Pictures of my layout

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Papa Bear, Dec 29, 2003.

  1. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    Here are some pictures of my 3 X 6' layout. The benchwork is made of 1X4's framed as bed slats and covered with layers of 3/4" foam insulation. The track is Kato Unitrack.:D

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  2. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    Trucks on Route 66 provide competition for the railroad.

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  3. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    The LARGE grain elevator at the rear of the layout

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  4. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Welcome aboard! Looks like you have a lot going on in 3X6 with a lot of progress made! Keep us up to date on future developments such at that grain elevator scene. :thumb:
  5. hemiadda2d

    hemiadda2d Member

    Great progress!
    Gotta love the BN 'Deuce'!
    What's your track plan look like?
  6. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Papa Bear welcome to the Gauge.Your layout is looking good. Hope you post some more pics though.
  7. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    Welcome to The Gauge, Papa Bear!:) :wave:
    Nice looking layout!
    Could we see some more? :thumb:
  8. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Looking good so far. Keep up the good work and keep posting progress photos.
  9. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    That's coming along nicely, please post more pics as you progress. :cool:
  10. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    Thanks for the encouraging words! :D The layout is a simple oval. There will be a runaround track and a small yard at the grain elevator. There is room for another industry (which I haven't decided upon). I don't have a final track plan yet, but I will post a picture showing the entire layout so you'll get a better idea of how things are set up.
  11. SD90

    SD90 Active Member

    The layout looks good Papa Bear! Keep posting pictures!

  12. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Welcome to the Gauge Papa Bear

    It is amazing how much you have got going in a 3X6 layout.
  13. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    The Undeveloped Corner

    I left room at this corner for another industry. The S-curve is the same radius as the Kato #6 turnout, so it will be easy to add a switch here.

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  14. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    The whole layout

    I stepped back and took a picture of the whole layout. My idea was to have the "scenic" part on the left, a small town in the center (with the grain elevator at the rear), the highway along the front, and another industry on the right. :cool:
  15. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member


    Oops! Forgot to post the picture.

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  16. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member


    Hemi, here's the "deuce" again leading a short freight past the lake. This is the same location as one of my previous photos. I recently painted the lake bottom with acrylics and applied a gloss coat over it. It makes a BIG difference.

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  17. Secret Weapon

    Secret Weapon Member

    The layout looks good,but that micro-machine truck has to go!!!!!:D Mike

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