First New Haven layout: Lower Level

Lower Level This level exists only in my imagination at the moment but I am buying up kits etc for the lower level. Watch this space as work continues (but not too quickly!).

My first New Haven layout

The layout is in a 12′ square room (with inconvenient chimney breast jutting out) and was started nearly 5 years ago. I started with two layers. The upper was to be US outline and the lower UK outline. Over the years I have given up on the UK and gone wholly American. My layout was …

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On30 Circular Logging Layout

The 2008 NMRA British Region convention had a mini layout competition. The only rules (after much debate) were that it had to be less than 8 square feet with a maximum dimension of 4 foot. I worked out that I could fit a 3 foot diameter circle in this space and drew out a full …

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O scale Gas Station diorama

A couple of years ago John Hughes gave me 3 plaster walls to play with. I had never built a plaster structure or a diorama and at the same time the Internet-based Railroad Line Forums were doing a gas station challenge. There was no way I would finish in time so I decided to build …

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