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Make plans this Saturday to go out to Largo Park to ride the trains! The trains are ran by Largo Central Railroad Club. All donations to ride the train go to track maintenance, train maintenance, and everything helps keep them running!

The trains run from 10 am - 4pm (weather permitted). Remember to arrive before 3:45pm before the lines close to allow time to ride.
Stages for Starting Your Railroad

After choosing what scale you would like to run, it is time to pick a layout and lay the tracks.

First step is to choose your layout. Do you want just one loop or do you want two? Do you want the loops to join? Are you running one train running at a time or two.

If you chose DC engines and want to run two trains then possibly two separate loops. However, insulated joiners can allow you to run one train on the center loop and another train on the outer loop when the two loops are connected by turnouts. It is important to connect the positive wire on the same side of both loops to ensure there is not a short when the trains cross over between the loops.

If you are looking for ways to figure out your design for you model railroad here are some links to our website and to other sites for ideas:

Designing your railroad:

Here is a link to track plans through Kato:

Looking to build in O - Scale here is the link from our last weeks email to track ideas:

Bachmann Track Plans:

If you like one of the concepts, we can help get you the needed supplies to make it happen. Email us the plan and we can get the track together for you.
Once you have the track it is time to put it together on your layout board. Here are some helpful links for laying the track.

If you will be building your layout on foam, it will be important to make sure your layout for your track is established first. If you have gone to our train shows, you have seen that we cut the mountains out and make the spot for the track to run through first. After, you can paint the base color like the grey for under the ballast for the where the track would be laid. Then you lay the track. See the above links for tips on laying the tracks and the tools needed.

Watch for our next email on scenery.
Here are links to items on our shopping cart as well as our own class notes from past classes:
Some Quick Links to Our Shopping Cart
Little Engineers' Club events!!

New events in the New Year!!

We hope everyone is having a wonderful new year!

Now Introducing Little Engineers' Club Lessons
Presented by Karen with K Peas Place

Pinellas Park Train Station
5851 Park Blvd.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

4pm - 6pm

Dates and Topics:
February 20, 2021 - Valentine's Little Red Caboose
March 27, 2021 - Monorails

To book your Little Engineer(s) spot for the lessons at the Train Station or for pricing contact Karen at or (813) 814-4193.

Train Show Update
Our next Show dates have been set for October 16 & 17th 2021!

We will be posting updated applications for that show early. If you are interested in being part of our 2021 Train Show please email us at

Do you need modeling supplies? We are open our seasonal hours! However we do still offer options for extra social distancing.
We are open for regular business as well as our holiday hours. However, we are still following CDC guidelines along with the local ordnances and mandates. We do ask and require a mask to be worn while in our store or where social distancing cannot be met during any of our events. If you are wary about coming in our store during this time, we do have multiple ways to still shop with us.

You can still order products by the following methods:

  1. Shop our website, order the products and we will ship to your home.
  2. Email to us so we can serve you.
  3. Phone the store 727-526-4682 or toll free 877-437-3386 and leave a message. One of our crew members will return your call as soon as possible to assist you with your needs and make arrangements.
  4. You may also message us questions through Facebook messenger.

Call us now! Remember time passes fast and is rewarding when you are so absorbed with your project of model railroading.

Happy Railroading!
Walthers 2021 Reference Book
Buy your catalog in store or online.
Again, thank you to all our customers that continue to support us during these tough times. Please continue to support small and local businesses as much as you can.

7900 49th ST N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

As always Happy Railroading!!!
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