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      Questions and answers regarding all TrainBoard and RailImages services are addressed here.
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    2. New Member Introductions

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    1. TrainBoard Swap Meet

      Be sure to read the rules in this forum before using. This forum will replace our TrainStore feature.
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      Latest: N Scale: Milwaukee Road (Atlas) SD7 johnh, May 18, 2024 at 9:25 PM
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    1. Weekly and Special Threads

      This forum contains all weekly and special threads. Most threads will contain images so be ready to post! Only authorized members are allowed to create new topics in this forum. If you would like to be one of them, please talk to an administrator.
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    2. Contest

      This forum hosts TrainBoard sanctioned contests, puzzles and games. Members are encouraged to flex their gamesmanship and problem solving skills here! To submit a new contest idea please contact any of our staff members for review.
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      Latest: Where is Mr Train? Mr. Train, Apr 30, 2024
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    1. Order From SpecialRuns.com

      SpecialRuns.com offerings
    2. Special Runs Discussions

      Brewing house for special run projects that will be offered on SpecialRuns.com.
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    1. The Ready Track

      This is the catch-all forum for general railroad topics. Note that if a topic is specific to a particular railroad, it should be discussed in that forum (if one is available).
      Latest: OT - Railroad Retiree - United Healthcare BnOEngrRick, May 19, 2024 at 2:23 AM
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    2. External Feeds

      News and press releases.
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      Latest: Hotline #1,352 NARP News, May 18, 2024 at 5:02 AM
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    1. Fallen Flags

      All fallen flag railroads may be discussed in this forum. Please choose from the list of prefixes when you create a thread to indicate what road your post represents.
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      Latest: Rock Island photos Doug Gosha, May 16, 2024 at 9:59 PM
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    1. Railfan Photos

      This forum is a showcase for railfan photos. Photos may still be posted in other forums if you choose. (Example: If you photograph Union Pacific action, you may post here, or the UP forum.)

      New topics should include photos and other members may offer comments.
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      Latest: atsf 2926 event and others jonathan cordova, May 19, 2024 at 5:48 AM
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    2. Railfanning Discussions

      If railfanning is your passion, this is the place for you.

      Discuss railfanning locations, railfan events, steam engine spotting opportunities, etc. Post information about railroad museums, steam engines on display, tourist railroads, or any event or location of interest to railfans.
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      Latest: Seen on TV last night BNSF FAN, May 18, 2024 at 12:36 PM
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    3. Photography & Trains

      This forum is for the discussion of photographic techniques and equipment, and relevant computer peripherals and programs.

      Discuss how to create, edit, and display your photos, the type of equipment you use, and how you use your computer peripherals and programs. Share your photographic techniques and tips, and ask for advice and critique of a particular photo.

      Please note: This forum is not for wholesale posting of photos. Do this in the relevant forum.
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    4. More Than Trains

      This forum is for pictures and discussion of those aspects of railroads which are, many times, overlooked. Included in this area are infrastructure, people, MOW equipment, and anything else needed to keep the trains running.

      Our purpose, here, is for railfans and photographers (frequently one and the same) to look beyond the trains themselves and take note of the surrounding excitement and beauty. For modelers, this can also be a source for those many details that will bring your layout closer to perfection.
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      Latest: Railroad Art BoxcabE50, Apr 23, 2024
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    1. The Inspection Pit

      This forum is directed at all model railroaders and contains general topics that relate to model railroading. This is also an open forum for news, model railroad related events, reviews and general information. If you post information about a train show or other event, please check back often to answer any questions that others may have.
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      Latest: What kind of gas stations... Mike VE2TRV, May 17, 2024 at 1:00 AM
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    2. 3D Printing & More

      This forum is a place to discuss all aspects of 3D Printing, Laser Etching/Cutting, Craft Cutters, and CNC Machining: technologies that empower model railroaders to obtain the perfect detail item, replacement part, or impossible to find rolling stock. Show off your 3D work, share experiences, ask questions here.
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      Latest: The laser earned its stripes this weekend DeaconKC, May 18, 2024 at 8:19 PM
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    3. DCC & Electronics

      A forum for DCC, computer running, signalling, animation and electronic issues.
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      Latest: HandCab WiFi Throttle -- Part 1.... Sumner, May 19, 2024 at 3:23 AM
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    4. Layout Design Discussion

      Discussion on general layout designs for all scales.
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      Latest: BNSF Temple Sub (with Union Pacific Track Rights) Sumner, May 17, 2024 at 10:41 PM
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    5. How To

      Model railroading tutorials.
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    6. G Scale and Larger

      Gauge #1 Scale (and larger)
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    7. O Scale

      O Scale (Including all three rail) - 1:48
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    8. S Scale

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    9. HO Scale

      HO Scale - 1:87
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      Latest: B&O F7A and B Run-by with 30 Cars Mike VE2TRV, May 19, 2024 at 9:30 AM
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    10. N Scale

      N Scale - 1:160
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      Latest: What I Would Like to See in N Scale NorsemanJack, May 19, 2024 at 7:40 AM
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    11. Z Scale

      Z Scale - 1:220
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    12. T Gauge

      T Gauge - 1:450
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      Latest: Point controller mounting James A. doty, May 15, 2024 at 11:19 PM
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    13. Narrow Gauges

      The standard gauge modeling forum for everything narrower than 4' 8½"
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      Latest: Town in rural Pennsylvania left behind jtomstarr, May 18, 2024 at 9:57 PM
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    14. Model Railroad Product News

      The latest from suppliers.
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      Latest: New Big Boy in N scale by Marklin? Hardcoaler, May 16, 2024 at 9:52 PM
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    1. Computers & Trains

      This forum is designed to enhance your railroading experience on the Internet. Webmasters who have railroad related web sites and those who want to have railroad related web sites may discuss those issues, as well as railroad games such as Microsoft Train Simulator, Auran Trainz, and others.

      Feel free to post links to your railroad web site in this forum.
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    2. New Resources

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      Latest: TRAINS.com Archive PDF links WolfWorks, Jul 28, 2022
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