Easy Model Railroad Wiring

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Kalmbach Publishing, Co., 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Everything you need to know about wiring a permanent layout is covered in this how-to guide. Includes the essential techniques needed to wire a two-rail, DC-powered layout of any size or complexity, plus the basics of Digital Command Control.
  

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Contents

Introduction
4
Basic Model Railroad Electricity
5
Choosing a Power Pack
17
Tworail Wiring
26
Turning Trains and Engines Around
37
Cab Control
48
Multiple Cabs and Other Cab Control Refinements
57
Locating Blocks
69
Turnout Control
91
Layout Wiring
100
Control Panels
111
In Case of Trouble
119
Finding Tools and Materials
126
Suppliers and Manufacturers
127
Index
128
Copyright

Command Control
80

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About the author (1999)

Sperandeo has been on the staff of Model Railroader since 1979, and served as editor from 1993-2001. He was also the founding editor of the annual Great Model Railroads Magazine. H has been a model railroader since his teens, and his interests in the hobby include modeling the Santa Fe's route through Southern California's Cajon Pass.

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