My Library - The Marker Lamp Vol 61 #4 2016 Articles

President's Message

Page:
3
Author:
Steve Barkley
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
Thoughts on thinning one's collection of trains as the end of life nears.

Bucket List Layout Visit

Page:
5
Author:
Riley Triggs
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
HO
Description:
Visiting this 3,700 sqft layout in Cornville, Arizona (near Sedona) comes highly recommended. (related web page)

Train Room Confessions

Page:
9
Author:
Duane Richardson
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
Covers how to build a 30-foot flat car. Learning how to build a flat car is the basis for building a gondola, box car, or reefer.

Operations

Page:
13
Author:
Peter Kazmir
Category:
Signaling
Description:
An introduction to signaling. Includes prototype photos and many diagrams for indicating track conditions.

The Lasting Legacy of Kent Morris Part 3

Page:
24
Author:
Blake Blogs
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
G
Description:
This last installment describes Kent Morris himself. Includes many photos of his layout. (related web page)

...RRRduino...

Page:
31
Author:
Gert Muller
Category:
Electronics
Description:
Using an Arduino and servos to control a crossing gate with lights.

60 Years at the Crescent City Model Railroad Club

Page:
38
Authors:
Ken Mason & Maureen Mason
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
HO
Description:
The history, membership, and future plans of the club.

Fifth Annual Jefferson Train Days

Page:
43
Author:
Weldon W. Nash, Jr.
Category:
Railroading
Description:
Jefferson, Texas is home to a classic 4-4-0 and does annual train runs in May. There is also a Model Train Show at the Jefferson Transportation Center, which includes a permanent HO-scale layout display.

'Round Town with Roy

Page:
47
Author:
Roy Stockard
Category:
Photography & Videography
Scale:
multi
Description:
The author shares a couple of photos he took at an HO and an HOn3 layout.

Achievement Program

Page:
49
Author:
Duane Richardson
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
Photos of several people whom have received NMRA MMR certificates recently.