The Winning Loser – Pennsylvania Railroad Class S-2

Pennsylvania Railroad Class S-2 It was positioned to forecast modern railroad motive power and to remind the world that the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) had not lost its way. It also gave steam locomotive builders and coal mining interests promise that their respective markets would not be decimated by the new Diesel-Electric locomotives that showed early …

 

7 Model Train Sets to Kick Start Your Railroading Journey

Are you looking to start model railroading in 2023? Whether you’re picking up a new hobby for the new year, have been considering model railroading for years, or felt severe FOMO after seeing a loved one get a train set during the holidays, Model Train Stuff has you covered. Whether you’re reading this in January …

 

The Importance of Electric Power

Industry experts acclaim that the mammoth electrification of the Pennsylvania Railroad was one of the last great adventures of traditional railroading with good reason. Immediately after this project was completed in 1938 (but hopes lingered about future expansion until 1960), the railroad industry struggled under the pressure of World War II traffic (noted by accountants …

The Ultimate Railroading Beginner Gift Guide

The holidays are fast approaching, so it’s time to think about the gifts we’ll buy for the special people in our life. While helping someone discover the joy of model railroading is always amazing, it’s a good idea to know the best ways they can get started in their railroading journey.

Most Popular Model Train Brands for Railroaders

Where’s the first place you look when it’s time to add new railroading products to your model train collection? We already know the answer is “Model Train Stuff,” but where do you go once you’re here? For many railroaders, it’s straight to their favorite railroading brands. Let’s explore what our railroaders’ favorite brands are. But …

Preparing Your Halloween Railroad with Model Train Stuff

Spooky season is here! Whether you’re a model railroader who always updates your layout with the seasons or a massive fan of Halloween, this time of the year is excellent for adding something different to your model railroad scene. Here are six essential products that will bring your scene to life, whether you’re opting for …