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Posted in Layout Designs by Rob Chant. (Last activity on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 5:25:00 ADT.)

N SCALE: Wisconsin & Southern RR

This modern-day Wisconsin & Southern RR layout was done in N-scale for member of the Micro/Small Model RR Layout group. I had an area up to 2'x8' to work with, and that is a lot of territory in N-sale. I decided to go with a rounded front fascia just to be a bit different. The member wanted the switching layout to be based on a small town setting in southern Wisconsin. I might have went a little overboard with the size of the town depicted, but I wanted to include enough car spots to make operations interesting. Per the member's wishes, I included a small grain elevator and some other farming related industries, along with a few other medium-sized customers. The transload area and team track would see a quite a variety of railcar types. I also include "Main Street USA" to hint of the downtown area around the station. I think this has a nice feel to it, without overpowering the space.

Track Plan:

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TAGS: Layout Size: Compact Layouts, Theme: Regional / Short Line Railway, Theme: Single Station / Town, USA (States): Wisconsin, American Railways: Wisconsin & Southern RR

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