InPublishing: Railway Modeller magazine completes digital archive back to 1949

InPublishing: Railway Modeller magazine completes digital archive back to 1949. “Published monthly by Peco Publications, Railway Modeller is a guide to creating railscapes of every era of train, from steam to electric, and caters for modellers of all abilities, says Exact Editions. Each issue features the best from the hobby for those modelling Britain’s railways in all the popular scales and offers a blend of articles by experts and beginners alike, including a special section for newcomers wanting to learn all about the hobby and model making in general.”

Tank Museum: A Salute to Model Making

Tank Museum: A Salute to Model Making. “Between 26 February – 15 March, the Museum will be releasing a series of videos and content on social media relating to the hobby, which will include a beginner’s guide, appearances from well-known modellers and an exploration of the models found in the Museum’s collection.”

World’s Largest Model Railway Now On Google Street View

The largest model railway in the world is now on Google Street View thanks to adorable, teeny-tiny cameras. “Street View cameras have floated on gondolas in Venice, ridden on camels in the Liwa Desert and soared on snowmobiles on Canadian slopes. But to capture the nooks and crannies in Miniatur Wunderland, we worked with our partner at Ubilabs to build an entirely new—and much smaller—device. Tiny cameras were mounted on tiny vehicles that were able to drive the roads and over the train tracks, weaving through the Wunderland’s little worlds to capture their hidden treasures.”