My Library - Railroading Books - 52 Micro Layouts You Can Build

Edition: Second

Author: Carl Arendt

Published: 2002

Pages: 32

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A collection of 52 very small model railroad designs.

ChapterPageTitle / Description
Why build a micro layout?
14Secrets of Designing Micro Layouts
The author shows how he designed a 9"x48" HO-scale layout based on the scenic Cass, West Virginia for a logging line that uses a Shay locomotive.
28"Pointless" Layouts that Make a Point
Layouts that do not use turnouts ("points" in British English). Introduces the author 's One Squary Foot Gn15 layout, including the design diagram.
310Micro Layouts Based on Real Places
Erick, Oklahoma; Attersee, Austria; Pentewan Harbor, Cornwall, England; Duffield Bank Railway (1890); Pier Tramway; Mt. Albert Tramway (New Zealand). Shows how the author started work on his One Squary Foot Gn15 layout.
413Bookshelf Lines Built for Action
517"Honey, I Shrunk the Timesaver!"
619Roundabouts for Continuous Running
724Industrial Lines - Smallest of the Small
826Lines Mixed with a Dash of Whimsy
929Micro Layouts for Special Purposes