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    Need Advice for an Ho Amtrak Passenger Line.

    I am beginning the laying of track tonight on my 5 x 8 HO layout. With regard to the locomotive, I am interested in a Kato EMD F40PH , but the Athern AMD 103 looks like a great loco at half the price. With regard to the passenger cars, I was looking at the Walther's Phase IV Sleeper, Diner...
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    HO Locomotive and Track Radius Question

    I am building a new 4x8 layout (Code 83) with radius of 18 and 22 degrees. I want to buy new locomotives with DCC already installed. Must I be concerned with the number of consecutive wheels on the locomotives, i.e., 2-6-4? Thank you. Dan
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    HO Locomotive and Track Radius Question

    I am building a new 4x8 layout (Code 83) with radius of 18 and 22 degrees. I want to buy new locomotives with DCC already installed. Must I be concerned with the number of consecutive wheels on the locomotives, i.e., 2-6-4? Thank you. Dan
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    New Layout Questions-Advice, Please.

    I am about to immerse myself in my first model railroad sine the '70's. I have been reading quite a bit about DCC, so I have purchased an NCE Powerhouse Pro and an additional throttle. I will go with the Atlas Code 83 Flex Track and Peco small radius turnouts. All but one of the turnouts will be...
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    Track Insulation Needed with DCC?

    Hello, all: I am building a 4x8 HO layout from scratch(my first since 1973). It will have two mainline loops with the inner loop connecting to a figure eight. It will also have one or two side tracks. I am using Atlas Code 83 Flex Track and Peco Code 83 Small Radius Turnouts. Do I have to insert...




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