Operations with a WDM1Read Now
WCG-1 (EF/1) ‘Crocodile / Krokodil on my layout with a goods train leaving Bombay yard. These were very popular on the western ghats. Having an articulated body useful for tight curves on ghats, mainly used for freight.
Cleaning track on my layoutRead Now
Cleaning track on my layout is critical to keep trains running; in Florida due to humidity it oxidizes track and electrical conductivity is lost, I clean on an average every 6-8 weeks. I use two WDM2 Locos one pulling one pushing. The first cleaner is a Lux-Modelbau track grinder. Second is Lux-Modelbau Vacuum (both from Germany both have a DCC decoder in them)) third is CMX liquid tank filled with Rubbing Alcohol (weighs about 1 lb) . This is a heavy load for two locos especially on incline to upper deck. Locos have to strain at full power to climb it.
WDM6 VideoRead Now
Yard to Yard with a WDM6
A new video of the most powerful loco in India Bheem, hauling a long freight train.
Wellington Railway StationRead Now
Wellington railway station on the famous Nilgiri Mountain railway
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.