My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Layouts - HO - Small

A 4x13 Layout for Home and Road

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2005-08
Page:
60
Author:
Ken Osborne
Scale:
HO
Description:
This is a sectional layout that can be set up in a garage or transported in a minivan. It can be folded up. Included a detailed diagram showing how the benchwork was constructed.

A Visit to Ken Lawrence's Westchester Northern

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-03
Page:
54
Author:
Ken Lawrence
Scale:
HO
Description:
A J-shaped shelf freelanced layout in an apartment. It features a suburban New York electric commuter line. The layout is very thin, but with the scenery it looks much bigger. A track plan is included.

A Window to Big Vistas

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2005-07
Page:
56
Author:
Flemming Orneholm
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author accomplished big vistas in his relatively small 7'x14' layout set in Western Montana in 1953. He spent two-and-a-half years building this layout with dramatic scenery.

C&O + C&O = C&O

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-01
Page:
54
Author:
Richard Francaviglia
Scale:
HO
Description:
A 4x6 layout modeling Cumberland & Ohio functioning as a bridge route for the Chesapeake & Ohio. It shows what can be done in a small area. Includes a track plan and several close-up photos.

Holland in HO

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1987-09
Page:
66
Author:
Augustus J. Veendaal
Scale:
HO
Description:
A 12'x15' layout built in Holland that features main line track, electrified track, and a steam tram branch. It is set in Holland in 1914.

Kevin Klettke’s Washington Northern

Magazine:
Model Railroad Hobbyist 2010-11/12
Page:
46
Author:
Charlie Comstock
Scale:
HO
Description:
The layout fits in about 12' by 8', and is set in 1995. The Washington Northern is a fictitious line. Includes a track plan of this switching layout. His layout's web site is at http://wnrr.net/.

My HOn3 Rio Grande Lande

Magazine:
Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette 2007-01/02
Page:
20
Author:
Robert Susanka
Scale:
HOn3
Description:
The author describes his 4' by 10' layout as a large diorama. Beautiful scenery set in the 1950s Colorado.

Street Cars in a Coffee Table

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2003-03
Page:
106
Author:
Hans D. Rudolph
Scale:
HO
Description:
Modeling the Pittsburgh area in the 1940s in a 2'3" x 5'2" coffee table in HO! Includes a track plan.

The HO Scale Arizona Southern

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1996-09
Page:
88
Author:
Terry Fearn
Scale:
HO
Description:
This 9' by 9' free-lanced layout is set in 1908 in southeastern Arizona. Includes photos and a trackplan.

The Kanawha Valley RR

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1989-02
Page:
130
Author:
Bill Baumann
Scale:
HO
Description:
Building a small West Virginia-based layout for the son of a friend.

The Southall Division of the Boston & Maine

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2006-07
Page:
48
Author:
Leon Woziak, Mike Tylick
Scale:
HO
Description:
A group of friends worked on this hobby shop layout (Maine Trains, South Chelmsford, MA). Features nice detail and a track plan to keep trains running.

Touring the Lowville & Beaver River RR

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-11
Page:
78
Author:
William C. Schaumburg
Scale:
HO
Description:
This brief article shows off photos of the RMC project layout.

Visiting the Hampshire County R.R.

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-01
Page:
60
Author:
Charles Gartrell
Scale:
HO
Description:
An L-shaped, freelanced layout measuring 5 ft by 12 ft featuring the times of the Great Depression shows that a small layout can still provide lots of fun.

Visiting the Sicamous R.R.

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-05
Page:
48
Author:
John R. Kennedy
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes the history of this L-shaped layout that he built out of two modules, with an added return loop in a closet.

Waterfront at Wiscasset

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-02
Page:
58
Author:
Donald A. Clerke
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes building a 4x8-foot waterfront layout in six months. Only includes photos of the layout.