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  • January 7, 2011 - posted by Frank Joyce - 17,852 views - 18 comments - 11 likes
    Layout: The Bronx in a Basement By Frank Joyce This is a layout built by Frank Joyce. See Modeling Memories of the Bronx part I & II for a more detailed explanations. The layout is 9’ x 10’ with two tracks on the lower level. 15” cu...
  • January 7, 2011 - posted by Frank Joyce - 6,749 views - 2 comments - 5 likes
    Part II: Modeling Memories of the Bronx By Frank Joyce  This is part II of a two-part series written by Frank Joyce as he builds landmarks and memories from his childhood in New York City. Look for the finished layout. My next project was a 1&rs...
  • January 7, 2011 - posted by Frank Joyce - 8,274 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    Part I: Modeling Memories of the Bronx By Frank Joyce This is part I of a two-part series written by Frank Joyce as he builds landmarks and memories from his childhood in New York City. Look for the finished layout. In my case, it wasn’t a trai...
  • January 5, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 6,895 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    Three coal mining towns are the highlights of this 14x28-foot N scale layout. Here’s a structure-by-structure description of how they were constructed. By Robert Fletcher Photos by Robert Schleicher The N scale Caroletown Connecting Railroad is ...
  • January 4, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 9,534 views - 3 comments - 0 likes
    By Dave and Shirley Rowe Drawings by Dave Rowe Photographs by Brian Monaghan and Barry Norman This HO scale 4x9-foot module is set in England in 1845, but the structures are similar to those all along the eastern seaboard of the United States, includ...
  • December 30, 2010 - posted by Tasha Oates - 10,931 views - 2 comments - 2 likes
    By Stuart Leuthner Photos by Mark Archer You can duplicate this city scene with out-of-the-package and simply modified kits from Design Preservation Models. Take a good look at the arrangement of the buildings. It’s the variation in the angles, p...
  • December 28, 2010 - posted by Tasha Oates - 5,814 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Robert Schleicher Paul Brennecke’s layout is built by following a track plan based on “It’s (Almost) Magic” 9 x 8-foot layout from the original Model Railroading magazine that we have reprinted on pages 42-45 of this issue of...
  • December 23, 2010 - posted by Tasha Oates - 9,783 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    By Pete Moffett, MMR Photos by the author Gary Courtemanche of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, has spent many hours creating his HO scale Blood, Sweat & Tears Railroad. His creation is a freelanced branchline set in a Northeast locale sometime between 1...
  • December 21, 2010 - posted by Tasha Oates - 6,368 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    A Layout you can visit at the NMRA National Convention in Toronto, July 13-20, 2003 By John Brown Model photos by Robert Schleicher John Brown is recreating the steam era on the Chesapeake and Ohio in 20 x 26 feet in HO scale. There's an index of all ...
  • December 15, 2010 - posted by Tasha Oates - 7,639 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Scale model trees and a waist-high layout surface make this garden railway more of a model railroad than most outdoor layouts. By Robert Schleicher This is the outdoor railroad that many model railroaders envision. Gardeners anticipate something that ...