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Lionel Garing’s O Scale Industrial Layout

This month we are taking a look at an industrial layout created by Lionel Garing of Strasbourg, France. Lionel has designed and constructed a highly…

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Christmas Layout 2018

Each Holiday Season I like to look for a Christmas Layout to feature on Small Model Railroads. This year we are going to take a…

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2018 Mini-Bunch Fall Meet

On September 29th-30th 2018, I attended the Fall Mini-Bunch Meet. For those who may not know, the Mini-Bunch is a small group of Narrow Gauge…

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Lou Angelucci’s Christmas N Scale Layout

Christmas is coming soon! Time to get those small Christmas layouts out and start prepping them for the holiday season! Lou Angelucci was kind enough…

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Doug Tagsold’s Colorado & Southern

Although this blog is mostly about small layouts, this week I am sharing my experience with operations on Doug Tagsold’s Colorado & Southern layout. Doug’s…

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Jim Sacco’s City Classics Display Layout

Many suppliers of Model Railroad materials build display layouts to show how their products will look/work on a layout. Many times these layouts are not…

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Small Layout Meet 2017

The 2017 Small Layout Meet was a success once again. It seems each year it grows a little more. This years venue moved to the…

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Layout by Matt Ruzicka
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Small Layout Meet 2017

The Small Layout Meet is Back! June 10, 2017, 10AM – 4PM Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, INC 12505 C.R. 99 Findlay, OH 45840 Same people,…

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Room layout drawn is SketchUp
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PESHEKEE RIVER RAILROAD II – Learning from mistakes

Sometimes you just have to learn the hard way. My original Peshekee River Railroad design located  the layout in my basement workshop. Now I do…

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A Trip to Trainfest

2015 marked the first time I had ever been to Trainfest in Milwaukee Wisconsin. I took the family and we had a very good time…

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