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by SCBryan
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Tri-State Locomotive Club September Meet
Replies: 0
Views: 1667

Tri-State Locomotive Club September Meet

The September meet of the Tri-State Locomotive Club will be Saturday September 28 at Bill Pepper's track in Andrews, Indiana. A signal system is being installed and is nearly operational. It is anticipated this will be usable in time for the meet and will permit bi-directional operation.
by SCBryan
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: charging two batteries in series
Replies: 7
Views: 2702

Re: charging two batteries in series

On my interurban, I use four deep cycle batteries. Each pair is wired in series and the two pairs are connected in parallel to supply 24 volts to the controller. I wired each battery through a set of relays. Under the car, I have a toggle switch that pulls the relays in for charging, effectively cha...
by SCBryan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wood passenger cars and Victorian houses
Replies: 3
Views: 1519

Re: Wood passenger cars and Victorian houses

Could it be the Warther Museum in Dover, Ohio? http://thewarthermuseum.com/
by SCBryan
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Building a model of a GG1
Replies: 14
Views: 8225

Re: Building a model of a GG1

If I remember correctly, Live Steam Magazine had a series on building a GG1 several years ago (10-15?) that had quite a bit of detail. If you could find that series, it might be helpful.
by SCBryan
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: 35 Years Ago Today. Bill Fitt's Golden Spike
Replies: 5
Views: 2246

Re: 35 Years Ago Today. Bill Fitt's Golden Spike

Not to hijack the thread but some highlights of the Tri-State meet at Bill Pepper's in September may be seen on YouTube. You can search "Bill Pepper's Layout" or use the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkgavaShn2Q
by SCBryan
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Tri-State Locomotive Club Meet
Replies: 0
Views: 2078

Tri-State Locomotive Club Meet

The Tri-State Locomotive Club September Meet will be this Saturday, September 22 at Bill Pepper's track in Andrews, Indiana. This is a 7-1/2" gauge track. Any steam, gas, or electric powered trains are welcome. Andrews is just off US 24 west of Huntington, Indiana.

Steve Bryan
by SCBryan
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Arborway, T.T. and NW Closed
Replies: 16
Views: 11645

Re: Arborway, T.T. and NW Closed

I heard last night from my friend in Missouri that the entire place with railroad is for sale fro $7.7 million (slightly above my budget!). He said they would try to sell it intact for 6 months. If it doesn't sell, it will be broken up.
by SCBryan
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Arborway, T.T. and NW Closed
Replies: 16
Views: 11645

Arborway, T.T. and NW Closed

I received word from a friend of mine in Missouri that the Arborway, TT & NW in Steelville has shut down (or shortly will be). This was the official announcement on their Friends page: I would like to personally thank everyone for there support of the Arborway T.T. & Northwestern over the last sever...
by SCBryan
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Capture/Release type circuit?
Replies: 6
Views: 2456

Re: Capture/Release type circuit?

I was playing around in the lab one day during my lunch break and built a circuit on the bench using components we had on the shelf trying to make something that I thought might work. I built this circuit and it seemed to work perfectly for capturing and releasing so I drew it up.
by SCBryan
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Tri-State Locomotive Club Meet
Replies: 2
Views: 1530

Tri-State Locomotive Club Meet

The Tri-State Locomotive Club meet will be this Saturday, September 23, at the Pepper's track in Andrews, Indiana.
by SCBryan
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: LSOR author clarification of capacitor in parallel with LEDs in signal head
Replies: 1
Views: 832

Re: LSOR author clarification of capacitor in parallel with LEDs in signal head

What was your source for the lenses you describe in your article?
by SCBryan
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Semaphores explained?
Replies: 27
Views: 7642

Re: Semaphores explained?

I would like to chime in on the obsessive and crazy portion of this thread. A number of years ago, I went to an estate auction and bought some Erie semaphores from a scrap dealer there. The control boxes weren't there so I came up with a quick and dirty way to mechanize mine. I poured a concrete bas...