• Lego survey
    Nov 11, 2009, 0 Comments

    See below for an announcement from Lego. Note that they are tracking the source, so be sure to hit this link from RailBricks so that they know the train AFOLs are out there. Benn   The LEGO Group...

  • Havin Fun with Real Trains on the Western Maryland Scenic
    Nov 07, 2009, 0 Comments

    It's way too quiet here lately. I don't know what the other RB Bloggers excuse are but I've been prepping for two upcoming shows (more on that later), though I did recently have the opportunity to take...

  • Power Functions Minitruck
    Oct 16, 2009, 0 Comments

    In my article, A Power Functions Primer, I discussed using Power Functions with trains and gave an example of a geared bogie that could replace a 9v motor.  It works well, and I'll continue to use the...

  • BlueBrick version 1.5
    Oct 12, 2009, 0 Comments

    Hello Lego train and town fans!After many hours of tweaking over the weekend, BlueBrick version 1.5 is nowavailable to the masses.  This revision focused on the first (but definitelynot last), extension...

  • Oh Shay Can You See - Part II
    Oct 09, 2009, 0 Comments

    I'm really hoping that this 1912 Shay MOC I'm about to show you hasn't been blogged before.  Actually, I think the locomotive type has been blogged in this posting. However, Brickbaron now takes another...

  • Step Back In Time - 4-8-4 Hudson
    Oct 07, 2009, 1 Comment

    Steam locomotives seem to be all the rage these days.  Last night I took a step back in time, though, to July of 2002.  Before the Emerald Night, and before the steam drivers of Big Ben Bricks (based...

  • Pancho Villa Raid by Brian Williams
    Oct 07, 2009, 0 Comments

    Pancho Villa Raid by Brian Williams For his latest LEGO Indiana Jones creation, Brian Williams looks for inspiration to The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles . The five-foot-long diorama features lots of...

  • Train Tech Category 2
    Oct 06, 2009, 0 Comments

    Train Tech Building Contest Category 2 Voting: Single Engines & Wagons Voting for Category 2 of the Train Tech Building Contest has begun! Head over to Train Tech now and Cast Your Vote!    

  • Voting has begun for the TrainTech Contest entries
    Oct 03, 2009, 0 Comments

    Train Tech Building Contest Category 3 Voting: Trackside Structures It's time to cast your vote for the Train Tech Building Contest Category 3 entries, Trackside Structures. Twelve outstanding entries...

  • Anthracite and Iron Horses
    Sep 29, 2009, 0 Comments

    Reading "Iron Horse Rambles" T-1 class 4-8-4 Steam Engine and Passenger Cars Excursions were a regular part of railroading in the last days of the steam era. These rail outings were usually run "off...

  • Pennsylvania Shark
    Sep 28, 2009, 0 Comments

    At the risk of stroking Anthony Sava's ego I bring you his latest Steam Engine. The Pennsylvania Railroad T1 The Pennsy T1 was in my opinion one of the finest looking streamlined steam engines to ride...

  • Ronald Vallenduuk's 'Allan' Hopper Instructions
    Sep 25, 2009, 0 Comments

    Ronald Vallenduuk has uploaded a new set of instructions to our Build Instructions portal. A simple, but beautiful hopper design. Get them now.

  • embassy
    Sep 21, 2009, 0 Comments

    Hi all, I've started my agenda on the lego ambassador forums. I'm looking to either keep production or start production of train friendly elements. I doubt I will make a huge impact, but any energy in...

  • C&O Heritage
    Sep 18, 2009, 0 Comments

    g-rat3 has been gearing up for the Eurobricks Train Tech Building Contest with some cool entries. For us steam fans out there he has come up with this delightful Chesapeake & Ohio Berkshire and passenger...