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Rochelle Intermodal N Scale Intermodal & Switching Layout

Rochelle Intermodal

Welcome to the Rochelle Intermodal website, showcasing my N scale layout. This layout is loosely based on Rochelle, Illinois, and has an intermodal facility (based on Global III) and industrial switching areas (based on Caron Road, Rochelle, IL.). This website follows the progress of the construction of my Rochelle Intermodal N scale layout, with photos and videos.

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Using Android Tablets for Model Railroad Operations Part 1

November 9th, 2017

I have just uploaded a new video to my YouTube channel:

This is Part 1 of a demonstration of the Android tablets I use for operating my Rochelle Intermodal layout using JMRI and Railroad & Co.

In this video I show you how I have installed tablet holders around the layout, along with Digitrax UP5 panels and throttle holders.

In Part 2 I will be showing you how I operate JMRI and Railroad & Co panels on my tablets.

Android / iPad Tablet holders shown in the video:

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/2ykpCgR

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/2jeEgUd

Amazon Fire Android Tablets:

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N scale Kato ES44AC’s BNSF 5785 & 5751 with Loksound V4

October 22nd, 2017

Short video showing my N scale Kato ES44AC’s, with Loksound v4 sound decoders installed, running round my layout, Rochelle Intermodal, demonstrating the incredible sound from these decoders.

Decoder installation done by:
Brakeman17 Custom Models

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Soundtraxx Soundcar installation

October 15th, 2017

Here is a short video of my installation of a Soundtraxx Soundcar decoder in my N scale ExactRail TRINCool reefer.


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