My Library - Magazine Articles By Dick Christianson

San Diego's Model Railroad Museum

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1990-01
Page:
82
Category:
Layouts
Description:
This article describes the club's 10th anniversary visit. The club has three scales, HO, N, and O. Photos of the beautiful vistas in this museum can be found in the article. All the issues a typical museum has to deal with are discussed.

The Salt Lake Route Part 4

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2010-04
Page:
62
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:
In this installment the author covers how he wired the small layout for DCC, built a pull-out tray for the DCC command station, how he wired the Kato turnouts, and how he connected the wire to the spade lugs. A sidebar about N-scale decoder installation is also included, but doesn't contain much information.

The Toy Train Museum

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1985-12
Page:
108
Category:
Museums
Description:
This museum, located near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is maintained by Train Collectors Association to keep historical records of our hobby. It has layouts and displays of significant models.

The White Pines Model Railroad Club

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1984-11
Page:
74
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
multi
Description:
The club has a building in an industrial complex in Bensenville, Illinois, which features a theater, a 25x32 foot N-scale layout, and a 45 x 85 foot HO-scale layout. Elmhurst Model Railroad Club (the new name and web site for this club).

Trainland U.S.A.

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1985-11
Page:
118
Category:
Museums
Scale:
O
Description:
Iowa farmer, Red Atwood, with the help of full time and seasonal "employees" turned his basement into a Lionel museum, which is still open during the Summer season. The article includes a trackplan, and many photos.