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  • July 14, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,738 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    TAKE THE CONFUSION OUT OF CONTROLLING THE TRACK AND SWITCH MACHINE POWER ON YOUR RAILROAD WITH A PROTOTYPE-STYLE PANEL 1. The "schematic style" control panel is the most graphic method of grouping the on-off switches, reversing switches, and tra...
  • July 12, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 4,472 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    Coaling Trestles Like This 1891 "Chute" Were Used on Prototype Railroads All Across The Country In The Days Of Steam It's difficult, for one accustomed to the labor-saving devices of the modern world, to imagine just how much hard wor...
  • June 29, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,001 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    This Arizona club's layout has an unusual around-the-wall benchwork. LEFT: The best way to envision what your finished model railroad empire might look like is to build a model of your model. This 1" to the foot diorama is a replica of the 1949 lay...
  • June 29, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 4,502 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    FROM SIMPLE TO SUPER TO MODULAR; THE PROVEN WAYS TO LET YOUR RAILROAD GROW WITH YOUR EXPERIENCE 1. A suitcase is large enough for an N scale oval but if you want real railroading fun you'll need a bit more space. With a bit of careful thought, you ...