American N Scale - 12 feet x 2.5 feet - Built 1980
was my second N scale layout and my first venture into US Railroading. The
focus of the 12 feet long layout was a six track goods yard. To the left
end of the layout, there was a war memorial, featuring a preserved B-17
Fortress bomber. The tracks at this end of the layout vanished into
At the right end of the layout, near the end of the yard was a petrochemical plant, and beyond that the two main lines past through trees before crossing a river, and then into a canyon. The river also turned up the canyon but came from a waterfall at this point, flowing back in the direction of the goods yard.
Rolling stock was
mainly Bachmann, Atlas and Riverossi, while most buildings were from kits.
Goods Yard with Union Pacific and Santa Fe GP40's
B-17 Fortress Memorial
Petrochemical plant and Goods Yard