Wiring Your Toy Train Layout - Second Edition

Peter Riddle
Item #10-8405

This updated classic covers how to set up conventional wiring using today’s technology.
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Wiring is fundamental to toy train operation, and this updated classic covers how to set up conventional wiring using today’s technology. Key topics include wiring simple and advanced layouts, two-train operation, organizing the control panel, wiring operating accessories, and much more, all clearly explained by experienced operator Peter Riddle.

• Features essential wiring for O gauge railroads
• Includes 80+ wiring schematics and diagrams
• Updated for today’s technology
Author: Peter Riddle
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 96
Color photos: 150
Author Bio
Peter Riddle operates an extensive O gauge layout and maintains an eclectic collection of toy trains. He has authored 8 novels, a textbook about American musical theater, and 14 books about model railroading. His areas of interest include scenery, track planning, wiring, and the history of toy trains. Peter shares the hobby with his wife Gay, who collects early clockwork trains and contributes her expertise to his books. They have two children and three grandchildren and make their home in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Table of Contents

1-Understanding electricity
2-Wiring a simple layout
3-From train set to layout
4-Expanding a layout
5-Operating with multiple throttles
6-Organizing a control panel
7-Wiring track components
8-Automatic accessories
9-Operating accessories
10-Wiring premium track products
11-Automatic train control

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