Category Archives: Accessories

Roco Line With Roadbed Is Back

Roco Line With Roadbed Is Back! A look at why this product became an instant classic By Ernest H. Robl When it was introduced in stages in the late 1980s and early

The Ubiquitous Unimog

The Ubiquitous Unimog Uniquely European vehicles for your layout By Ernest H. Robl If you model any post-WW II era on your European layout, there are vehicles that will give your small-scale

The control tower project 2

The control tower project Organizing digital components — Part 2 By Ernest H. Robl This is the second part of an article that was split into two parts because of its length.

The control tower project 1

The control tower project Organizing digital components — Part 1 By Ernest H. Robl A recent discussion in the Reynauld’s Forum led me to take another look at using Roco digital amplifiers

The ESU Product Line

The ESU Product Line By Roger Heid   Periodically, I tap into all the different manufacturers carried by Reynaulds. Sometimes I stumble across items of interest that I had previously been unaware

Model Catenary Issues

Model Catenary Issues By Roger Heid Comments by Ernest Robl   Catenaries are the wires which electric locomotives are suspended from.  On the roof of an Electric Locomotive you can see some

The Importance of Track Cleaning

The Importance of Track Cleaning By Roger Heid   If you have been with this hobby for some time, you have certainly become familiar with the black goo or gunk that builds

Handy Tools and Accessories

Handy Tools and Accessories By Roger Heid   Some time ago, while browsing the REI web site, I ran across the brand name Proses. I had never heard of them before. So

Maerklin/Trix Wheel List – Sep 2014

Maerklin/Trix Wheel List – Sep 2014 By William E Weizel   The desire to run Maerklin, Trix and other manufacturers’ rolling stock together has been somewhat complicated because of the AC and

Roco/Fleischmann SmartRail

Give your locomotive a workout! Experience your analog or digital locomotives like never before! SmartRail is the perfect gift for the man or woman that has everything!!! At first glance you may