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The series below feature a complete layout or project, from start to finish.
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Bay Junction

See the editors work in HO scale on this small section of layout: Bay Junction.

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Beer Line

A popular modular layout in HO Scale based on transition-era Milwaukee.

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Back On Track

Gerry Leone tore down his old layout and built a new one in a new house. Follow along as this expert walks your through building his HO scale layout.

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Canadian Canyons

An N scale layout based on Drew Halverson's real life railfan adventures. One of our most technologically advanced layouts yet.

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Eagle Mountain

Videos on how to make a compact HO scale layout with two scenes: one desert, one industrial.

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It's My Railroad

Steve Brown does N scale his way, because, "It's My Railroad."

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Olympia Projects

Narrow gauge railroad modeling is top of mind for this On30 railroad in multiple series.

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Off The Rails Series

Off The Rails

Host Gerry Leone wows and amazes with this large, room filling layout in Minnesota.

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Red Oaks

This N scale layout is more than a 4-by-8-sheet of plywood featuring the U.S. Midwest. But is is still fairly compact.

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State Line

State Line is the N scale version of the HO scale MR&T layout — but built as a modular layout in 2020 to 2022.

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Thin Branch

Thin Branch is the literally thin modular extension for the popular Virginian Railway layout.

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Virginian

Watch as Model Railroader staff create an authentic-looking HO scale modular layout based on the transition-era Virginian Railway.

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Winston Salem

An HO scale display layout meant for tight spaces and switching operation.

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Winter Hill

Watch as Model Railroader staff build a rail-served industry into the HO scale MR&T layout.

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