Author Archives: Rhyman
I have just posted a new article in the ARTICLES section explaining how I converted a Bachmann 55-Ton Three-Truck Shay for R/C battery operation.
I have added a new article in the ARTICLES section detailing how I did a battery conversion on a Bachmann Rail Truck using AirWire G3 and Phoenix P8 decoders.
I have added a few more photos and some explanations to the Red Rock Canyon article in the ARTICLES section of this web site. This article shows some of the earliest construction on the layout.
This past summer when my Granddaughters were visiting from California, they helped extend the track above Red Rock Canyon by putting in some new roadbed. Here you can see Chloe carefully brushing the ballast material between the ties on a siding, … Continue reading
I decided to incorporate a water feature as an integral part of my garden railroad. The water feature consists of four separate ponds linked together with streams and a waterfall. They are named for four of my grand-daughters. All four ponds … Continue reading
I just returned from the semi-annual SLANG meet in St. Louis this past Saturday. SLANG stands for “Saint Louis Area Narrow Gauge.” This is a group of extremely talented narrow gauge modelers from Saint Louis and the surrounding area. They … Continue reading
I have posted a new item in the ARTICLES section titled “Trestles – RGS Style.” This is a portion of the article of the same title that used to be on my old home page. This was part of the … Continue reading
I have just uploaded a PDF copy of an article I wrote back in 2002 about building a 1:64 scale model of the 45-B trestle at Ophir, Colorado. It is in the “ARTICLES” section of this web site.
Since posting the article on the C-19 battery conversion, I have had a few inquiries about how I modified my Bachmann K-27. Basically, the K-27 conversion is pretty straight-forward. You just remove the dummy circuit board in the tender and … Continue reading