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Loch Dhu Distillery...

…the other side of the layout:

With only four by two to play with, the operating potential of this Scottish-based distillery themed micro-layout is doubled by dividing it into two scenes – at the cost of narrower scenes. 205 more words


A (small) bit on the side...

Whats this all about then? Well for a while now I’ve had an itch to do something slightly different but still based in Sussex. One thing I’ve been looking into and planning is some 16mm narrow gauge in the garden, but apart from building a few items of rolling stock and knocking up a couple of points the rest is a long way off yet. 383 more words

It´s all about operating...the house of cards

Why do we build model railroads? For operating, aren´t we? Ok..there may be some model railroaders who only like to plan, to build and to regard their own creation. 208 more words

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Save Your Time - Take A Switching Tour

That´s one of the iconic micro layouts: John Allen´s Timesaver. Originally designed as a non-scenic training ground, the Timesaver transformed more and more into a scenic switching layout. 134 more words

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...out of sight - out of mind ...the mystery of sneak-off tracks

Compact bookshelf layouts have one problem in common. If you are not satisfied with a naked switching puzzle, you will need a track leading your trains into the big, wide world. 318 more words

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Heavy Metal at "Schnakenhoern"- a retro-style micro layout

Let´s have a look into the junk box. Wow…a lot of old H0-tracks made of metal and made by the famous german model railroad producer Märklin. 88 more words

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...the unfinished..."The Sioux Falls and Crater Lake RR"

Perhaps you now this: a fulminant start followed by fading and at last building freeze…My SF&CL RR was such a unfinished site. As you can see, it was another inglenook, supplemented by a additional platform track. 10 more words

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