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Red Oak

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.
Build the 3 x 7 Red Oak layout online extras

Build the 3 x 7 Red Oak layout online extras

The 2015 N scale Red Oak project layout Fifty miles west of the Chicago, Burlington...

Red Oak Series: Weathering N scale locomotives

Red Oak Series: Weathering N scale locomotives

    Three colors of paint, an airbrush, and a couple of hours is all...

Red Oak Series: Weathering freight cars

Red Oak Series: Weathering freight cars

Now that scenes on Model Railroader magazine's 3 x 7-foot N scale Red Oak layout...

Red Oak Series: Modeling a farm field

Red Oak Series: Modeling a farm field

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Red Oak Series: Paving roads

Red Oak Series: Paving roads

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Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 6

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 6

The N scale Red Oak model train layout features a backdrop that runs down its...

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 7

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 7

Editor Neil Besougloff and associate editor Cody Grivno go over some of the finishing touches...

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 5

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 5

Model Railroader editor Neil Besougloff continues work on the Red Oak layout's Iowa scenery. He'll...

Red Oak Series: Applying static grass

Red Oak Series: Applying static grass

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Red Oak Series: Installing fascia

Red Oak Series: Installing fascia

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Red Oak Series: Adding ballast

Red Oak Series: Adding ballast

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Red Oak Series: DCC system installation

Red Oak Series: DCC system installation

While a complete Digital Command Control (DCC) system installation might not initially sound like a...

Red Oak Series: Benchwork construction

Red Oak Series: Benchwork construction

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Building the 3 x 7 N scale Red Oak model railroad part 3

Building the 3 x 7 N scale Red Oak model railroad part 3

The foam scenery base has been cut and roadbed and track are well underway in...

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 4

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak N scale model railroad part 4

The Model Railroader staff's N scale Red Oak layout features many interesting structures built from...

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak model railroad episode 2

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak model railroad episode 2

The benchwork is built for the Model Railroader staff's N scale Red Oak project. Next...

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak model railroad

Building the 3 x 7 Red Oak model railroad

Model Railroader magazine's editor Neil Besougloff introduces you to the MR staff's Red Oak project...

Olympia Logging Series: Part 10 – painting trackwork

Olympia Logging Series: Part 10 – painting trackwork

Having trouble viewing this video?   Please visit our Video FAQ page Adding weathering effects...