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  • The VALUE is in the DETAILS!

    Insight found on Brian Banna's YouTube Channel Copper State Railway PS-4750's weathered by Butch Eyler and David Rodriguez on display at the 20...
  • T & S Extra Board Zoom Interview

    Ken Mason of the Crescent City Model Railroad Club extended an invitation to me to be a guest on his new T & S Extra Board zoom call.  He ...
  • Home Shops Has a New Look!

    Home Shops is pleased to announce that we have a new look!  When you launch a company from scratch, there are many details that need to be add...
  • HAPPY LABOR DAY from HOME SHOPS!

    Happy Labor Day from www.homeshops.net! Here is a sneak peak of the first two shop laborers placed on the painting "Home Shops" by artist Rober...
  • Home Shops Has A YouTube Channel!

    Check Out Our First Video! Home Shops LLC has officially launched a YouTube Channel! “Modelling Amtrak in a Freelance World” is the first vide...
  • Introducing the Great Divide Podcast!

    A Focus on Freelance Model Railroading from the Land Down Under! Proof of the awesome connective power afforded by Social Media is the new Grea...
  • Build a Custom Bulletin Board

    © 2021 MARK STEENWYK - Guest Author To‌ ‌further‌ ‌the‌ ‌prototypical‌ ‌representation‌ ‌of‌ ‌railroads,‌ ‌some‌ ‌modelers‌ ‌also‌ ‌try‌ ‌to ...
  • About Our First-Release Road Names!

    Deservedly so, we have heard plenty of questions about the selection of Freelance Model Railroads that are represented in the very first Limite...
  • When Prototype and Freelance Interchange: Home Shops cars on the Onondaga Cutoff

    © 2021 DAVE ABELES - Guest Author Railroading is railroading, and modeling railroading is what takes a layout to the next level. What makes mod...
  • Two Sides of the Same Coin

    Prototype and Freelance Modeling © 2021 WALKER EMBRY - Guest Author Most of us have gotten our start in the hobby of model railroading in what ...
  • aModelersLife Episode No. 174

    Play aModelersLife No. 174 As mentioned in an earlier blog post, Lionel Strang and Tony Cook interviewed me on an aModelersLife podcast back i...
  • FRANK ELLISON and the DELTA LINES

    © 2005-2021 MICHAEL M. PALMIERI - Guest Author One of Louisiana's best-known railroad figures wasn't a railroader or a railfan, he was a modeler...