Turnouts, sidings, wyes, reverse loops, lighting, turntables, crossings and more!
Softcover, 2014, 8.5 x 11, 56 pages, over 100 two-color schematics throughout, glossary.
For all skill levels and all scales, covering basically the wiring of 2-rail DC powered layouts. Atlas' electrical wiring system is made easy through step-by-step instructions on how to install and use these quality components on any layout.
--- Chapter 1. Beginning with the Basics. Includes the four parts of layout wiring and soldering.
--- Chapter 2. The Atlas Electrical System. Each Atlas electrical component is shown and explained.
--- Chapter 3. Turnouts, Switches and Crossings. Common rail, power feed and turnouts. Crossings. Switch (turnout) control, switch machine wiring and control box wiring. All rail frogs.
--- Chapter 4. Independent Control of Locomotives and Cab Control. Multiple power packs, yard selectors, x-selectors, cab control wiring.
--- Chapter 5. Reversing Loops, Sections and Wyes. Getting it right the first time. Reversing loops made easy. Length of reversing loops. Two-train operation, the dog-bone, wyes.
--- Chapter 6. Using the Snap Relay. Powering frogs, siding control, selective multiple siding control.
--- Chapter 7. Turntables, Control Panels and Accessories. Powering accessories and lights. Signals and panel lamps. Terminal strips and containing wires.