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Bob Amsler - The Dispatcher's Desk

Dispatcher’s Desk 1

Some people believe that operation is not any fun and fear the “complexities” that they believe are inherent in it. However, I believe that these sentiments are false and fears unwarranted. In fact, based on the clinics I have attended and given, I find many people interested in proto...
Operator's Guide

Operator’s Guide to Better Model Railroad Operation

These directives evolved over the past few years as our informal touring group visited, operated, critiqued and compared layouts. Based on these visits, the group established a list of directives that insure an enjoyable operating session....

Layout Owner’s Guide to Better Model Railroad Operation

These directives evolved over the past few years as our informal touring group visited, operated, critiqued and compared layouts. Based on these visits, the group established a list of directives that insure an enjoyable operating session. Use of the directives during planning, constr...