The Virtual Gilpin
Railroad Model Craftsman 2005-08
Using software to create a complete layout in whatever scale you desire on your computer. The article has many screenshots, describes the software the author used, and has some prototype photos of the real Gilpin Tramway. (related web page)
The Virtual Gilpin Part II
Railroad Model Craftsman 2005-09
In this installment of the series on how to build a virtual model railroad the author dives more into how to create this world. Includes a side bar on the Gilpin Tram wreck of 1897.