A Different Kind Of Standard Gauge Layout

by TinplateTrainTimes

Article initially published by Mike Isenberg in 2006.


I wanted to have some type of a layout on which I could run a few of the Standard Gauge trains I still own. I had almost no prewar accessories left, so I looked at non-traditional styles including so-called "hard-shell" layouts, the type HO operators build. Why can't I scale that up for Standard Gauge I wondered? Searching online for articles about building that way turned up this site:

Tinplate For Dummies

by TinplateTrainTimes

This article was initially published by Dave McEntarfer.

 

 

Jon Hinderer inspects a module with the new 9-wire spec and Molex connectors installed

Tinplate Times Profile: Frank Loveland

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Frank and Chris Loveland

Building an O Gauge Stirling Single

by TinplateTrainTimes

This article was initially published in April 2008 by David Argent.

 

Tinplate Lithography: How It's Done

by TinplateTrainTimes

This article was initially published in 2005 by Bart McNeil.