Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this short episode I give an introduction to the first scenic area on my layout, along 16th St. & Wood St., with a warehouse, vacant lot and a couple of houses.
Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode follow along as I show you how I built my road underpass, along with weathering & graffiti and adding the lighting. I then demonstrate the underpass lighting and the realistic effect it produces.
In this video I show you how I add the signals to the CATS CTC dispatcher panel and give you a demonstration on how it works.
In this video I show you how I connect the signal heads on my Showcase Miniatures Signal Bridge to the Digitrax TSMK connectors and via ribbon cable to the Digitrax SE8C Signal Controller.
In this video I show you the signal heads I have added to the first N scale Showcase Miniatures signal bridge on the layout and give you a brief demonstration on how they work using CTC and the CATS dispatching system.
Well, as 2022 comes to a close (in a little over 4 hours for us in the UK), here’s wishing everyone a very Happy New Year! To end off the year, here is my first finished signal bridge from Showcase Miniatures! N scale can be challenging at times, but thankfully […]
Finally having some time on holiday to work on the first signal bridge. This is the first bridge when exiting the helix onto Level 1. Main 1 West and Main 1 West Diverging on this side on left, and Main 1 East on far side. On right will be Main […]
My latest video is up…I am finishing off painting the track and rails on the first section of my N scale layout, incorporating the Western Avenue Yard, Western Avenue Metra station and the lower level staging yards. I did most of the painting back in October, but have not had […]
I started on the basic track weathering today, using a Floquil Enamel Paint Marker I had left over from my previous layout. Don’t think they are available anymore, so I’ll be looking for a replacement. I think MiG has a range of pens that can do the same thing? These […]
This weekend I started painting the track, the first step of the scenery process. I started by spraying the two lower staging yards with Krylon Camouflage spray paint. I find this gives a good base to the sleepers and the rails. I’ll follow this by painting the rails and tie […]