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Here is another view of steam locomotive construction.  From the youtube website listing: Power to Order - Engineering and manufacturing steam locomotives at the Doncaster works in Britain in 1940s. With LMS 8F 2-8-0 Freight Locomotive seen and used in WW2. Foundry forging in action. It...
 
Inside of New York City's Grand Central Terminal is a secret basement.  While virtually unknown, it serves an important and vital function.    
 
Part of the fun in models is understanding the construction.  This also applies to the real world.  It is fascinating and a good lesson to see how the prototype rail industry controls and builds its environment.  Here is an example of trackwork in the urban environment of San...
 
When you have been a railroad hobbiest for some time, you accumulate quite a bit of material.  Stacks of kits, modeling supplies and tools are supplemented with sets of research materials such as books and magazines.  Eventually it is time to clean up the shop, reorganize, and move along those...
 
Union Pacific Railroad has embarked on an exciting new project that will bring back to life one of the classics of the steam powered era.  Boy Boy engine #4014 has been put on the path to full operation.  This will be a lengthy process, but one to be relished by railroad afficianados....