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loss of power

  1. O Scale
    Just got a new MTH ALCO R-3 Diesel. It has double pick up rollers. Problem is: When running in one direction over switches straight on it immediately hits a dead spot and stops. When I turn engine around and run it the other way it works fine. My other two engines have no problem, so am...
  2. O Scale
    I have three 1122 switches on my layout. All 3 work fine with lights, and switching mechanisms. The one problem I have is that the straight stretch on one of them has no power at the end, thus the engine hits the dead spot and stops. - I can run the engine into the turnout and take the curved...
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