Changes

2016

May 16, 2016 – The Radio Control Throttle Settings page was updated with the RF-Channel and Group ID for Steve McKenzie’s Revolution throttle. These throttle setting are found in the RADIO CONFIGURE menu of Revolution throttles.

Club members must check these tables before programming any throttles they intend to use while operating on the OVGRS club railways in order to eliminate any radio frequency interference with other club members throttles. Any new or deleted throttle settings should be e-mailed to Paul Norton so these tables can be kept current.

May 5, 2016 – The link for the Western New York Garden Railway Society was added to the Garden Railway Club Links page.

May 5, 2016 – The link for the Big Train Operators Club was added to the Garden Railway Club Links page.

March 14, 2016 – A new article on adding radio control and battery power to a USA Trains F3-A was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

2015

December 21, 2015 – A new article on the 2015 American Invasion of Ottawa was added to the Events section.

2014

March 1, 2014 – A link for the Jackson & Burke Railroad was added to the Garden Railway Links page.

February 9, 2014 – An HO scale brass CNR van was added to the Items for Sale page.

January 21, 2014 – GLX Scale Models was added to the Large Scale Links page.

2013

August 11, 2013 – A new article on HOTrack visits to the OVGRS railways was added to the Events section.

July 26, 2013 – A new article on the 2013 American Invasion of Ottawa was added to the Events section.

June 17, 2013 – A new article on building a new switching area to serve Cedarock Industries was added to the Track section.

June 17, 2013 – A new article on replacing the fuse on a Revolution Receiver with Sounds was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

May 20, 2013 – A new article on replacing the track and roadbed work at Peter’s Pond was added to the Track section.

March 28, 2013 – A link for the Houston Area G Gaugers web site was added to the Garden Railway Clubs Links page.

March 6, 2013 – A new article on installing on-board battery power, radio control, and sound in a Bachmann 2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive (Connie) was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

February 22, 2013 – A new article on installing on-board battery power and radio control with steam sounds to a Connector and Play, Aristo-Craft Pacific was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

December 30, 2012 – The new article on installing a Phoenix Sound P8 in an Aristo-Craft GP-40 was updated in the Locomotive Projects section.

December 30, 2012 – The article on installing a Phoenix Sound P8 in an Aristo-Craft FA-1 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

December 18, 2012 – A new article on installing an Aristo-Craft Revolution receiver with diesel sounds in a GP-40 was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

December 16, 2012 – The article on Phoenix Sound P8 Wiring Tips in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

December 15, 2012 – The article on the All Electronics connector set wiring fix in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

December 15, 2012 – The article on how to convert an Aristo-Craft GP-40 to on-board, battery power and radio control in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

December 3, 2012 – The article on installing a Phoenix Sound P8 in a USA Trains GP-9 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

December 3, 2012 – The article on installing on-board: battery power, radio control, and LED lights in a USA Trains GP-9 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

December 1, 2012 – The Train Workbench Hand Tools article in the Workshop section was updated.

November 12, 2012 – An article about Grandparents Day on the Northland Railway was added to the Events section.

November 11, 2012 – All the articles on all five days of the 2012 American Invasion of Ottawa have been added to the Events section.

November 12, 2010 – The article on Paul’s train work shop in the Workshop section was updated.

November 3, 2012 – The article on the Aristo-Craft, 2.4 GHz Revolution Train Engineer in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

October 21, 2012 – The article on battery power and radio control circuits in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

September 21, 2012 – The article on Revolution Train Engineer Throttle Tips in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

August 22, 2012 – The article on How to Program the 27 MHz Throttles and Receivers in the About Us section was updated.

August 19, 2012 – A link for the Freight House Restaurant in Ogdensburg, NY was added to the Other Links page.

July 31, 2012 – An article on a Steamship Dinner Tour on Lake Muskoka was added to the Events section.

July 6, 2012 – The Orleans Division Garden Railway was added to the Events section.

May 5, 2012 – A link for yhe Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club was added to the Garden Railway Clubs page.

April 26, 2012 – A link for the Vermont Garden Rail Society was added to the Garden Railway Clubs page.

April 23, 2012 – A link for the West Coast Garden Rail Society on the East Shore of Lake Huron was added to the Garden Railway Clubs page.

April 22, 2012 – The article on how build an LGB power boxcar in the Locomotive Projects section was updated with the addition of a PWC to Linear DC Board to overcome the problems associated with the PWC output of the Revolution receiver.

April 16, 2012 – A new article on adding an R and K Railroad Products reduction gearbox in a Bachmann K27 was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

April 11, 2012 – A video of Ken Brunt’s impressive sounding Bachmann K27 during the 2011 American Invasion of Ottawa was added to the Videos page.

March 26, 2012 – A new article on installing on-board, battery power and radio control in a USA Trains NW-2 diesel switcher was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

March 5, 2012 – A new article on installing a Phoenix Sound P8 in a Bachmann K27 was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

February 29, 2012 – A new article on installing on-board, battery power and radio control in a Bachmann K27 was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

January 30, 2012- A new article on how to add an MU connector to an USA Trains NW-2 was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

2011

December 29, 2011 – A video of Dave Winter’s indoor large scale railway was added to the Video page.

December 24, 2011- A new article on how to add an MU connector to an LGB 0-6-0 steam locomotive 21780 was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

December 19, 2011- A new article on how build a power tender for an LGB Mallet was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

December 18, 2011- A new article on how to add an MU connector to an LGB Mallet was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

November 16, 2011 – A new article about visits to Dave McCurdy’s Rio Grande Southern Railway was added to the Events section.

September 18, 2011 – The radio control throttle settings page in the About Us section was updated.

August 22, 2011 – An article about the fire at Spruce was added to the Events section.

July 24, 2011 – An article on the 2011 American Invasion of Ottawa was added to the Events section.

July 4, 2011 – The article on the reconstruction of Nelson Yard and Glen Hammond was added to the Track section.

April 1, 2011 – A link for Western Scale Models was added to the Large Scale Links page.

May 23, 2011 – The article on the reconstruction of Bell in the Track section was updated.

May 16, 2011 – A new article on adding Kadee 908 couplers to an Aristo-Craft, 40 foot gondola was added to the Car Projects section.

April 28, 2011 – A new article about the fallen tree destroying a portion of the IPP&W Railway was added to the Events section.

April 17, 2011 – Articles on installing the 75 MHz receiver in FA-1, RS-3, and NW-2 diesels were deleted because of radio range problems experienced by club members. They are being replaced with articles about installing a Revolution receiver in these and other diesels in the Locomotive Projects section.

March 6, 2011 – A virtual video of the London and Port Stanley Railway was added to the Video page.

November 16, 2010 – The article about repairing USA Trains diesels in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

August 19, 2010 – The CNR Days photos in the Photos section was updated.

July 26 – An article on the 2010 American Invasion of Ottawa was added to the Events section.

January 25, 2010 – The article on lighting circuits in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

2009

December 23, 2009 – The article on building a 40 foot Battery Boxcar in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

September 21, 2009 – An article on converting an Aristo-Craft FA-1 to on-board battery power and radio control was added to the Locomotive Projects sections.

September 9, 2009 – A new article on how to convert a USA Trains, Alco S-4 switcher to on-board, battery power and radio control was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

August 9, 2009 – A new article on the 2009 American Invasion of Ottawa was added to the Events section.

July 24, 2009 – A new article on how to convert an Aristo-Craft Dash 9 to on-board, radio control and battery power was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

June 21, 2009 – A photo essay on railway operations on the IPP&W was added to the Photo section.

June 21, 2009 – The photo tour of the Ironwood, Peter’s Pond and Western Railway in the Photos section was updated.

March 6, 2009 – The article on building an Evans power boxcar in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

2008

November 15, 2008 – Photos of Terry Foley’s garden railway were added to the Photos section.

September 13, 2008 – The article on MU connectors for a USA Trains GP-9 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

September 12, 2008 – The article on MU connectors for a USA Trains GP38-2 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

August 4, 2008 – The article on steel through truss bridges in the Structures section was updated.

July 26, 2008 – The article on how to build a power car using a 40 foot, covered gondola in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

July 20, 2008 – The article on Kadee couplers for an Aristo-Craft Dash 9 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

July 8, 2008 –The 2008 Montreal Live Steam Meet was added to the Photos section.

June 16, 2008 – The article on Kadee couplers for an Aristo-Craft GP-40 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

May 21, 2008 – The article on the reconstruction of Lily in the Track Section was updated.

May 21, 2008 – The article on the reconstruction of Spruce in the Track section was updated.

May 21, 2008 – The article on the reconstruction of Ironwood in the Track section was updated.

February 15, 2008 – An article on a wiring fix for the front MU connector on an Aristo-Craft FA-1 was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

December 20, 2007 – The article on turntables in the Track section was updated.

November 27, 2007 – An article on an MU connector for a Bachmann 4-4-0 (American) locomotive was added to the Locomotive Projects section.

October 8, 2007 – The article an MU connector for a USA Trains SD70 in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

September 18, 2007 – The article an MU connector for a USA Trains F-3A in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

September 9, 2007 – The article on an MU connector for a Bachmann 0-4-0 tank locomotive in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

August 22, 2007 – The article on car carrying trays in the Car Projects section was updated.

August 6, 2007 – The article on the reconstruction of Rat Portage in the Track section was updated.

July 24, 2007 – The article on the Craig Leigh Passenger Station in the Structures Section was updated.

July 24, 2007 – The article on the construction of Craig Leigh Post Office in the Structures Section was updated.

July 24, 2007 – The article on the construction of Brunt’s Malting and Milling Company in the Structures Section was updated.

July 24, 2007 – The article on the construction of buildings with JigStones in the Structures Section was updated.

July 24, 2007 – The article on Kadee couplers for an Aristo-Craft Evans boxcar in the Car Projects section was updated.

July 24 2007 – The article on Kadee Couplers for Aristo-Craft boxcars in the Car Projects section was updated.

July 24, 2007 – The article on Kadee couplers for Aristo-Craft tankcars in the Car Projects section was updated.

July 24, 2007 – The article on Kadee couplers for USA Trains, S-4s in the Locomotive Projects section was updated.

June 11, 2007 – The article on the reconstruction of Glen Hammond Junction in the Track section was updated.

February 20, 2007 – The article on Dave McCurdy’s RGS Railway in the Events section was updated.

February 14, 2007 – The photos of the JP and F Scenic Railway of Jim Davis in the Photos section was updated.

2006

April 14, 2006 – An article on the Kemptville Train Show was added to the Events section.

January 13, 2006 – The article on the reconstruction of Bellamy in the Track section was updated.

2005

September 16, 2005 – The article on the construction of Larabie Fuels was added to the Track section.

July 18, 2005 – An article on the 2005 American Invasion of Ottawa was added to the Events section.

July 8, 2005 – The article on the construction of Craig Leigh Yard in the Track section was updated.

June 3, 2005 – An article on Chuck Walter’s Steam-up was added to the Events section.

May 6, 2005 – An article on the 2005 Ottawa Central Railway Open House was added to the Events section.

May 2, 2005 – An article on the 2005 Iroquois Train Show was added to the Events section.