Archive for the ‘Layout Design’ Category

Layout Design: 5×9 HO

Posted on November 10th, 2011, by Mike

This is a slight revision to a layout plan posted in a forum, for a 5′ x 9′ HO layout. It suggests reconfiguring the yard in order to gain a useable engine house spur in one corner, along with slightly longer yard tracks.

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Module Design

Posted on June 7th, 2010, by Mike

My N-Trak module was designed initially as an exercise to see just how much could be made to happen within the standard 24″ by 48″ dimensions of a regular module, and adhering to all the N-Trak standards for curvature, tangents, etc. I came up with a design that actually worked pretty well to tell one more piece of the WP&P story, which is its interchange with the Norfolk & Western’s Shenandoah Valley main line.

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The Track Plan

Posted on April 19th, 2010, by Mike

This is the current working version of the track plan for my N-scale layout. Each of the towns will be explained in a little more detail in forthcoming posts; this is just intended to give the broad overview.

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