for the $$
This magazine is full of useful info for model railroaders of all levels. Info you wont throw out, plus articles and pics of z-scale to garden scale. Great for gift giving!
When I was 7 years-old my father bought the very first Model Realroader magazine and got most of the early additions. I still have them and have every one since January 2003, when I took up the hobby after retirement. Model Railroader magazine is great reference material.
Model Railroader's price from Kalmbach Publishing is 42.95. Where is the savings?
I have never seen a Model Railroader Special Edition or regular monthly ones have so much information. It is fantastic putting everything in one book. I don't get to pick them up every month so when I saw this one it was just want I was looking for. I can not thank Model Railroader enough.
I have been a model railroader for more than 60 years and consider Model Railroader magazine a valuable resource and informative tool for model railroaders.