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Build the 3 x 7 Red Oak layout online extras

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The 2015 N scale Red Oak project layout

Fifty miles west of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR division point of Creston, Iowa, lies the town of Red Oak, the inspiration for Model Railroader’s 2015 project model train layout.

Named for the trees that line the Red Oak Creek, the town came into being with the arrival of the Burlington in 1869. Until 1901 the town was known as Red Oak Junction, since the Burlington’s branch to Lincoln, Neb., began in Red Oak. Even today, the town recalls its history each summer with a Junction Days celebration.

Registered users can click the following links to view the first video and the desktop wallpaper. Model Railroader subscribers can download the track plan. We will also be posting more subscriber-exclusive installments of the Red Oak video journals throughout the series.

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