Category Archives: Layouts

Laying HO Track – Tips and Techniques For A Solid Foundation


If you’ve decided to build a permanent layout, a solid foundation will serve you well. There are many variations on how to build benchwork and what to use for your roadbed. Ultimately you will have to decide on how to … Continue reading

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HO Model Train Layout Guidelines

HO Model Train Layout Guidelines Some basic tips for drawing railroad layouts are offered in this article. These guidelines can be used for any scale layout, I’ve used HO because it’s very popular, and the scale I am most familiar … Continue reading

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