If you have a limited space for your layout, here’s the answer!
If you have a limited space for your layout, here’s the answer! This completely revised edition of Model Railroading in Small Spaces provides a variety of creative approaches for building compact layouts. It covers how to build seven different layouts encompassing portable, shelf, coffee table, and fold-up styles. Three of the layouts are new, plus the book includes a new chapter on advanced techniques. N and HO scale railroads are modeled, as is one O scale shelf layout.
Introduction The space problem-Fitting scenery and operation into tight areas 1. The Raritan River Railroad An around-the-tree HO layout 2. The Norwest Terminal An HO scale cabinet-top switching layout 3. The Pacific Union Railroad An Ntrak module that doubles as a home layout 4. The Pacific Union Extension A coffee-table N scale layout 5. The Brookeville Division An N scale layout in an end table 6. The Freedonia Transportation Authority An N scale trolley layout on a rolling cart 7. Coal River & Southern An ultra-lightweight sectional O scale layout 8. Compact Work Area A portable work station for tools & supplies 9. Additional space-saving ideas Building folding legs and rolling carts