The Turkey Creek Ligthning Slinger is published monthly by the Turkey Creek division in PDF format. PDF files
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The Past Six issues of the Lightning Slinger can be found below. Back Issues of
the Lightning Slinger may be found Here.
The following is an Archive of the 2023 Clinics provided at this year's
Turkey Creek NMRA monthly meetings. Depending on availability, we will provide
the presentation, handouts, and clinic recording.
This will allow you a quick reference to the great material shared during the
You may print the article, just give credit to the author/presenter.
Here are some articles of interest to model railroaders. Some of these are
transcriptions of clinics given at our meetings, some are from past issues of
the newsletter, and some were written for this library. Look at the list below,
and just click on the title to see the article. You may print the article, just
give credit to the author.
Layout Planning by Larry Long, MMR
A transcript taken from a videotape of a meeting clinic, this covers most of the
basics of getting started in building your own empire.
(Larry passed away in 1998.)
Web resources for Electronics by Dave Eisenstein
An article in the November 1999 issue of the division's newsletter. Dave has been surfing the net for
several years now, and has compiled a list of places to go for intermediate and advanced model railroad
electronics. Each link has a description, so you can choose where to look first. Warning: Links have not