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Peter's Model Railroading | My Library | Books
52 Micro Layouts You Can Build

 

Edition:

Second

Author:

Carl Arendt

Published:

2002

Pages:

32

Type:

softbound

A collection of 52 very small model railroad designs.

Chapter

Page

Title / Description

3

Introduction
Why build a micro layout?

1

4

Secrets 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.

2

8

"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.

3

10

Micro 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.

4

13

Bookshelf Lines Built for Action

5

17

"Honey, I Shrunk the Timesaver!"

6

19

Roundabouts for Continuous Running

7

24

Industrial Lines - Smallest of the Small

8

26

Lines Mixed with a Dash of Whimsy

9

29

Micro Layouts for Special Purposes