Water and Electricity Don’t Mix

When I started this train project I researched how to effectively wire the layout and I used standard LGB track.  I planned the layout, wired up the layout, and after everything was in place I found that the layout electrically is not reliable. Sometimes planning and research is not enough.  Experience is critical, as well…

CES 2019 Highlights

CES (Consumer Electronic Show) 2019 in Las Vegas I was lucky enough to attend the show this year and below are my highights of the show. If I had to summarize the show down to 2 items, I would say 5G and Artificial Intellicence.  Everyone was weaving these 2 items into their products to improve…

Adding DCC controls to the Locomotives

I have selected 2 ways I want to control my locomotives on the track at the Peachtree City house.  One way is radio control using the RCS system with battery power and the second way is using DCC via track power.  Both have their advantages and disadvantages and my intent is to install both in…