Train Wizard Productions



MTH Western Maryland 734

Western Maryland 734 holds a special place in my collection as it was the first steam locomotive I have any good memories of when I was three years old at the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. The WMSR operates on ex-Western... Continue Reading →


MTH Premier Nickel Plate Road 0-8-0

A new steam locomotive has arrived on the railroad in the form of Nickel Plate Road #272. In real life, NKP 272 began life in 1918 at the ALCO Pittsburgh Works as Wheeling & Lake Erie 5102 in a brand... Continue Reading →

Nickel Plate Road Steel Train After many, many years I finally have a true steel mill train. Nickel Plate Road 365 was the first MTH Premier Line steam locomotive in my collection. It is based on a standard USRA 0-6-0 switch engine. The Wheeling... Continue Reading →

MTH Premier Line NS SD60E First Responders #911

Direct from Uncle Ray's Trains it is my very own Norfolk Southern SD60E First Responders #911 locomotive! This is the only one of the three specially painted SD60Es that I have had the pleasure of seeing in real life, thanks... Continue Reading →

New video! Lionel Legacy Nickel Plate Road ALCO C-420 & GP-9 I know it has been awhile but here is the latest video. Enjoy!

Make Your Own FasTrack Lock-ons

I am pleased to announce that the two mainlines of the Lower Level of the North Western Railroad are now operational. Basic wiring is in place which allows me to run four trains on both levels of the railroad. Once... Continue Reading →

First Korber Models Kit Build

Nickel Plate Road High Speed Service Episode 1 My Lionel Legacy NKP 765 smoke unit shorted out a few months ago. Two weeks ago I was able to free up some time to contact Lionel and get a replacement smoke unit motor and replaced it myself. I'm... Continue Reading →

A Postwar Lionel Train Layout I am proud to present the first layout I have completed for a client. The benchwork, track wiring and most of the buildings were already in place but the owner had no time to do scenery, structure lights and... Continue Reading →

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