My Library - Railroading Books - Great Model Railroads 2001

Author: various authors

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co.

Published: 2001

Pages: 98

ChapterPageTitle / Description
8The HO Davis Junction Ry.
This 25 x 35 HO-scale layout manages to hold three railroads, with interesting grade crossings. David Davis' layout features some really nice scenery, yielding very nice photographs.
18Essential Artistry on the Cumberland Valley
This article features the famous N-scale layout by Bill and Wayne Reid. The layout measures 22 x 40 feet, and models the PRR and the WM.
26The Green Mountain Division of the Boston & Maine
This 12 by 20-foot HO-scale layout by Don Janes is shaped like a large oval, with some interesting grade crossings between the three railroads modeled.
36Denver Rio Grande & Southern
Roger Russell's Sn3 layout is a simple oval with a roundhouse peninsula in the model of this 11 x 14 feet room, but the scenery is stunning.
46Bob Rivard's Soo Line
This HO-scale layout measures 27 by 30 feet and has three levels of fairly thin layout space, around the room as well as throughout it. This makes for interesting railroading, but it does have a good number of duck-unders.
54Rio Verde & Western
This Nn3 layout features narrow gauge railroading set in at the turn of last century in Colorado. It has a lot of nice scenery and a lot of railroading in its 10 x 15 space.
6020 Years of the New Haven
John Pryke describes his well-known layout and how it has satisfied him all these years. His HO-scale layout fits in a 20 by 30-foot space with an added switching area, which he felt the original plan lacked. You can see a video of his layout on YouTube.
68Bill Hewitt's O Scale Union Pacific & Santa Fe
Bill models the modern-day world in his 23 by 40-foot layout set in California.
74The N Scale Norfolk Southern
Robert Martin's 10 by 50-foot layout is in a dedicated building, which provides long stretches of mainline running. The layout is set in the modern-day time of the eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania area.
82The Midwest Valley Modelers' HO Layout
Ken Patterson describes the club's modular layout and their style of working on it. A common theme binds all the modules together. It measures about 9 feet by 32 feet when all set up.