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European Train Enthusiasts Great Lakes Chapter

Great Lakes Chapter of ETE Modular Layout

Catcott Burtle Close-up

Catcott Burtle in close up - join Chris Nevard as we explore the finer detail of this slice of the former Somerset & Dorset line modelled in OO gauge that used to run across the Somerset Levels. Everyone's favourite pedant Cyril Magwanglewurzel gives his thoughts at the end of the video - we all know and love a Cyril!

Trains.com Layout Visit: Ted Pamperin’s C&O Hinton Division in HO scale

Layout builder Ted Pamperin hosts an exclusive video tour of his HO scale (1:87) layout capturing Chesapeake & Ohio Railway’s steam and diesel-powered Appalachian operations during the early days of winter in 1951. Even in this unique scenery motif, you’ll find Ted’s depiction of West Virginia’s New River Gorge is quite impressive.

Richmond Area N-Trak

Tour of the Blue Ridge & Western Railroad

Milwaukee-N-Southeastern Model Railroad Club

Milwaukee-N-Southeastern layout

Onondaga Cutoff

A walking tour of the Onondaga Cutoff with Dave Abeles

MRVP Layout Visit: Ray and Renee Grosser's Nostalgia Trip Outdoor Railway

You won't find the Grosser's railway in a basement. Instead, they've built a 7½" gauge ride-on railroad empire on their rolling property in Southern Kentucky. In this MRVP Exclusive Layout Visit, you'll get to explore a battery-powered locomotive, 200-pound freight cars equipped with working air brakes, and the hand-laid main line that demands just as much year-round maintenance as a real railroad!

Free-moN Model Railroading

The combined Free-moN layout at the 2019 National Train show consisted of 175 modules and 19.5 scale miles of mainline track 10 groups participated hailing from 8 states: California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nebraska, Minnesota and Delaware

Gregory Christian

G&B Railroad

MRVP Layout Visit: Drew's Side Track Adventures on Eric Brooman's Utah Belt

On a recent Trackside Adventure to St. Louis, Mo., MRVP's Drew Halverson took a short side trip to visit modeler Eric Brooman and his renowned Utah Belt HO scale layout. As captured in the December 2018 issue of Model Railroader magazine, Eric strives to keep the UB current and updates his motive power and operations accordingly. Following Eric's lead, Drew and his crew chased and paced the Utah Belt as though it were the real thing!

Central Ohio NTrak

Central Ohio NTrak Modular Layout

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Onondaga Cutoff

A walking tour of the Onondaga Cutoff with Dave Abeles