Order your Western Maryland 2018 calender’s today, ONLY $14.99. All color, All Diesel, All New Photos. Order HERE!
On Saturday November 11, 2017 I will have my layout OPEN to the public. I model the Western Maryland Rwy. in HO scale. It is a basement size layout that is double deck. If you missed it during our OPEN HOUSE now would be a great day to stop in and see all the changes that have been made over the years. My layout will be open on Saturday from 11:00 am till 4:00 pm. Everyone is welcome. The address is 15015 Buchanan Trail East, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, the entrance to the railroad is at the rear of the house. It is not handicap accessible. I’m opening my doors in cooperation with the National Model Railroad Tours that happen very November. For more information go to – http://pennsyrr.com/index.php/mroh-home
And make sure you stop by the store which is just across the street and check out ALL of the NEW products.
It’s that time of year again, and to kick off this year model railroad season we have our annual SALE and Layout Tours. SALE is Saturday and Sunday, TAKE an EXTRA 10% OFF everything in the store, (excludes consignment items). As for the layout tours we have about 25 model railroads that will be open for your viewing pleasure. They range from N to G scales, some are club layouts, most are home layouts, most are inside, but the G scale ones are outside. Remember doors OPEN Saturday morning at 9:00 AM, and Sunday at 12:00 PM. Tours are free, coffee and donuts are FREE, and SALE Prices are GREAT. Stop by and visit us any day we are open seven days a week.
Features a GREAT article on the Chessie System Program from the 70’s and 80’s. The stars were Reading 2101, and C&O 614. More stars can be seen in the article about circus trains by Janie Serensits, which includes shots of the last north bound Ringling Bros. train, an End of an Era. Plus many more great photos. On SALE now! To order Click – http://www.mainlinehobby.net/product/58683/15-TRP-MAGAZINE-ALL/
Now in Stock a very limited number of photo interiors for the HO Scale City Classic buildings. We have single packs that will complete one building or four packs which will complete a total of 4 building interiors. To see ALL the City Classic products in stock click on this link – HERE!
Below are just 2 samples of the many interiors available. But order today as supplies are very limited and it could be months before we get another shipment.
RAILWAY PROTOTYPE CYCLOPEDIA #34 NOW IN STOCK
The latest in a long line of cyclopedia’s has arrived. It contains addendum’s, corrections, and additional photographs for Volumes #1 through #33. 193 pages just loaded with black and white photos, data, drawing and much more. ONLY $53.99 each
Order today: http://www.mainlinehobby.net/product/59729/RPCYC-34-VOLUMES-34-ALL/
The South Mountain Division’s Annual Mini-Con is in full swing at the Blue Ridge Summit Fire Hall, across the street from Mainline Hobby Supply. Above are some pic’s of Steve Sherill’s On30 deadrail railroad. Also displaying is the Steel Mill Modeler’s Group which will be doing a presentation this afternoon. There are all kind of how to clinic’s going on all morning. Best of all everything is FREE.
Mainline is Also having a Store wide SALE! TAKE another 10% OFF everything excluding the consignment items.
Once again Mainline Hobby Supply is hosting the South Mountain Division of the NMRA’s
Mini-Con across the street from the store. Here is a a run down of what is planned. Doors open at 9:00 AM
Informal clinics – from 9-10 and again from 11-12
Jane Clarke- Making scenery from natural materials.
Andrew Dodge – Build a freight car
Frank Benenati – Installing a DCC decoder
Alex Polimeni – figure/vehicle painting/weathering
Bill Wilson -Solving complex Railroad problems with a simple Arduino
Dotti Caldwell – Structure painting
Ron Polimeni – Model railroading on a budget (Flea market finds)
And also will have his “timesaver” layout set up and running.
Bricktown Model Railroad Association – Wade Woodcock, will talk about their club and also about 3 D printing.
Bill Wolf will have info on the Steel Mill SIG (special interest group)
Informal clinics – from 10-11 and again from 12-1
Jay Beckham – Mold making and casting
Bill Martz – Scenic a T Trak module
Roger Sekera – How to start up model railroad operations with car cars and waybills Harvey Heyser – Layout design
Mike Reed – Building models using printed paper walls
Bob Johnson – Rolling stock tune up
At 1:00 Bill Wolf, president of the steel modelers SIG will give a talk titled The Western Maryland and its relationship with Bethlehem Steel’s Sparrows Point plant.
At 2:00 Dave Moltrup will give a talk on Modeling a steel mill.
At 3:00 Rick Keller & Rick Kithcart who are real railroaders will talk about railroading in 1 to 1 scale.