One of the regulars on MyLargeScale.com that is always ready and willing to jump in with helpful advice is Greg Elmassian.
Greg has a Web site that is chock full of helpful information on Large Scale trains in the form of a large collection of articles that Greg has written about the hobby.
As of this writing, here is the list of articles you’ll find on Greg’s site:
Planning & Design
Layout Progress & Dev.
Motive power mods & tips
Rolling Stock Mods/Tips
Power / Electronics / Remote Control
Track & Switches
Wheels & Trucks
Ted Doskaris’ Vignettes
Bridges & Trestles
Santa Fe Prototype Info.
Scenery & Buildings
Misc. Train Stuff
New product “watch” list
N Scale For Sale
G Scale For Sale
The Beginner’s FAQ is highly recommended especially if you are new to G Gauge trains. Greg is very knowledgeable about the different manufactures and has many recommendations. A few of the articles are just placeholders at the present time but others are full feature length pieces and Greg provides pictures and videos where available to illustrate his articles.
You’ll want to bookmark Greg’s site, that’s for sure. –TJ
(Originally posted 8/12/2011, revised 7/12/2013)