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Mike's Train House, Inc. Patents
Assignee:
Mike's Train House, Inc.
Address:
Columbia, MD
No. of patents:
10
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8262034 Control, sound, and operating system for model trains September 11, 2012
A model train system including a track interface unit for bi-directional communication with one or more trains; and a communication circuit installed in the one or more trains that communicates with the track interface unit in a bi-directional manner, the communication circuit commun
7694834 Electro-mechanical coupler for use with model trains April 13, 2010
A coupler for use with model trains. The coupler includes a body member; a knuckle pivotally mounted on the body member, where the knuckle is in either an open state or a closed state; a locking pin disposed on the body member, where the locking pin is operable for maintaining the kn
7210656 Control, sound, and operating system for model trains May 1, 2007
A model train operating, sound and control system that provides a user with increased operating realism. A novel remote control communication capability between the user and the model trains. This feature is accomplished by using a handheld remote control on which various commands ma
6662917 2 rail to 3 rail conversion apparatus for use in model trains December 16, 2003
A model train capable of operating on either a two rail system or a three rail system, the model train including: an electrical device having a first power terminal and a second power terminal; a first wheel assembly for engaging a first rail; a second wheel assembly for engaging a secon
6655640 Control, sound, and operating system for model trains December 2, 2003
A model train operating, sound and control system that provides a user with increased operating realism. A novel remote control communication capability between the user and the model trains. This feature is accomplished by using a handheld remote control on which various commands ma
6619594 Control, sound, and operating system for model trains September 16, 2003
A model train operating, sound and control system that provides a user with increased operating realism. A novel remote control communication capability between the user and the model trains. This feature is accomplished by using a handheld remote control on which various commands ma
6604641 Low-power electrically operated coupler August 12, 2003
An electrically operated coupler includes a knuckle movable between an open position and a closed position, a plunger mechanically couplable to the knuckle, and a solenoid having a central hollow portion for receiving at least a portion of the plunger, at least a portion of the solenoid
6491263 Power supply unit and rail switching mechanism for model track layouts December 10, 2002
A distinct power terminal that is independently releasably fitted within a support member of the model track layout. The power terminal is coupled to an external power source through lead wires. The power terminal includes "cave-in" parts at opposing ends of the power terminal which are
6457681 Control, sound, and operating system for model trains October 1, 2002
A model train operating, sound and control system provides a user with increased operating realism. A novel remote control communication capability between the user and the model trains includes a handheld remote control on which various commands may be entered, and a Track Interface
6019289 Modular track segment for model railroad track and electrical accessory therefor February 1, 2000
A modular track segment for a model railroad track includes a plurality of conductive strip members secured to the lower surface of the segment and in electrical connection with respective rails on the upper surface of the track segment. Respective forward portions of the conductive stri

 
 
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