Bob Hughes presents his collection of small, portable layouts in an amazing variety of scales and styles.
Crowsnest Tramway Co.
Roy C. Link details the various versions of his marvelous little tramway layout through the years in various scales. Illustrated, with construction information.
Groupe d’Etude du Modélisme ferroviaire à voie Métrique et Etroite is a leading group for model railroad micro layouts. Their annual exhibition, Expométrique, is the world’s premiere showcase for micro layouts, mostly European.
Mark Stutz has a nice collection of small Swiss and German layouts in N and HO scales.
Ian Holmes describes his micro layouts (mostly Gn15 and Gnine) and adds prototype photos and the fanciful Journal of Layout Imaginings. Great stuff!
Japanese Micro Layouts
Yoji Tabuchi has created fascinating small displays in N, HOe, and O-16.5 scales, including a human-powered railway!
Jeff Hartmann is chronicling his collection of small layouts, including several clever micros.
Karat Creek Model Design
Nobuo Koizumi’s website features his On30 and HOn30 modeling, and shows off his excellent 24″x33″ On30 micro layout, including the full English text of his book, O-scale Industrial Narrow Gauge Modeling.
Brian Wilson maintains an inspiring photo gallery showing many of his micro layouts (and some wild PhotoShop efforts!).
Urban Fredriksson’s blog puts together a bunch of modeling ideas, including some basic but apt thoughts on small layout design.
Model Trains International
This magazine’s web site features a “Track Plan Archive” with a variety of ingenious micro-to-small track plans for both British and American style railroads.
Akihiro Morohoshi has created a series of beguiling micro layouts in On30, HOn30, and N scales.
A design for Martin Fischer’s personal HOn30 micro layout, 30″x18″ (75×45 cm), and plans for other small HO narrow-gauge designs.
Otto Schouwstra’s site showcases his well-known elegant exhibition layouts, along with his amazing mechanisms and sound systems.