Petrarca, Bruce


Bruce writes the popular DCC-Impulses column in Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine.

Clinics Presented:

Getting started in DCC


Bruce will discuss the transition from a DC layout to running DCC. Emphasis will be on keeping things simple for the newbie, instead of exploring lots of exotic but rare needs. Discussion will include: system selection, wiring, locomotive selection, etc., with an eye toward the future.

Day Time Room
Friday, Aug 28 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Mt. Hood
Saturday, Aug 29 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Mt. Saint Helens

Slow orders - Dangerous track ahead

Based on our well received article in Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine (Dec 2012), this clinic will look at preparation for future catastrophes (death, fire, flood, etc.). What you do now may impact you or your family for decades. Don't miss this lively discussion.

Day Time Room
Saturday, Aug 29 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Weidler