Here are two pictures of a Meter Gauge YL loco on a turntable and a Narrow gauge steam loco. Enjoy.
An actual 'WT' type Tank locomotive from the 1970's at Calcutta and my model of teh same loco.
I also visited Delhi Station while on my trip. Below are the pictures of the Delhi Station build for me by Lloyd and the actual station at Old Delhi. Lloyd did a great job
Here is a 1922 picture of Kota Railway Station, followed by the current station, a lot has changed but the main station still exists and serves the people. I visited Kota on my recent trip to Indai
Here is a picture of the special WP which is used to haul the TAj Express to Agra being serviced inside the Delhi Loco Shed. The bridge of the turntable is aligned to the engine bay.
Delhi Shed/Yard TurntableRead Now
Here is a picture of the Delhi Shed Turntable. This is a 90' turntable, motorized and controlled by DCC from Walthers.
On the side of the engine shed is a water tower.
Turntables in IndiaRead Now
Turntables were widely used in India during the steam era. Most of these were hand cranked or pushed Here are some pictures of Turntables used in India. The below is a slideshow. Enjoy.
Indian WP 7016 on the turntable at the Bombay yard and Loco Shed. In the background is the shed.
The turntable is a Walthers 130' DCC controlled turntable, is fully motorized and can be controlled using DCC
A Trio of Locos in the Engine house (Shed in IR) for servicing. From Left to Right Indian WP 7016, Australian Class 38, US J Class
June 17th, 2014Read Now
The picture on this post is the setup for my Digitrax Boosters and command station. From left to right:
1) The power source a Digitrax PS2012 20 Amp Power Supply 12 to 23 VDC.
2) DB200 OPTO 8 Amp DCC OPTO Booster.
3) DCS200 8 Amp DCC Command Station & Booster.
4) The last is a constant 12 VDC power converter. I use this to power all lights and non DCC power to the layout.
June 11th, 2014Read Now
Added a Tam Valley Depot DCC Booster for Accessories and Power Districts This enables me to send DCC signals separate from the Track DCC signals. This also enables the switch machines to retain their position when the system is turned off. I will post a picture of the device attached to my Digitrax booster(s)
June 04th, 2014Read Now
Here is an Alco RS3 locomotive. I just acquired it as it bears a striking resemblance to the Indian WDM6 locomotive, of which only a few were ever made. This locomotive was used for shunting duties.
June 04th, 2014Read Now
June 02nd, 2014Read Now
Just acquired a fair copy of the WDM2G Diesel. This will be soon modified to IR Loco #: 8000.
I am of Indian descent and moved to the USA in Mid 1970's. Model Railroads and Model Remote Controlled Aircraft are my two hobbies both of which I have been pursuing since my childhood in India.