Wiring Projects for your Model Railroad (Modern Railroad Books Wiring & Electronics)


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Written by Larry Puckett, Model Railroader’s DCC Corner columnist, Wiring Projects for Your Model Railroad focuses on wiring for various accessories and devices on a model railroad as opposed to wiring related to train control. Sixteen projects are featured, including: Lighting structure interiors, signs, and scenes, installing working crossing gates and flashers, adding interlocking signals and wiring, controlling turntables and building control panels, and much more! Whether you’re a beginner or experienced modeler, Wiring Projects for Your Model Railroad will be your go-to source for bringing your layout structures and accessories to life.

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Wiring ProjectsWiring Projects

Wiring Projects for Your Model Railroad

Electronic projects improve realism and operations on model railroads. This book shows you how to enhance your layout with lighting effects, crossing gates, and simple signals.

Learn the basics of installing and wiring light bulbs and LEDs, how to illuminate structure interiors and scenes, and add lighted signals. Other projects walk you through building control panels, phone communications, and fast clocks.

Large StructuresLarge Structures

Grade CrossingsGrade Crossings


Lift-Out BridgeLift-Out Bridge

Large Structures

Lighting a large building and area.

Grade Crossings

Adding warning lights and controls.


Installing and wiring a turntable.

Lift-Out Bridge

Wiring a movable doorway section.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Kalmbach Publishing Company; Illustrated edition (August 1, 2018)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 96 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1627005021
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1627005029
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 9.8 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.25 x 0.25 x 10.5 inches


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