Welcome to RMC Perspective, where we explore the hobby and philospohy of model railroading from a variety of points of view.
July 15, 2022
Producing models of North American diesels made for the export market would possibly tap a new market and broaden the horizon of the model railroad hobby.
June 5, 2022
Share your interest in the hobby with the next generation, whether it’s through volunteering, hosting open houses, or joining a club.
May 15, 2022
Hoboes have been around almost since the railroads were first built and they can add a touch of humanity to our model railroads.
April 20, 2022
Treat your railroad’s name and color scheme as a prototype brand, and you’ll suddenly see your concept come to life right before your eyes.
March 15, 2022
The beauty of train shows is that they offer model railroaders a chance to find that gem they’ve been seeking for years or connect with old friends.
February 15, 2022
Author Miles Callan argues that model manufacturers need to make more small steam locomotives.
January 15, 2022
Long before fast-flying Z trains, the milk train was the original hotshot.
November 15, 2021
How about, instead of using interchange tracks to ship and receive random freight cars, we use them to tell a story?
October 15, 2021
We have lights, sound and even smoke on our layouts. But what about smell?
September 15, 2021
As time went on and I became interested in modeling more than one era and railroad. Structures made that possible.