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Model Train enthusiast, engineer, inventor, fitness nerd, computer geek, ex-husband, entrepreneur.

Small HO Train Layouts


I found these great videos of some small HO train layouts. I have more general guidelines for HO train layouts here, and another article with specifics of laying HO track here. Small HO Train Layouts Here’s a video with an … Continue reading

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How To Convert Your Model Railroad Setup From DC to Digital Command Control

DCC is short for “Digital Command Control” and is a modern method of controlling a model train setup which may include multiple locomotives, operational scenery such as drawbridges, reversing sections and more. DCC operates using pulsed electrical signals which have … Continue reading

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Post-War Lionel Trains

The era of post-war Lionel trains starts from 1945, after the end of World War II. Production of the Lionel model trains started late that year after a gap of over three years. Within two years the production was brought … Continue reading

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