My Library - The Marker Lamp Vol 63 #1 2017 Articles

President's Message

Page:
3
Author:
Steve Barkley
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:
A review of the events that happened in 2016 in the Lone Star region of the NMRA.

Visiting Frisco

Page:
4
Author:
Riley Triggs
Category:
Museums
Description:
A brief report on the forthcoming Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco, Texas. Includes one photo and a track plan of their facilities.

...RRRduino...

Page:
8
Author:
Gert Muller
Category:
Electronics
Description:
Hooking up an IR sensor to the Arduino, and control it with a cheap TV remote control.

Train Room Confessions

Page:
13
Author:
Duane Richardson
Category:
Layout Design
Description:
Having completed the club's Sn3 layout, the group to which the author belongs is thinking about their next project to tackle. This article provides some preliminary thinking, considering the various lessons learned in the past.

Keith Guterriez

Page:
17
Author:
Richard Kamm
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
The author introduces his mentor, Keith Guterriez, and how the two started working on improving the Digitrack 1600 command-control system.

Bayou City Limited

Page:
22
Author:
Robert Ashcraft
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:
Introduction to the NMRA Lone Star Division convention in Houston, Texas in June 2017. Includes photos of local layouts and area attractions.

Replacing Gears In an HO Lifelike Proto 2000

Page:
27
Author:
Blake Blogs
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
The Life-Like GP7 and GP9 are known to have gear problems. This article is about how to fix them. Includes step-by-step photos.

Minutes of the Lone Star Region Board Meeting

Page:
33
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:
Extensive notes about the meeting.

Mid-continent Region Car Project

Page:
51
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Freight Cars - Refrigerator Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
Information and photos of the 40 wood refrigerator car kit lettered for the St. Louis Refrigerator Car Company.