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Fall 2018

Volume 17, Issue 4.

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Fall 2018 Edition

Carol McGinnis.

The Best of the Old and the Best of Cutting Edge

Once again, we're proud to share a variety of thoughtful articles written by our great members. In this issue, they range from cutting edge computer controls to updating traditional resource articles.

With seventeen years of articles online, consider e*Train as an easily searchable toy train information resource!

There's so much here for you to search for and enjoy, and it's our pleasure to preserve this treasury of toy train heritage!

Carol R. McGinnis e*Train Editor



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Christmas postcard.
Gabe's action gets enhanced by Arduino microprocessor application.

New in this Edition:

TTML.Adventures in 1:1 Railroading on the Toy Trains Mailing List (TTML)
By Rupert C. Campbell Jr.

For Want of a Box
General Davenport.By Chip Kessler

Is it possible for a train to catch fire? And many other Train Stories! General Bob Davenport, TCA #58-257
By Chris Allen and Carol R. McGinnis

2019 Convention.Looking Up to Albuquerque: The 2019 National Convention
By Chris Allen

On Operating Engines Using Lionel TMCC In Conventional Mode, Part 1, Operating MTH Proto-Sound 1 Engines Without a Battery or BCR
By John S. Halajko 

One of a Kind
Atlantic Division layout.By Greg Mugione

Small Can Be Better: Applying Modern Computer Technology to Layout Operations
Arduino Microcomputers and More
By Russ Keil

Updated: (new information or picture Updates)


Clem's York Primer
Fall 2018 Update
By Carol McGinnis 

Good Golly Missed Trolley!
By Bob Mintz

Hear ye, hear ye.Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
More on TCA Division Newsletters
By Carol R. McGinnis

One 'EL of a Great "Idear"—The M.T.H. Subway Cars
Additional cars manufactured, now listed
By Bob Mintz

Window Display and Animated Window Display Cars
By Bob Mintz


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