What’s Happening in Model Railroading

Check out Ray Arnott’s “Around The Layout” podcast with Model Train Resource’s Tony Cook and special guest Jim Wiggin of Athearn Trains. Jim discusses the process of developing Athearn’s new website, its new features, and coming additions. Tony Cook shares new announcements in model railroading with Ray Arnott for the second half of the podcast.

And there’s a giveaway! Be sure to register under the Archives tab here on Model Train Resource. The first 50 to register receive a free MTR sticker (the first ever for Tony Cook’s hobby history website) and you’ll also receive a free Around The Layout podcast sticker. Plus, one of the first 50 to register will be sent an Otter Valley Railroad prize pack! You’ll get one of Otter Valley Railroad’s all-new HO-scale National Steel Car gondola models and a bag of swag from the Canadian hobby dealer!

There’s nothing to buy and by registering you’ll have access to hobby history as it comes online at Model Train Resource. The first item up is a special version of TYCO’s 1973-74 (50 years ago!) catalog with extra pages included for hobby dealers to see the introduction of the company’s “brown box” packaging. Register for Model Train Resource now!