My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Layouts - N - Large

A Developing Basement Empire

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2006-09
Page:
56
Author:
Paul J. Dolkos
Scale:
N
Description:
Monroe Stewart's Hooch Junction was covered in an Allen Keller video several years ago. Now it is covered in print. This large layout offers plenty of action.

Four Corners and Five Lakes

Magazine:
All Scale Rails 2016-01/02
Page:
25
Author:
John Tindall
Scale:
N
Description:
The author describes the freelanced layout set in the Four Corners region which he operates with his two sons. It is a large L-shaped layout with hidden returns loops in the staging area, and a hidden helix to allow for two-level running.

Hollywood Goes N Scale

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1990-09
Author:
Robert Smaus
Scale:
N
Description:
A very large scene built specifically for a key scene in the "Flight of the Intruder" movie.

Milwaukee-N-Southeastern

Magazine:
All Scale Rails 2015-11/12
Page:
16
Author:
Bonnie Domrois
Scale:
N
Description:
The Milwaukee-N-Southeastern (MNSE) N-scale layout resides in the basement of a building located in Cudahy, Wisconsin. The article includes many photos, and a rough trackplan of the layout (with photo locations identified).

Out of the Rubble

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1999-11
Page:
70
Author:
Bill Pearce
Scale:
N
Description:
This 20 by 22 foot layout is set in 1950 following the Raton Pass of the Santa Fe's New Mexico Division. It has just under 300 feet of mainline running. The layout was started after the owner couldn't one turnout to work on his previous layout. He wound up tearing it all out and starting over again.

Rob Carey's Colorado & Southwestern

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1987-12
Page:
112
Author:
Bob Flegal
Scale:
N
Description:
This 13' by 16' basement layout features a lot of scenery and long trains. Under the layout, Rob built his children's O-scale Lionel layout.

The Belmont Shore Railroad Club

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-03
Page:
58
Author:
Bob Hegge
Scale:
N
Description:
This is a 20' x 30' club layout features large, tall mountain scenery and 200-car trains.

The Cumberland Valley System

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1981-08
Page:
54
Author:
Dave Hadely
Scale:
N
Description:
The Reid brothers' famous N-scale layout is documented in this article. This would be a proto-freelanced layout in today's terms, mixing several railroads including the PRR. The article includes many layout photos, and a track plan.

The Expanded Cumberland Valley System

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1990-07
Page:
60
Author:
Andy Sperandeo
Scale:
N
Description:
After introducing the Reid brothers' layout, the author describes the layout's track plan, how the various railroads modeled are integrated, how the brothers tune the performance of their equipment and their track, and how trains are operated on the layout. The article includes lots of photos, a track plan, and a train-sequence diagram.

The N Scale Cumberland Valley System

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2008-01
Page:
79
Author:
Andy Sperandeo
Scale:
N
Description:
Andy visits this landmark N-scale layout with updated photos and a brief overview of the layout (first covered in the August 1981 issue).