• I Didn't Just Fall Off Of The Turnip Truck...
    Jul 18, 2009, 0 Comments

    ...but I almost fell out of my chair.  For those of you familiar with my work, I'm not exactly famous for building rolling stock.  That said, I'm always on the lookout for new designs to adapt...

  • Simplicity at its best
    Jul 17, 2009, 0 Comments

    Today I'd like to focus the RB blog on the topic of railroad structures and scenery - key features in any model railroad layout.   I'd like to preface this entry by saying that I just...

  • Rock Island E6A by Swoofty
    Jul 15, 2009, 0 Comments

    I often give Swoofty grief when I preach the gospel of steam but truth is I have a bit of a soft spot for the early diesels too. And Swoofty's latest build of a Rock Island E6A definitely has my attention. Rock...

  • LEGO Trains at the 2009 NMRA National Train Show
    Jul 14, 2009, 0 Comments

    I'm back from the 2009 NMRA National Train Show in Hartford Connecticut. And It was a blast. As has become custom at the NMRA show several clubs came out and put together a large LEGO train layout for...

  • MonoRAILBRICKS
    Jul 14, 2009, 0 Comments

    While Cale recovers from his time at NMRA this year, I thought I'd highlight a blast from the past - Monorail!  But not LEGO's Monorail, oh no, this sucker's brick built. I had been following...

  • Speaking of Small Packages...
    Jul 13, 2009, 0 Comments

    I realize that most of what I've posted to the blog so far has been steam engines, but this time my bias towards steam has nothing to do with it. As if it wasn't enough to build a fine little...

  • Flickr LEGO Trains Group Challenge #2
    Jul 12, 2009, 0 Comments

       Since Cale showcased the trains on the ginormous end of the scale spectrum, I thought I could highlight those on the opposite side.  Tim announced the Flickr LEGO Trains Group...

  • Howdy from Texas
    Jul 10, 2009, 0 Comments

    Howdy! My name's Anthony Sava, and I too, like Cale, have volunteered to help out RAILBRICKS by contributing to the blog.  When I see a cool train MOC, even if it is a ...deisel... , I'll be sure to...

  • Ambassador Benn's Automated Switching
    Jul 08, 2009, 0 Comments

    RAILBRICKS would like to congratulate team member Benn Coifman for being selected for the next cycle of LEGO Ambassadors. Congratulations! Now, to give you all some idea of what your new representative...

  • Big Ones
    Jul 06, 2009, 0 Comments

    There seems to be quite a few LEGO Train MOC popping up lately based on monstrous prototypes. Union Pacific Big Boy by Jason Steinhurst This is one of the nicest LEGO Big Boys I've seen.Great...

  • Allow Me to Introduce Myself
    Jul 05, 2009, 0 Comments

    Hi there. I'm Cale Leiphart and I've volunteered to Help Jeramy and the rest of the RAILBRICKS crew with the blog for the RAILBRICKS site. I'll be posting on all the cool train MOCs that I come...

  • Kickin' off the dust
    May 12, 2009, 0 Comments

    Kickin' off the dust of ye' old RAILBRICKS blog tonight. I just finished up the instructions for the first custom kits and have those sent off to the printers. We have so much material for Issue 6 that...

  • Where are the RAILBRICKS custom kits??
    Apr 15, 2009, 0 Comments

    We announced that the new custom kits would become available in March of 2009, but March is gone and past and where are the kits? We've been very busy compiling the next issue of RAILBRICKS (Issue...

  • Train Motors will be cheaper
    Mar 31, 2009, 0 Comments

    A lot of commotion around the net suggests that LEGO train fans are unhappy about the price of the new rechargeable battery box . Gladly, LEGO will offset this with a cheaper train motor, about 1/3 the...

  • Emerald Night and New Power Functions available at Shop@Home
    Mar 29, 2009, 0 Comments

    Many of the new Power Function Elements and the Emerald Night itself is now available for pre-order on the LEGO Shop@Home website.     A new Power Functions Kit includes...