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Review: Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

I’m generally sad about the state of model railroading magazines. In August of 2006 I started a series of blog posts analyzing what has happened to Model Railroader to make it the raging wad of mediocrity it is today. I grew up loving MR. I have 46 years of MR back-issues in the loft bookcases [...]
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Model Railroader’s Dream Plan Build video series

Transportation / Railway & Trains : Dan's Train Blog (6 years ago)

Okay, I admit it; I paid in when Model Railroader sent me an unsolicited copy of the first issue of their “Dream Plan Build” video series. Hey they included “collectible” coins too! I saw this series as Model Railroader (MR) working... Read Post

40 Years of August in Model Railroader - Part 9

Transportation / Railway & Trains : Dan's Train Blog (6 years ago)

Dave Nelson made a good comment on Part 1 of this series: he wrote Three observations When comparing page counts how do you factor in Great Model Railroads, Model Railroad Planning, and other “special” issues that didn’t exist at on... Read Post

Magazine review: Model Railroad News

Transportation / Railway & Trains : Dan's Train Blog (3 years ago)

I found an ad somewhere for this magazine Model Railroad News (MRN) and went to their website where I signed up for their “3 free issues” offer. MRN has been published since 1995 so while it was new to me it’s not really a n... Read Post


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