Tag: model trains

An Introduction To Garden Railroads

A popular trend in model railroading is using equipment and accessories that are rugged enough to stand up to the weather to build outdoor railroad layouts. The term “garden railroads” stems from the fact that these outdoor layouts are often…

Back to work on the layout

Summer is over and I have started back to work on the layout, I hope to push and get the lower level layout operational before Christmas. The first thing to do is finish the track wiring, at this point the…

5 Top Model Train Accessories

Many people’s first introduction to model railroading is with a simple circle or oval on a sheet of plywood. No scenery, no landscaping and maybe not even any buildings or vehicles.

Under the Yard

Under the Yard here you can see all the switch machines  and the wiring panel before deconstruction, everything on this section was wired into the terminals. From there the connection was made to multi-pin telephone connectors salvaged from telephone PBX…

Demolition yard prior to separation

You can see the whole yard board at this point. Buildings have been removed and the section has been placed on its side to work on it, at the bottom of the picture you can see the wiring board has…