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Gateway Central XV HO Scale Switching Model Railroad

Gateway Central XV HO Scale Switching Model Railroad

Our 15th project railroad has a number of differences from our previous model railroad layouts. The other project railroads were given away each year, we plan to keep this one (at least for a few years). The other project railroads had a loop in the plan so the trains could go round a...
Buildings and Structures on the Gateway Central XV Switching Railroad

Buildings and Structures on the Gateway Central XV Switching Railroad

The layout was designed with low height structures in the front corners (and no structures in the front middle) to easily see and reach the tracks, cars and turnouts. Larger background structures were placed at the rear (with the tallest in the middle). Two of the buildings (the back ...
Right Side of the Gateway Central XV HO Scale Switching Model Railroad

Build the Gateway Central XV HO Scale Switching Railroad

This is the "home version" of the Gateway Central XV HO scale switching model railroad. This track plan and parts list guides you on building a home switching layout, or a switching extension for your existing home layout....
Touring with the Gateway Central

Touring with the Gateway Central XIV Project Layout

The GCXIV has been shown at area train shows, including the Great Train Show and the Boeing swap meet, and in a new effort to spread the word about model railroading more widely, it has been displayed at area shopping malls, such as Chesterfield Mall and West County Mall, as well. The...
Riverport Theme HO Small Model Railroad Layout - Gateway Central XII

Riverport Theme HO Small Model Railroad Layout – Gateway Central XII

Looking for a small but unique HO scale model railroad track plan? The Gateway Central XII offers riverport harbor switching and train operation action, while still providing a complete mainline loop for just running trains. This layout features challenging to build kitbashed structur...
Lift Bridge and Grain Elevator on the Riverport Small Model Railroad Layouted

Lift Bridge and Grain Elevator on the Riverport Theme HO Small Model Railroad Layout

Photos of the grain elevator, grain loading conveyor, and kitbashed railroad lift bridge on the riverport harbor themed Gateway Central XII train layout....
Buildings, Tow Boat, and Structures on the Riverport Small Model Railroad Layout

Buildings, Tow Boat, and Structures on the Riverport Theme HO Small Model Railroad Layout

View photos of the riverport layout's tow boat, dock, oil products transfer complex, pickled pepper plant, and other structures....
Robert Steinmeyer Wins Gateway Central XI Layout

Robert Steinmeyer Wins Gateway Central XI Layout

On Sunday, September 26, 2004, Robert Steinmeyer of Worder, Illinois won the raffle for the Gateway Division’s N scale Gateway Central XI project layout. The layout was delivered that afternoon, and Mr. and Mrs Steinmeyer say it’s destined for their grandson, Brendan, now age 3....
Gateway Central XI N Scale Model Railroad Layout

Gateway Central XI N Scale Model Railroad Layout

The latest in a long and illustrious series of project railroads built by the Gateway Division as educational, outreach and fundraising tools is a departure from the previous layouts. It is the first N-scale project railroad built by the division. The size - 30x80 inches - and extreme...
Gateway Central X 4x6-Foot Small HO Scale City Model Railroad Layout

Gateway Central X 4×6-Foot Small HO Scale City Model Railroad Layout

Looking for a small HO scale model railroad track plan? The Gateway Central X offers switching and train operation action, while still providing a complete mainline loop for just running trains in only 4x6 feet. This layout can be easily expanded in two different directions....
Model Buildings on the Gateway Central X HO Scale Project Train Layout

Model Buildings on the Gateway Central X HO Scale Project Train Layout – Part 1

Multiple views of the individual buildings and structures used to create the Gateway Central X small city model railroad....
Model Buildings on the Gateway Central X HO Scale Project Train Layout

Model Buildings on the Gateway Central X HO Scale Project Train Layout – Part 2

Multiple views of the individual buildings and structures used to create the Gateway Central X small city model railroad....