Introduction to Model Railroading

We are beginning a new series for anyone interested in Model Railroading or would like more information about the hobby.  We have decided to do the first few parts of this series virtually due to the pandemic, so bear with us as we work out some of the bugs.

Our first item is an introduction document:   Hobby-101_Intro

Chapter 2 of this series is entitled, Starting Your Layout

Decoder Installation

Want to learn more about how to install a DCC Decoder?

Click on PDF  or  PowerPoint links for step-by-step installation instructions for wiring a DCC decoder in a model locomotive..

Decoder Installation Seminar PDF

Decoder Installation Seminar PowerPoint

Model Railroading Wiring and Electronics

Want to learn more about electronics and wiring for model railroad layouts?

Need a brief tutorial on electronics that every model railroader should know?

Click on PDF Links below

Model Railroad Wiring (PDF)

Model Railroad Electronics (PDF)

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We have 2 education sessions left, before we break for the summer of 2023.

Decoder Programming on May 29th

Decoder Installation on June 19th

New Skills

Eighteen members of our club, hard at work building trees. One of the many skills you can learn in model railroading.