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|Description||Model railroading (US) or Railway Modeling (UK, Australia, Ireland, and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modeled at a reduced scale, or ratio. The scale models include locomotives, rolling stock, streetcars, tracks, signaling, roads, buildings, vehicles, model figures, lights, and features such as streams, hills and canyons.
The earliest model railways are the 'carpet railways' in the 1840s. Electric trains appeared around the turn of the 20th century. But these were crude likenesses. Model trains today are more realistic. Today modelers create model railway / railroad layouts, often recreating real locations and periods in history.
Our Model Train Guide is a comprehensive A to Z listing Glossary of terms you come across when buying, selling, and collecting Model Trains. Whether you are a Model Train hobbyist or thinking about getting into this great hobby, then this application was created for you.
We have built this Guide on Model Trains in a very easy to use application. We have designed it so that you can easily find what you are looking for without the confusion, limitations, and frustration like so many other applications out there on the iDevices
Do you know of any Model Train terms that we somehow overlooked when we created this application? We would love to include them. Just use the applications direct email to us and we will include it in our next update. With the help of our customers we constantly improve our applications making the users experience more enjoyable.
-Very easy to use Dictionary based layout
-Tons of all railroad modeling terms
-Descriptions of all terms
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