Second Section YouTube Episodes

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S1 EP25 – Model Railroads and Dioramas with Shane Mason

on the Second Section Podcast we have Shane Mason the Assistant Editor for Model Railroad News on our show! Shane is a talented N-Scale modeler who does incredible detailed work on locomotives and rolling stock. He creates amazing realistic effects with custom DCC sounds and lighting all at 160th scale! Shane is also an accomplished rail photographer where he takes amazing photos of the real thing and models alike. Shane has a very entertaining YouTube channel where he shares his model railroading hobby as well as his musical tastes…find him here!

https://www.youtube.com/c/thebrakeman17

On the show Shane will talk about working for Model Railroad News and his role with that fantastic publication #notsponsored. How he sets up to take pictures of while railfanning in shortline of the show and what his modeling exploits are trending towards these days as he builds his N-Scale Layout!

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S1 EP24 – Model Railroad Workbench Organization

On the Second Section Podcast we will be talking about Workbench Organization! Some of the tips and tricks that Mike and I use to organize our workbench! We also have a cool shortline of the show and Mike and I review “what’s on your workbench!”

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S1 EP23 – Boomer Dioramas model railroading inspiration and education

Hello Model Railroaders! Tonight, on the Second Section Podcast we have Boomer Dioramas on our show! Boomer and his diorama approach to model railroading have re-shaped how people are looking at the hobby! He shares his concepts, philosophies and techniques with other modelers though his YouTube Channel which you can find here: https://www.youtube.com/c/boomerdioramastheimmersivemodelrailroad

On the show Boomer and the Section Crew will chat about the philosophy and the places where modelers draw inspiration from for example “the prototype.” Please join us for a great discussion about the real intricate details about our favorite hobby!

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Check us out at our website: https://secondsectionpodcast.com/ Music: Good for Nothing Safety by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/

S1 EP22 – Model Railroad Weathering Tips with Ralph Renzetti

Hello Model Railroaders!
Tonight, on the Second Section Podcast we have the ‘Mudfather’ himself Ralph Renzetti! He has agreed to come on the show and teach us the ways of the Taco Sauce! Ralph has years of experience as an artist and a model railroader and can help us all with some fundamentals of weathering our rolling stock and locomotives!! We’ll also have a Shortline of the Show and what’s on your workbench!!! So Join us for this master class and bring your questions for Ralph!
Ralph can be found on social media and comes around on many other live stream channels on YouTube!
Model Railroading Live: https://www.youtube.com/c/ModelRailroadingLive
Ralph’s Gallery of work and weathering FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WeatheringbyRalph

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Music: Good for Nothing Safety by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/

S1 EP21 – Modeling in Multiple Scales with Jim Wiggin

Hello Model Railroaders! Tonight, on the Second Section Podcast we have Jim Wiggin from Athearn Trains! He joins us to talk about his modeling in both HO and N Scale! We may get into his career a bit a field a few questions about Athearn and when they are going to start S Scale!!! We’ll also have a Shortline of the Show and what’s on your workbench!!! So Join us for some fun and lively discussion with Jim.

You can find Jim on YouTube on Tuesdays with Athearn Model Trains here! https://www.youtube.com/c/AthearnModelTrains/featured

And check out the company he works for here: http://www.athearn.com/

S1 EP20 – Mike Rose and his Conrail layout!

Mike Rose from “Crew Call with Mike Rose” joins the section crew tonight to talk about his impressive HO Scale Model Railroad featuring Conrail! We’ll dive into #notsponsored, the Shortline of the Show, and #whatsonyourworkbench!

Find Mike here! Mike Rose Hobbies: https://www.mrhobby.com/

Crew Call with Mike Rose: https://themodelrailroadpodcast.com/

Crew Call with Mike Rose FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/53404768126

Be sure to join us live and get a chance to ask Mike about his layout and interests in model railroading!

S1 EP19 – 3 GAME CHANGING products for model railroad operations

Hello Section Crew! Tonight we have the folks back from Iowa Scaled Engineering back on the show to do a little show and tell about the new products that they created!

You can check them out at: http://www.iascaled.com/

Check out Scott Thornton’s model shop for sweet DERAILs and Protto-Throttle accessories: https://www.scottysmodelshop.com/

Mike comes back with a new Shortline of the Show from the great state of Illinois and of course we top it all off with the famed part of the show “What’s On Your Workbench!” Be sure to check out our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3101037386886331 And let us know how we are doing?

S1 EP18 – Tips on Backdrops for your model railroad

Hello Section Crew! Mike and Andy’s discuss some do’s and don’ts of model railroad backdrops. They will share their experiences, their triumphs and their pitfalls regarding what’s the background of their model railroad scene! Mike and Andy will cover their usual line up of #notsponsored, Shortline of the Show, What’s on your workbench and the main topic!! So make sure you stop by the live stream and say hello, and if you’re catching us on the replay tell us what do you do to make sure that your backdrops are real nice.

S1 EP17 – Getting Started in Model Railroading

Hello model railroaders! Mike and Andy are back tonight with a new podcast talking about an age old topic – how do you get started in model railroading?

S1 EP16 – Live from Gills Landing on Luke Lemmens Soo 2nd Sub!

Hello Section Crew! We are going to be live from Luke Lemmens Soo Line 2nd Sub Division at the picturesque “Gills Landing” on the infamous Wolf River! We’ll be watching the trains roll by and talking about the happening on Model Railroad Activities. Join Mike, Andy, Luke and others as they railfan this magnificent model railroad!

S1 EP15 – 3D Printings Impact on Model Railroading

Tonight on the Second Section Podcast Mike and Andy joined by a few distinguished guests and fans to talk about 3D Printing and its impact on the world of model railroading. James Willmus, Bernard Hellen (of Miniprints) and Robert Frascella join the crew to share their thoughts about this new way of modeling! Join the live stream fun! If this is your first time here please SUBSCRIBE to continue to see videos/podcasts where Mike and Andy talk about model railroading! Guest Links #notsponsored

Robert Frascella: https://www.shapeways.com/shops/century-models

Bernard Hellen: https://www.miniprints.com

James Willmus: https://homestakemodels.com

S1 EP14 – Model Railroading in the summer?

On tonight’s live stream the Second Section Crew is joined by fellow podcaster/youtuber Tom Gasior. Tom is one of the hosts of the Crossing Gate Podcast of the Twin Cities Division of the NMRA. https://tcdnmra.org/podcast/ The trio of modelers will dive into the topic of – Do you model over the summer time? If so what do you do? If not what do you do? Also on tonight’s show card you can see about some new products in #notsponsored. What your fellow modelers are doing on #whatsonyourworkbench and of course the fan favorite – Shortline of the show!

S1 EP13 – BURNOUT in model railroading

Tonight on the Second Section Podcast Mike and Andy talk about getting burned out in the hobby and what you can do to get back on track! Mike and Andy will also be adding a news segment, followed by “What’s on your workbench?” and the ever favorite Shortline of the Show!

S1 EP12 – Composing a Model Railroad Scene – 4 seasoned modelers share their experiences

Hello Model Railroaders and welcome to the Second Section Podcast! This podcast is a couple of regular guys talking about model railroading. In this show we have a special treat where we are joined by 4 members of the “Section Crew” for another episode of Broken Rail! William Sampson, Alan Schroeder, Tom Klimoski and Tom Johnson will join Andy and Mike as they deep dive model railroad operations. Our guests model railroads:

William Sampson: https://www.youtube.com/c/SootheMilwaukeeRoad

Thomas Klimoski: https://www.youtube.com/user/ThomasKlimoski

Alan Schroeder: https://www.facebook.com/groups/123156795191579

Tom Johnson

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S1 EP11 – Modeling from BEYOND the Photo

Tonight on the Second Section Podcast Mike and Andy talk about breaking down photographs for modeling inspiration. They will share some of the things they look for and how they can pick apart a photo to add unique elements to your layout, model or diorama that will make it stand out!

S1 EP10 – ProtoThrottle Power Hour

On tonight’s podcast Mike and Andy are joined by Scott Thornton of Iowa Scaled Engineering to discuss our show’s favorite little device called the ProtoThrottle!

Check them out here: https://www.iascaled.com/store/

We also bring in the Section Crew’s ProtoThrottle “POWER USERS” Shawn Hoppert and William Sampson to show off their skills and ask the creator on how to get the most out of your ProtoThrottle! #notsponsored.

S1 EP9 – Freelance Model Railroading

In this episode Mike and Andy deep dive the topic of FREELANCE MODEL RAILROADS! I think you’ll find their perspective on this topic quite interesting!

S1 EP8 – Model Railroad Operations

n this show we have a special treat where we are joined by 4 members of the “Section Crew” for another episode of Broken Rail! William Sampson, Luke Lemmens, Tom Klimoski and Tom Jacobs (?) will join Andy and Mike as they deep dive model railroad operations.

S1 EP7 – The FUN of a LARGE Railroad

Tom Jacobs stops by the Section Section to talk about his LARGE model railroad. The Reading Company Crossline model railroad set in the 1970s! We’ll cover everything from where he put his model railroad to the actual aspects of incorporating the prototype on how he wants to operate his model railroad!!!

S1 EP6 – Model Railroad Design

Tom Klimoski joins us to talk about how he worked in prototype elements into his room sized rendition of the Georgia Northeastern Model Railroad. Tom shows us how he added all aspects of the prototype into his model railroad from scenery and structures to equipment and loads!

S1 EP4 – Layout Planning Woes

In this episode Mike and Andy talk about how they are doing layout planning while they build their model railroads!