October 17, 2014
A presentation is being presented on this date at
the Rutherford First Aid Squad Building, 44 Ames
Avenue at 8 pm. Former railroad dispatchers,
trainmasters and superintendents will be present to
demonstrate writing different styles of orders,
operating the various types of interlocking
machines, signaling and work rules as they were back
in the day and now.
August 26, 2014
A new video has been added on Making Resistor
Wheelsets for model railroad train detection and
signaling. It can be found in the PROJECTS section
August 02, 2014
The HO Gauge railroad has undergone an extensive
rewiring project that is nearing completion. During
the work, the location of the main DCC control and
boosters were moved to consolidate all of the
control centers. The final phase is wire the new
interlocking for detection and signal installation.
The dual double track truss bridges were repaired
and upgraded while they were removed for
installation of the new interlocking project.
July 18, 2014
Roadbed has begun to be installed on the new
interlocking and branch line connection on the HO
Gauge. By the end of August the mainline
trackwork will be completed and most of the work on the
first phase of the new and connecting branchline
June 11, 2014
Work continues on the O Gauge with work on
installing a new yard control panel. Work on
repairing the trackwork and overhead wire of the O
Gauge trolley line is progressing.
June 08, 2014
Subroadbed has started to be installed for the
new interlocking and branchline connection on the HO
layout. Once the framing is complete, the new track
arrangement will be laid out and installed. Most of
the intricate switchwork required is being built on
the workbench then moved into place.