A month after moving in to our new house, I’ve set up my G-scale model trains on a massive layout in the back yard. I run the White Pass Railway diesel freight train and the Santa Fe Super Chief on a gigantic loop of track around the yard. Just to do that one loop required thousands of dollars of track!
I use a DCC power supply and control system for the trains, and can operate it all from a tablet or cell phone. The speed of each train can be adjusted independently of the others, and from the tablet I can also operate the horn (or whistle) on each locomotive.
If you’d like to buy one of those White Pass steam locomotives, they’re available at
The orange re-railer tool that is shown at the one minute point in the video is available at
The version of the Santa Fe Super Chief that is shown in this video is an old model that is no longer available. The new version is available at
Some of the video clips in this model train video were shot with a Canon EOS DSLR, others were shot with a GoPro, and the aerial shots were done using a DJI Mavic Mini drone.
Most of the trains and tracks that you see in the video were purchased from www.trainworld.com
At the very end of the video there’s a shot of Emily from Thomas & Friends running on the layout. You’ll see more of her and other Thomas and Friends trains in my next model train video… to be uploaded to YouTube about a week or two after this one.
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