Learn about John Allen’s famous switching puzzle
The Wizard of Monterey invented the switching game to occupy operators between sessions at his Gorre & Daphetid RR. This PDF package includes the original Timesaver article written by John Allen in November 1972, and other articles about playing the game and incorporating it into a model railroad.
Learn more about the Gorre & Daphetid
Built by celebrated modeler John Allen, the G-D Line was a railroad decades ahead of its time. Along with an overview of the layout, you’ll learn about how John planned the model railroad for realistic operations including his tab system for car forwarding.