cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Nov 29 14:52:24 CST 2014
> Anyone remember Lionel trains?
Still around! Now, in addition to their usual offerings, they have very
expensive "collectible" higher detail models.
Neil Young bought a big hunk of the company, and also created "Lion-Tech"
which is involved with fancier control systems, realistic sound effects,
etc. (they used to (15 years ago) sublet a chunk of my office space for
their testing layout!)
> The power packs were AC (not DC as in HO) and there was an impulse relay
> for reversing called an "E-Unit":
On Sat, 29 Nov 2014, tony duell wrote:
> The old O gauge Hornby trains (old meaning 1930s) were also AC.
Lionel WAS O gauge.
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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