Digitrax

16 Apr 19
Castle Rock & Pacific Railroad

Busy Time: The end of February and the entire month of March were busy times on the C.R.A.P.  We visited with Kathy’s daughter Becca and her housemate Heather near Orlando, Florida.  Since we were so close to the Gulf of Mexico we decided to extend our trip to include research on products that may be […]

05 Apr 19
kaefken

THE TUESDAY NIGHT MAIL TRAIN FOR TUESDAY APRIL 2 2019 ON THE KANUNDA & EMU FLAT RAILWAY Thank you to all of those who came along to make the April 2019 session an interesting and enjoyable one. Five operators arrived at 1930 hours including visitor Kym a former member of the Adelaide Model Railroaders who […]

16 Mar 19
Iron Planet Hobbies

DB220 Dual 3/5/8 Amp AutoReversing DCC Booster If you are needing a power supply, we offer a bundle with the power supply for only $179.00 and get a free bonus!  Click on “See other items” in the Sellers information box at the top right. Single 3/5/8 Amp AutoReversing DCC Booster (no command station capability) Up […]

09 Mar 19
Calliope

ARNOLD N-Ga.DCC 2216 BR 05 BLK 4-6-4 STEAM LOCO W DIGITRAX DZ126 DECODER – Buy – ARNOLD N-Ga.DCC 2216 BR 05 BLK 4-6-4 STEAM LOCO W DIGITRAX DZ126 DECODER

08 Mar 19
kaefken

THE TUESDAY NIGHT MAIL TRAIN For Tuesday March 5 2019 on the Kanunda and Emu Flat Railway Thanks to those who came to this session. PROGRESS The roof of Liam Logistics at Kanunda has now been attached. Also there is a bitumen road to the building and grass growing in the yard.  Liam Logistics named […]

16 Feb 19
Musings on my Model Railroading Addiction

If you read this blog, odds are you have some interest in prototype modelling, and may have heard of something called the ProtoThrottle. Its a new system neutral DCC handheld controller from Iowa Scaled Engineering – http://www.protothrottle.com/ It will work via an adapter in some cases with Digitrax, NCE, ESU, Lenz, JMRI and and MRC […]

07 Feb 19
Calliope

ARNOLD N-Ga.DCC 2216 BR 05 BLK 4-6-4 STEAM LOCO W DIGITRAX DZ126 DECODER – Buy – ARNOLD N-Ga.DCC 2216 BR 05 BLK 4-6-4 STEAM LOCO W DIGITRAX DZ126 DECODER

04 Feb 19
North Country Trains

I recently visited George Bissell’s spectacular Model railroads. One is O scale(Not Lionel) and one HO. George Bissell’s Adirondack Railroad is a freelanced layout based on the D&H and Santa Fe. I was very impressed with the flawless trackwork and wiring. Layout Owner and Builder: George Bissell Scale: HO(87:1) Size: 11×32 ft plus 4×18 staging Prototype: […]

21 Jan 19
SJP Models

Its been a while since I updated this blog, unfortunately life and work has got in the way, but I now have time to update you on Norwood Road’s latest exhibition adventure, the Chiltern Model Railway Association (CMRA) Exhibition at Stevenage As always seems the way with exhibitions for Norwood Road, the couple of weeks […]

09 Jan 19
Castle Rock & Pacific Railroad

Happy New Year to all.  2019 is the year that we expect to begin operations on the new C.R.A.P.  Slowly at first then picking up speed (steam?) as we get more and more industrial areas completed. Logistics: Before actual operations begin, we need to have a shakedown session with a few seasoned operators to identify […]

26 Dec 18
Wildcat Valley Railway Co.

To recap – I plan to stick with Digitrax systems for controlling trains because the WVR has a significant investment in that technology. I’ve also decided on using local panels, DCC throttle, and a computer with JMRI software to operate turnouts. We will be able to run and route our trains, but Id also like […]

24 Dec 18
Wildcat Valley Railway Co.

There are many aspects to building a model railroad and one that I find particularly interesting is electronics, although that doesn’t mean I know what I’m doing. I have some time over the holiday to spitball the systems needed and some general ideas on how I could implement them. Job #1 Running the Locomotives The […]

12 Dec 18
Steve's 009 and 09 Adventure

This little Ruston came to me via Noel Davies (Thanks Noel!). It’s an old KB Scale kit of a Ruston LBT. It’s a nice loco, yet when I buy a secondhand loco I always want to change a few things. Firstly, to run on Thomas and Sons it needed to be converted to DCC. I didn’t […]

05 Nov 18
Iron Planet Hobbies

N Scale MOTORIZED FILL SPOUT + SOUND EFFECTS! Broadway Limited Imports is proud to once again pioneer sound in HO! Our all-new Operating Water Tower is a faithful reproduction of the filling stations found on many water stops on Americas railroads. Water was an essential part of steam locomotive operation, so the Water Tower is […]

05 Nov 18
Iron Planet Hobbies

N Scale MOTORIZED FILL SPOUT + SOUND EFFECTS! Broadway Limited Imports is proud to once again pioneer sound in HO! Our all-new Operating Water Tower is a faithful reproduction of the filling stations found on many water stops on Americas railroads. Water was an essential part of steam locomotive operation, so the Water Tower is […]

05 Nov 18
Iron Planet Hobbies

HO Scale MOTORIZED FILL SPOUT + SOUND EFFECTS! Broadway Limited Imports is proud to once again pioneer sound in HO! Our all-new Operating Water Tower is a faithful reproduction of the filling stations found on many water stops on Americas railroads. Water was an essential part of steam locomotive operation, so the Water Tower is […]