Welcome to RMC Perspective, where we explore the hobby and philospohy of model railroading from a variety of points of view.
December 15, 2022
We are told to support our local hobby shops… I want local hobby shops too, but they need to want my business more.
November 15, 2022
Sometimes, to keep your sanity and continue enjoying the hobby at your own pace, you’ve gotta move the goal posts.
October 15, 2022
Is operating your model railroad the main goal for you? Or is it just one of many different goals a person can pursue in the hobby?
September 15, 2022
No room for a massive, 12-car passenger train on your layout? No problem. Single-unit passenger trains made up of gas-electric cars or Budd Rail Diesel Cars will come to the rescue!
August 15, 2022
There are many ways to honor friends and family members who have passed on our layouts, writes Trevor Marshall.
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.