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Build a 5 x 8 harbor railroad online extras

Check out all the extras to get the complete Rice Harbor experience
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The HO scale Rice Harbor

Welcome to Rice Harbor, Model Railroader’s new staff-built project railroad. In this and subsequent issues, we’ll show you how we built this 5 x 8 layout – from the wheels at the bottom of its legs to the top of the illuminated lighthouse.

Rice Harbor is an HO model of a fictional South Carolina seashore town in the 1930s. It’s served by the freelanced Seaboard Shore Line RR, a short line that in our version of history had picked up some name redundancy from mergers in the late 1800s.

Registered users can click the following links to view the first video and the desktop wallpaper. Model Railroader subscribers can download the track plan and watch the multi-part video series on building the layout from start to finish.

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