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.
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 […]
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 […]
Well, it’s finally happened – I’ve finished all the wiring and trackwork for the Western Avenue Yard (see photo below). This now means, as promised…I can start the scenery for this section! I’ll start with the residential area first, adding the streets and houses (might have to kitbash or scratchbuild […]
In this video I take you through the steps of how to build the new Showcase Miniatures N Scale Steel Frame Signal Bridge. The parts used to build this signal bridge are available to purchase from the Showcase Miniatures website: https://www.showcaseminiatures.net/ Signal Bridge: https://www.showcaseminiatures.net/n_scale/n_scale_century_foundry_signals/586.html Signal Bridge Extension: https://www.showcaseminiatures.net/n_scale/n_scale_century_foundry_signals/587.html Be sure […]
Just a small project while on holiday, but every little counts! Unfortunately I don’t have any paints with me, so this is as far as I can get, but a little progress is something!