Great Model Railroads 2021


In this Issue

Take 4 for the Bona Vista

A new basement means another version of Gerry Leone’s freelanced railroad

Country modeling moves to the big city

A change in themes presents new modeling opportunities

Big timber, big fun

A tale of expansion, revision, and future dreams for an On30 logging layout

Lessons learned on the BR&A

Completing construction allows a shift in focus to operation, as well as a chance to reconsider some choices

Worth the wait

This 27 x 35-foot S scale layout re-creates the Cheaspeake & Ohio’s Alleghany Subdivision in 1952

The power of the project

How an MR project layout turned an armchair hobbyist into a modeler

The great outdoors

This large scale Western Maryland model railroad serves towns and industries both inside and out

Narrow gauge on the Eastern Shore

The On30 Accomack & Norfolk takes over rail service on the lower Delmarva Peninsula

The ever-changing Piedmont Southern

A revision here, a modification there, and presto – a very different railroad


Expanding the view