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Turnout Control with Servos – Part II

Back in 2016 I wrote the article Turnout Control with Servos . Since then I have been using servos exclusively on all my layouts. I…

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Free-mo Endings

Before you ask, I am not giving up Free-mo! This month we are going to take a look at designs for Free-mo ends. These will…

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Room layout drawn is SketchUp
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PESHEKEE RIVER RAILROAD II – Learning from mistakes

Sometimes you just have to learn the hard way. My original Peshekee River Railroad design located  the layout in my basement workshop. Now I do…

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BUILDING A FREE-MO MODULE – Part II #modelrailroad #fremo

This month we will take a look at building the legs for our Free-mo module. As I stated in prior articles (FREE-MO MODULE DESIGN and BUILDING A…

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Turnout Control with Servos

With the building of my new Free-mo module set “The Boat Yard“, I have had to change some of my usual “go to” items. I have…

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Building a Free-mo Module – Part I

In my last article, we looked at a Free-mo Module Design that was light weight, strong and easy to setup among other things. This month we take…

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The 4×8 Layout – A Right of Passage for the Model Railroad Rookie

I have been a model railroader for many years. My first layout was the classic 4×8 sheet of plywood. It was placed on top of…

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2014 Small Layout Design Meet

The Small Layout Design Meet has concluded and was fun for all. We had several new attendees and several new layouts. Most major scales were…

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Small Layout Ideas – The Flong Railway

Here is another look at an interesting prototype railway to model. As with the last article, I hope this will inspire another small layout design….

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The freight house area in Tecumseh may have looked like this busy western town during harvest season.
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Traffic Sources – Freight Houses and Team Tracks

Everyone wants more traffic on their railroad and we like to have reasons to put them there. I found through research on the period I was…

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