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Character, not caricature, in N scale

Read this N scale column from the March 2013 Model Railroader
Character not caricature in N scale
This bridge on Jim’s Tehachapi layout now has a second set of handrails. The first was closer to scale size, but too delicate.
A few years ago I rode the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge RR. It was, in a few words, spectacular, beautiful, gorgeous, awesome, and any other superlative you can think of. The steam locomotives and most of the equipment are the real thing and served the line when it was the Silverton branch of the Denver & Rio Grande 3-foot gauge lines.

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5 compact track plans

5 compact track plans

Pack lots of fun into a small space.

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