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Posted in Layout Designs by Rob Chant. (Last activity on Thursday, March 03, 2022 at 22:18:11 AST.)

N SCALE: West Coast Pulp Company

The modern-day N-scale layout depicting the West Coast Pulp Company was designed for a client to fit on two 2-foot by 4½-foot modules. The layout is proto-freelance and based on western Canada coastal pulp mills with incoming traffic being introduced by a rail barge. My client wanted a pulp and paper mill, a general office building, and other associated structures. He also wanted a small engine maintenance facility. He also wanted to be able to connect these modules to other future modules. I was able to use Walther's paper mill structures for most of the buildings, since I had mocked them up for another layout.

Track Plan:

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Overall 3D Renderings:

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Close-Up 3D Renderings:

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TAGS: Staging Options: Car Float, Layout Size: Compact Layouts, Theme: Industrial Railway, Theme: Single Industry, Canada (Provinces): British Columbia, Types of Industries: Pulp and Paper Mills


User Comments:

Posted by Scott on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 2:31:32 PM.

Thanks for this sophisticated plan. I'm not smart enough to develop something like this, so your contribution has this fan giving applause. I am developing a layout into which this plan will be integrated. When I get some photos of the modeling, I will post them. I am a scratch builder and kit basher. I will use McCabe pulp mill by BTS and WILEY & SON PAPER MILL COMPLEX by Carolina Craftsman Kits plus some custom builds. Thanks again. You have helped me immensely. I have bookmarked your blog and will be following.


Posted by Rob Chant on Thursday, March 03, 2022 at 10:18:11 PM.

Hi Scott ... thanks for the kind words ... and I am glad my blog helped you. Good luck with the project. Take care, Rob.


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