Model Railroad Planning 2022


In this Issue

Expanding the USMRR Aquia Line

An O scale masterwork depicting the Civil War era

CP Rail in Vermont

Modeling the prototype with acceptable ­compromises

Rebirth of the Gorre & Daphetid

A full-size tribute to John Allen’s masterpiece

Modeling a compact engine ­terminal and yard

CGW’s Rochester, Minn., facility is an ideal ­candidate

The Durango & Silverton has a new home

An On3 masterpiece is moved and put back to work

From large scale to an N scale switching layout

Bigger isn’t always better



Modeling a Mountain State coal hauler
C&O and NYC’s jointly owned Nicholas, Fayette & Greenbrier

From demolition to discovery
Modeling an unknown part of a known ­prototype

The “accidental” mushroom layout
The rewards were well worth the extra effort

Virginia & Truckee in the transition era
A proto-freelanced HO track plan

A compact storage for rolling stock
A storage cart keeps cars organized and accessible

Exploring the potential of S scale
It may literally be a sight for sore eyes