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Traction and Tramways

Traction and Tramways

The G-Whizz Traction Company is a G-scale micro layout in 2×3 feet (60×90 cm). It is made possible by the tireless work of the Traction Yahoo Group, who discovered by experiment that virtually all...

Logging Lines

Logging Lines

Jack Matson has been modeling U.S. Pacific Northwest logging for nearly 40 years. When he saw the Mower Lumber layout, he realized that a simple addition could double the little layout’s operating fun. His...

Industrial Trams – Page 2

Industrial Trams – Page 2

An Audience-Participation Layout Here’s a layout that’s just a meter long and not only provides audience-pleasing operation, but actually makes your viewers part of the scenery! Graffiti Bros. Construction Co. is an urban construction...

Inglenook Designs

Inglenook Designs

Inch for inch, a switching layout built on a small bookshelf provides more action than perhaps any other form of model railroading. And not surprisingly, the grandaddy of all small, portable layouts was exactly...

End of the Line

End of the Line

Rural “End of the Line” A popular setting for micro layouts is the “end of the branch line” at a small, rural town. A good example is GordonAvis’s Fairweather Branch Line, a U.S. HO...

Dual Gauge Layouts page 2

Dual Gauge Layouts page 2

(Page 2 of 2) Continuing with the theme of “Dual Gauge Without Tears,” the Waterslide Transfer Co. represents one of those busy places where standard- and narrow-gauge lines meet to sort and trade freight,...

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