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  1. Support Issues

    Please note that the Cattle Car forum has moved nearer the bottom of the page.
    1. Support

      Questions and answers regarding all TrainBoard and RailImages services are addressed here. Note that you can also contact us by e-mail for support issues.
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      Latest: Album Layouts ? Switchman, Sep 3, 2015 at 8:05 PM
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    2. New Member Introductions

      New members, introduce yourself here.
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      Latest: Hello from Michigan Hytec, Sep 1, 2015 at 6:09 PM
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  3. Swap Meet

    Member buying, selling and trading.
    1. TrainBoard Swap Meet

      Be sure to read the rules in this forum before using. This forum will replace our TrainStore feature.
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      Latest: Free - UP 4014 pins Keith, Sep 2, 2015 at 12:43 PM
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  4. Weekly and Special Threads

    Weekly thread postings and special topics. Keep your camera or smart phone handy to participate in these threads.
    1. Weekly and Special Threads

      This forum contains all weekly and special threads. Most threads will contain images so be ready to post! Only authorized members are allowed to create new topics in this forum. If you would like to be one of them, please talk to an administrator.
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    2. Contest

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      Latest: Where is Mr Train? Mr. Train, Jun 13, 2015
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  5. Special Runs

    TrainBoard/RailImages Special Runs
    1. Order From SpecialRuns.com

      SpecialRuns.com offerings
    2. Special Runs Discussions

      Brewing house for special run projects that will be offered on SpecialRuns.com.
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      Latest: Special Run Cars montanan, Oct 1, 2014
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  6. Today's Railroads

    Discussions of modern railroading and passenger service.
    1. The Ready Track

      This is the catch-all forum for general railroad topics. Note that if a topic is specific to a particular railroad, it should be discussed in that forum (if one is available).
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    2. External Feeds

      News and press releases.
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  7. Fallen Flag Railroads

    Discussions on all fallen flag railroads.
    1. Fallen Flags

      All fallen flag railroads may be discussed in this forum. Please choose from the list of prefixes when you create a thread to indicate what road your post represents.
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      Latest: LOW WATER BoxcabE50, Sep 3, 2015 at 4:46 PM
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  8. Railfanning

    Railfan photos and discussions on railfanning, photography, and events.
    1. Railfan Photos

      This forum is a showcase for railfan photos. Photos may still be posted in other forums if you choose. (Example: If you photograph Union Pacific action, you may post here, or the UP forum.)

      New topics should include photos and other members may offer comments.
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      Latest: Random Railfan Prototype Photos For All jpwisc, Sep 3, 2015 at 3:49 PM
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    2. Railfanning Discussions

      If railfanning is your passion, this is the place for you.

      Discuss railfanning locations, railfan events, steam engine spotting opportunities, etc. Post information about railroad museums, steam engines on display, tourist railroads, or any event or location of interest to railfans.
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      Latest: Weird Rail Crossing YoHo, Sep 2, 2015 at 3:07 PM
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    3. Photography & Trains

      This forum is for the discussion of photographic techniques and equipment, and relevant computer peripherals and programs.

      Discuss how to create, edit, and display your photos, the type of equipment you use, and how you use your computer peripherals and programs. Share your photographic techniques and tips, and ask for advice and critique of a particular photo.

      Please note: This forum is not for wholesale posting of photos. Do this in the relevant forum.
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      Latest: Harold K. Vollrath, R.I.P. Hytec, Aug 8, 2015
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    4. More Than Trains

      This forum is for pictures and discussion of those aspects of railroads which are, many times, overlooked. Included in this area are infrastructure, people, MOW equipment, and anything else needed to keep the trains running.

      Our purpose, here, is for railfans and photographers (frequently one and the same) to look beyond the trains themselves and take note of the surrounding excitement and beauty. For modelers, this can also be a source for those many details that will bring your layout closer to perfection.
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      Latest: Train Tracks BoxcabE50, Aug 27, 2015
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  9. Model Railroading Forums

    Forums for all popular modeling scales as well as general discussions.
    1. The Inspection Pit

      This forum is directed at all model railroaders and contains general topics that relate to model railroading. This is also an open forum for news, model railroad related events, reviews and general information. If you post information about a train show or other event, please check back often to answer any questions that others may have.
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      Latest: Layout room storage space. Kenneth L. Anthony, Sep 3, 2015 at 7:59 PM
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    2. DCC & Electronics

      A forum for DCC, computer running, signalling, animation and electronic issues.
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    3. Layout Design Discussion

      Discussion on general layout designs for all scales.
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      Latest: CC&CI: Planning for an Undefined Space GP30, Sep 2, 2015 at 8:58 PM
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    4. How To

      Model railroading tutorials.
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      Latest: Rock Molds using Aluminum foil SYROUS, Aug 24, 2015
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    5. G Scale and Larger

      Gauge #1 Scale (and larger)
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      Latest: Time to run! Keith, Sep 2, 2015 at 4:30 PM
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    6. O Scale

      O Scale (Including all three rail) - 1:48
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      Latest: More eBay Humor - O Gauge BoxcabE50, Sep 3, 2015 at 2:04 AM
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    7. S Scale

      S Scale (Including American Flyer) - 1:64
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      Latest: MTH Rolling Stock BoxcabE50, Aug 3, 2015
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    8. HO Scale

      HO Scale - 1:87
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      Latest: Building the Andersley Western Railroad RGW, Sep 3, 2015 at 8:05 PM
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    9. N Scale

      N Scale - 1:160
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    10. Z Scale

      Z Scale - 1:220
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    11. Narrow Gauges

      The standard gauge modeling forum for everything narrower than 4' 8½"
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      Latest: Roco HOe Pass cars... BoxcabE50, Aug 22, 2015
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    12. Model Railroad Product News

      The latest from suppliers.
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      Latest: AZL Announces New Items at Portland NTS ztrack, Sep 2, 2015 at 1:46 PM
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  10. TrainBoard Special Features

    More TrainBoard to enhance your online experience.
    1. TrainBoard Extra

      Links to happenings on our special features.
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    2. Computers & Trains

      This forum is designed to enhance your railroading experience on the Internet. Webmasters who have railroad related web sites and those who want to have railroad related web sites may discuss those issues, as well as railroad games such as Microsoft Train Simulator, Auran Trainz, and others.

      Feel free to post links to your railroad web site in this forum.
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      Latest: Z-train and Oil Cans BoxcabE50, Aug 31, 2015 at 6:20 PM
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  11. The Cattle Car

    Off-topic discussions