• My Nerd Sense is Tingling, Part Two
    May 17, 2012, 3 Comments

    I'm not a huge math nut, but I do dabble in the numerical arts from time to time. The Maersk train set, #10219, contains shipping containers larger than any official LEGO containers to date. ...

  • NASA Railroad
    May 09, 2012, 1 Comment

    Check out this video of the awesome NASA shortline railroad. The video outlines how the railroad has been used to move items for the space program at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. ...

  • T1 Duplex Instructions
    May 01, 2012, 0 Comments

    Sava Railways has unlocked the company vault, releasing the blueprints of one of its signature locomotives!  Instructions for the mighty T1 Duplex can now be purchased at SRW Locomotive Works. Additionally,...

  • [Trainspotting] CN GE C40-8W
    Apr 17, 2012, 1 Comment

    Here's a wonderful redition of a Canadian Northern C40-8W. Although maybe not for the unltra-purists (it has some stickers), I love it. Brickshelf user DuffAndrew has added so many details, its wonderful. ...

  • RAILBRICKS Issue 11 Available Now!
    Mar 17, 2012, 0 Comments

    Issue #11 of RAILBRICKS is now availalbe for download!  Print copies of the magazine may also be ordered at MagCloud. Enjoy!

  • Flying Scotsman's US tour
    Feb 17, 2012, 7 Comments

      Not being up on my 1971 history, I stumbled into a neat discovery while browsing a wonderful train photo archive. Apparently the Flying Scotsman toured the US in 1971, complete with an entire...

  • NELUG Breaks Monorail World Record
    Feb 14, 2012, 1 Comment

    On February 11 & 12, 2012, members of the New England LEGO Users Group (NELUG), attempted to break the world record for the Longest Continuous LEGO Monorail Track.  The previous record is believed...

  • Vote for this Modular Western Town project on LEGO Cuusoo. Help make...
    Feb 06, 2012, 0 Comments

    Please join us in the campaign to make this Cuusoo submission, by Eurobricks member marshal_banana a reality.     In case you haven't already heard of Cuusoo, it's a new project...

  • Elmore 1972, Capturing a moment in time.
    Jan 22, 2012, 1 Comment

    So what happens when you take all the elements that make up a good LEGO® train layout, trains, buildings, landscape, apply a laser like focus on them to depict one specific era in time at one specific...

  • It's a little slow lately so here's some inspiration to get you building.
    Jan 17, 2012, 0 Comments

    It's been a little slow in the LEGO train world lately. While I'm sure there are some great MOC just around the corner, here is a little inspiration in the meantime to get the creative juices flowing. God...

  • First Generation EMDs, The diesels that revolutionized railroading
    Jan 09, 2012, 0 Comments

    Maybe I'm a bit biased to older, historic RR subjects but I feel the fist generation EMD Geeps (GP7 and GP9) and and SDs (SD7 and SD9) are a little underrepresented in LEGO MOCs given their historic nature....

  • Down at the Train Station
    Dec 31, 2011, 0 Comments

    Let's start the new year off right with two of the prettiest train stations you're likely to see in LEGO. First up we have this great little station by my fellow PennLUG friend Chris Edwards.   Chris...

  • Mountain Engines
    Dec 30, 2011, 1 Comment

    Not one, but two models based on Snowdon Mountain Railway locomotives! Geoff Abell's 10 wide model represents SMR number 4 Snowdon  Snowdon was one of 5 locos built for the line's opening in 1896...

  • Polish PKP ST43 Diesel
    Dec 23, 2011, 0 Comments

    Diesels and European trains are not my usual area of interest but when they look this good who wouldn't take notice. Maciej Drwięga brings us this beautiful rendition of a Polish PKP ST43 diesel.     Here...

  • Sava Railways Scenic Tours 2012 LEGO® Train Calendar
    Dec 16, 2011, 0 Comments

    From his Flikr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/savatheaggie/6519784221/   www.lulu.com/product/calendar/sava-railways-2012-lego%C2%...$17.50 Help support RAILBRICKS, the brick railroading magazine,...