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  1. General Model Train Discussion
    I have a 50 inch by 50 inch space for a winter theme layout in either HO scale or N scale. Which scale should I do? I am also contemplating whether to run trains or trolleys? Thank you! Brandon
  2. Beginner Q & A
    Hi Everybody.... I am looking for recommendations for specific electronics to run a point to point trolley run, with regular ole DC. My scale maybe HO, O or G.... haven't really decided yet. I have seen some posts here online where there are wiring diagrams to make-your-own but that is just a...
  3. General Model Train Discussion
    I'm looking for a Trolley to use in a Great Gorge Route model. The prototypes were made by The Patterson and Corbin Company of St. Catharines Ontario. It was run on a narrow gauge. I know I won't be able to get anything exact but I wanted to see how close something commercial would come. The two...
  4. General Model Train Discussion
    I remember seeing a video of a person who built a small train layout and they stated that it was a practice layout to gain experience needed to build something more ambitious. I got the urge to run with this idea and build a 2' x 4' traction layout featuring a small downtown in the front of the...
  5. General Model Train Discussion
    Hello all, for the past oh I say two months I have been researching building my first model layout. I have visited model layouts in the past and told myself that I really like this stuff but I would like it better as a spectator. A few months ago I figured that it would be a hoot to run trains...
  6. O Scale
    I built an area on my layout that contains a grade that is too steep for my trolley to climb... It slips. Is there anything I can do to help it gain traction?
  7. HO Scale
    I have found and started playing with Xtrkcad and came up with a track plan which I think will work out. The dimensions of the layout will be 5.5' by 3.5'. The idea was to have something that I could store under my futon frame. The plan to have a simple loop on the ledge separating my kitchen...
  8. Model Train Videos
    Here's a brief piece on the PA Trolley Museum I did a couple years back. I am hoping to get back there this Labor Day weekend to shoot some more footage and re edit it.
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