• Power Functions in Practice
    Sep 08, 2009, 0 Comments

    Previously, I've discussed how to use Power Functions to their full potential, but sometimes seeing is believing. Well this weekend I was giving the opportunity to get some video of my Power Functions...

  • Mars light - lifelites
    Sep 05, 2009, 0 Comments

    At Brickworld 2009 my table backed up to the www.lifelites.com folks. I got to talking with them and the eLite Jr. kit was just neato cool. Okay, the eLights in general are neato cool, but at $20, the...

  • Modern Steam
    Sep 01, 2009, 2 Comments

      A lovely steamer appeared in the Flickr LEGO Trains group today. Andrew Harvey (Flickr user technoandrew) presented his rendition of the Peppercorn class A1 Pacific steam locomotive Tornado.   What's...

  • Will You Weather the Weather Challenge?
    Aug 27, 2009, 0 Comments

    Tim Gould has started up a new challenge over on the Flickr LEGO Train Group. After seeing several successful attempts at weathering techniques, Tim has decided to start the Mini-challenge 1: Weathering....

  • Small Collections Yield Amazing Results
    Aug 25, 2009, 0 Comments

    I just returned last night from BrickFair 2009 in the Washington, D.C. area (more on that once I sort through my photos), so I'm doing a bit of catching up.  I spotted this one last evening. Eurobricks...

  • Modeling with Photography
    Aug 18, 2009, 0 Comments

    For those of you who follow my Flickr Photostream, you know that I frequently use image editing software to scale and map out the locomotives I want to build.  I'm a very analytical person, so this process...

  • The Ten Commandments of Model Railroad Yard Design
    Aug 16, 2009, 0 Comments

    The Ten Commandments of Model Railroad Yard Design by Craig Bisgeier is one of my favorite webpages concerning model railroading. Mr. Bisgeier is modeling the Housatonic Railroad in HO scale, and...   Wait...

  • Greetings from the Northeast
    Aug 13, 2009, 0 Comments

    Another introductory post for folks. My name is Elroy Davis, and I'm the newest member of the RAILBRICKS blogging team. I live in the U.S., in the tiny state of Vermont. I'm an active member of the...

  • Need Some Inspiration for Your Town?
    Aug 11, 2009, 0 Comments

    Now that most of you have had a chance to read the latest RAILBRICKS issue (and I hope you liked it) it's time to get back to some blogging. So is your layout looking a bit deserted? Do those wide open...

  • It's here. RAILBRICKS Issue 6
    Aug 07, 2009, 0 Comments

    RAILBRICKS 6 | The Double Issue FLASH Version Web Version (.pdf) Print Version (.pdf) Printed copies are not yet available      

  • RAILBRICKS Issue 6 -- August 7, 2009
    Aug 04, 2009, 0 Comments

    RAILBRICKS Issue 6 will be released Friday August 7, 2009. Packed inside this 100 page issue you'll find: More STEAM tips and tricks Interview with Carl Greatrix Billund's Miniland Trains and much...

  • Scott Wardlaw is a Diesel Master
    Aug 03, 2009, 0 Comments

    For those of us Train Heads lucky enough to attend Brickworld 2009 one of the highlights had to be Scott Wardlaws Union Pacific Heritage Series locomotives. This set is absolutely awesome. So awesome that...

  • Announcing the Eurobricks Train Tech Forum
    Aug 02, 2009, 0 Comments

        ALL ABOARD!TRAIN TECH Eurobricks is proud to announce the new comprehensive Train Forum, TRAIN TECH! Due to the overwhelming interest in train topics and the large number of train fans joining...

  • Duplo PF
    Aug 01, 2009, 0 Comments

    I guess I'm just in the mood for oddities lately and this one's a hoot. Unlike my Brio, it's all Lego, even has PF remote control. For more on the PF Duplo train, click here. Even better, it's in Italian! Benn

  • Bus your own tables
    Jul 31, 2009, 0 Comments

    Well, it's six wide, packed full of power functions, and the prototype carries paying passengers. I'm not sure what that steering stuff is all about though (grin). So what if I'm taking a little liberty...