Adventures in Urban Model Railroading
N Scale Railroading 2003-03/04
Structures - Towns/Cities
Modeling the Milwaukee Road's Kingsbury Branch which makes for lots of street-running trains. Includes lots of photos, and track plans.
Making Switch Locks from Phono Plugs and Jacks
Railroad Model Craftsman 2012-07
Fascia mounted RCA phono jacks act as switch locks on the club's show layout that the crews carry along with them. Not only does this simulate the prototype but it also prevents the public from throwing the turnouts at train shows. The article shows how to make them, how to wire them to Tortoise switch machines, and how to install the panels into the fascia.