The railroad had a small problem with the two curves making an S curve on the railroad. This happens when the first curve ends and there is a second curve starting in a different direction that is to close to the first curve. The way to get rid of that is to put a straight […]
On my first flat car I used 1" square tubing. Now I use angle and flat stock.Commented on Building cars.
Packed up for two weeks to run down in Florida. Everyone just riding around the track. Second stop was at the Grand Concourse Railroad. I forgot my camera. Third stop was at Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad. After a short ride on a electric steamer I was hooked. Time to head home. Thanks for watching.
Several years a go. I was shown a car with brakes on it. Then one that was controlled by air. I didn’t want to get into building a air system to have brakes. In Florida there was a car that had manual brakes. Wow That’s the way to go. So I tried to make […]
Traveled to South Carolina to ride the Mead 200. The layout had an open house the weekend we were there. Sept 20, 2021 Had to pick a rout to go straight off of the turntable. I picked the woods. I like a good tunnel. It sure was dark inside. It was also very long. I […]
What do I do now? I was asked if I could build some more riding cars. One that was half gondola and flat car. Well I started to work on a blue print of the car. Went and picked up some steel and started welding. Cut up the metal and put the rivets on the […]
OK so it’s the end of summer and the temp is slowly going down. That means it’s time to start building again. I like my fish belly car so what about building more? Started with Two and it grew to Five cars. Three = 6 footers and two = 4 footers. Went and welded stake […]
After twelve years of having many operation sessions on the KK&L Railroad, the knobs on the Digitrax controllers have ether broken off, or the train will not stop when the knob is turned off. The Potentiometers are plastic that are in the controllers. I’m going to replace them. Click on any photo to enlarge it. […]