I wanted to add loco detection to my layout but instead I am going to make my own using balluff proximity sensors and lots of leds so I got a few sensors from work so will let you know how it goes
Ok you 'proto' freaks out there. I have dilemma. I love the NS and the MRL locomotives. The issue...NS is very rare in the NW and MRL as I am sure doesnt exist anywhere outside of the area of the NW(I have yet to see one in Idaho). I would love to make a Appalachian scene. I would even enjoy a Rocky Mountain scene. The only issue I truly run into..We dont have very many cities in the NW excluding Portland/Vancouver, Seattle/Tacoma and the flat cities of Boise/Bozeman/Billings. I would love to incorporate a NS/MRL mountain scene with a city scape. How would I do this being "proto-typical?"
Do anyone Know the best type of ballast to use for Ho scale Track.
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Prototype modeling for some people locks them into one version ov