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Peter's Model Railroading | My Library | Books
Great Model Railroads 1995

 

Author:

various authors

Pages:

98

Type:

softbound

This magazine/book features eight model railroads.

Chapter

Page

Title / Description

1

6

Jack Parker's HO Northern Pacific
Author: Jim Kelly. Jack Parker is the owner of Central Valley Models. The layout is a large yard where all the action takes place. Mostly hidden track gives the illusion of trains going off to distant towns. Layout measures 16' x 56'.

2

18

Shawnee, Kentucky & Western: "Route of Tecumseh"
Author: Anthony E. Knable. This 9' x 11' N-scale layout is set in the Mississippi and Ohio River valleys.

3

30

The time warp
Authors: Tony Koester and W. Allen McClelland. Modeling the Florida Perishable train no. 261 traveling between the two authors' layouts.

4

38

Tuolomne Forks Lumber Co. RR
Author: George Hall. On3 layout by the editor of the Narrow Gauge Gazette. The layout measures 19' x 21'.

5

46

The HO Scale St. Clair Northern
Author: Irv Schultz: 1900's modeling of the Michigan logging industry. A shelf layout in a 16' x 35' space.

6

56

Night on the Docks
Author: David Nicastro. A 5' x 8' HO-scale layout designed to be run in the dark.

7

62

Sweet Times in Sugar Land, Texas
Author: Keith Thompson. Three N-Trak modules modeling this town.

8

68

Argentine & Cripple Creek
Author: Lane Stewart. A very small Nn3-scale layout. It measures 18" by 36" and is super-detailed.

9

72

The Friendly Southern Pacific
Author: Charles Morrill. The 25' x 20' O-scale layout is still under construction. It has a duckunder, but the layout is set at 57" above the floor.

10

76

Guilty As Charged
Author: Lee Vande Visse. The author describes some ideas he had while building his On3 layout to provide the illusion of structure, weight, and mass.

11

80

A Tale of the York Haven Turn
Author: John Klotz. The author describes an operating session in a story format.

12

88

A Jewel of a Gn3 Layout
Author: George Hall. Ron Ritchner's Meadowbrook Lines. The layout is set in the attic of a barn made to look like the interior of an old passenger car.