Modeling Series

These videos follow a central theme or personality and are much more about learning the hobby than just a few skills.
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In The Workshop

Follow along as editors and modelers show how to make the most of model railroading, while having fun!

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Back on Track

Follow along as Gerry Leone walks you through building his HO scale layout.

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This long-running series featured David Popp and other editors answering viewers' questions in the former Model Railroader Video Plus experience.

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Cody's Office Series

Cody's Office

Home for the long-running series of episodes featuring Cody Grivno at Model Railroader and Model Railroader Video Plus.

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Cody's Workshop

A more in-depth visit to Cody Grivno's office that features how-to segments and longer projects.

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Garden Variety Railroad Show

See our outdoor model railroading series here!

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Olympia Projects

Narrow gauge railroad modeling is top of mind for this On30 railroad in multiple series.

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Rice Harbor model layout

See our small HO scale project railroad from the late 2010s.

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The Hills Line

James McNab leads viewers through his build of the modern-day Iowa Interstate — in HO Scale.

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History According to Hediger

Wisdom, stories, and more from retired Model Railroader Senior Editor Jim Hediger.

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Layout Builds

Instead of personalities being the key, this section contains video series featuring full, start-to-finish layout building.

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Let's Make A Scene Series

Let's Make A Scene

Kathy Millatt's expert tips and instructions on model railroad scenery are available in video form here!

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From DCC to decoders and 3D printing, this tech section has you covered.

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Rehab My Railroad

Watch as model railroaders and editors collide to take modest layouts to the next level!

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Hal Miller hosts this series of interviews with contributors and co-workers.

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Scale It Down Series

Scale It Down

Steve Brown takes a Model Railroader layout and recreates it in N Scale.

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Space to Places

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Step By Step

This video series take one small project, such as a water tower, from start to finish and assumes the viewer wants to know how, "step-by-step."

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Summer Camp

This series helped many of us through The Pandemic, and is a key part of having fun modeling through the summer!

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T-Trak Modules

Editors and contributors in this series are challenged to create their own N-scale module that will connect with all the others forming a unique model railroad!

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Underground with David Popp

During the height of The Pandemic, with travel curtailed and gatherings banned, David Popp continued modeling "Underground" in this unique series.

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Video Vault

Before digital cameras - before the Internet - Kalmbach produced modeling videos that we've collected into our Video Vault.

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