HELIX BUILD: Wiring and track layout – Episode 8

Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode I complete the wiring and track laying in the helix. I explain how I did the blocks for train detection and how I wired the helix. Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel to follow my layout building progress. Also please follow my Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/chicagosubnscale as I will be adding photos and updates to that as I build my new layout.

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Helix completed!

Productive day today – finished the wiring of my helix and connected it to the Digitrax BXP88 block detector. Successfully ran 2 shuttle schedules using Railroad & Co, testing two locos up and down the helix. Now just to wait for the first baseboard kits to arrive and I can get started on my yards.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: 18 years of model train layout gone in 28 seconds!

Something to keep you occupied till my next video…from the archives – dismantling my old Rochelle Intermodal layout to make way for my new BNSF Chicago Sub layout…18 years of layout gone in 28 seconds! I tore down my old layout just over a year ago…and the new one is just starting to rise up from the ashes! New video coming out early next week – the helix arrives! Unboxing and first look! Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to see it first!

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