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Dave Roeder's Webster Groves & Fenton HO Model Railroad

Dave Roeder’s Webster Groves & Fenton HO Model Railroad

The Webster Groves & Fenton Railroad is a fictional short-line railroad serving as a connection to local industries for the Burlington Northern Railroad in St. Louis County, Missouri. On the WG&F, a switching layout connects the industries of Valley Park, Missouri, via the BN main lin...
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Bob Johnson's Pseudo-Soo Line HO Scale Model Railroad Layout

Bob Johnson’s Pseudo-Soo Line HO Model Railroad Layout

The Pseudo-Soo Line (PSL) is set in north-central Wisconsin in June of 1953. It represents the Third Subdivision of the Gladstone Division of the "Soo." The HO scale PSL is in an approximately 50’x16’ area using an around the wall design with a long center peninsula. The layout uses D...
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Rick & Venita Lake's El Dorado & El Reno HO Model Railroad

Rick & Venita Lake’s El Dorado & El Reno HO Model Railroad

This golden era layout is a free-lanced shortline railroad with heavy Rock Island influence, running northwest from Lillie, Louisiana, to El Reno, Oklahoma, with the modeled portion ending at Howe, Oklahoma. It also serves as a bridge route for the CRI&P Railroad through El Dorado, Ar...
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Litchfield Train Group HO Model Railroad Layout

Litchfield Train Group Large HO Model Railroad

The Litchfield layout depicts the ever-gentle rolling countryside of Illinois from Centralia to Chicago. The main room is set in the 50s and 60s era when steam engines were becoming extinct and the "new" diesel locomotives were gaining in popularity. The smaller room is "Chicago." set...
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Bob Buschart's CB&Q-AT&SF HO Scale Model Railroad

Bob Buschart’s CB&Q-AT&SF HO Scale Model Railroad

Bob Buschart's large 35'x40', 1950s-60s era, multi-deck HO scale model railroad of the CB&Q and AT&SF in Northern Colorado features multi-cab lash-ups and long trains and is designed for operation....
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Brad Joseph's Union Pacific HO Scale Amazing Model Railroad

Brad Joseph’s Union Pacific HO Scale Amazing Model Railroad

You’ll feel like you're in Wyoming when you step into this model of the UP over Sherman Hill from Cheyanne to Laramie. There are also separate C&S and CB&Q routes to Denver. This double deck HO layout features several scenes modeled after specific spots on Sherman Hill. Eras are mixed...
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John Schindler's HO Scale St. Louis Junction Railroad

John Schindler’s HO Scale St. Louis Junction Railroad

The St. Louis Junction Railroad focuses on late 1990s era local and industrial switching, including Granite City Steel, in the metropolitan St. Louis area. Interchange and through traffic between the major railroads rounds out the operations....
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Mike Satke's N Scale Union Pacific Model Railroad

Mike Satke’s N Scale Union Pacific Model Railroad

Mike Satke's N scale 1964-era model of Union Pacific in northern Utah is an "L" shaped layout with a 50-foot mainline run. This beautiful layout features a large scratch-built bridge, many detailed structures and scenes....
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Hank Kraichely’s HO Scale Burlington Route Layout

Hank Kraichely’s HO Scale Burlington Route Layout

Hank's layout depicts the St. Louis to Hannibal portion of the CB&Q Railroad’s northbound main known as the "K" Line in 1963. The Francis branch running from Old Monroe to Francis is also modeled....
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Phil Bonzon’s Buffalo Creek and Gauley Railroad

Phil's goal is to capture the character and surroundings of the ERC&L and BC&G and bring them back alive through his layout. The layout will be a never-ending project and hopefully, a constantly improving one....
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Wabash, Frisco & Pacific Live Steam Railroad Train Picnic 2008

Photo Gallery From The Wabash, Frisco & Pacific Live Steam Railroad Train Picnic

Photos of the September 6, 2008 Gateway Division NMRA - St. Louis Chapter NRHS joint train picnic at the Wabash, Frisco, and Pacific Railroad....
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Quarterly Gateway Division Layout Tour

text and photos by Mike Thomas It’s always fun to see what other modelers are up to, and the best ways of doing that is by going and seeing their layouts. It can be especially eyeopening to visit a layout you’ve never seen before, or one that’s had major improvements made since last y...
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