Old critter abandoned on one of the old industrial sidings.
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Small Layout Ideas – The Palmyra and Jacksonburgh Railroad

The area of Michigan that I live in has a colorful history when it comes to railroads. Every major eastern carrier at one time crossed…

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Passenger Car
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Brewery Tramway

Back in the article Small Layout Inspirations we took a short look at the Guinness Brewery Tramway. That article mentioned that the brewery had a spiral tunnel…

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Small Layout Inspirations

Looking around the web for unique prototype railways to model, these have caught my eye. I think many would make an interesting small layout. Peat…

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Car Floats and Ferries

Car floats and Ferries present unique visual and operating interest in model railroads. I am always captivated by any design where a port or water-railroad…

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Small Layout Ideas – Delta OH

I found this while on one of my bicycle rides. Out 50 miles and then 50 back for what is called a century. This is…

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Mound City Map
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Mound City 1862 – Overview

Mound City 1862 is a display layout I am building that is intended to travel and be shown much like is done in the UK…

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Iron Range and Huron Bay 4-8-0
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Peshekee River Railroad – HO Shelf Layout Design

My larger model railroad project centers on a freelance railroad that traverses northern Michigan from Champion to Arvin on Huron Bay. Although the overall layout…

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