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Burlington Northern – Omaha Region

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Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching Set in August 1970 around Omaha and western Iowa the Burlington Northern Omaha Region serves as the railroads primary route from Chicago to Denver with an varying circus of paint schemes from the predecessors to newly delivered cascade green equipment. The layout consists of three levels set at 60,… Read more »

Burlington Northern – Marias Pass

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Railroad Details Owner Scale HO, N Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching The Burlington Northern Hi-Line Subdivision mainline through the Rocky Mountains of western Montana is the setting for this mushroom style, multi-deck layout.  This area is known as Marias Pass. Trains will traverse 700 feet of single and double track mainline, with helper engines shoving hard to get the tonnage up… Read more »

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific

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Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching The CMStP&P recreates Milwaukee Road operations on the double track mainline between La Crosse and the  Twin Cities in the early Fall of 1950. Hiawatha passenger trains, time freights and way freights dominate the main line. Major switching operations involve Wabasha Yard, Lake City and Red Wing, Minnesota.

Montana Northland

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Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching This mid-1970s freelance railroad is set in western Montana and central Idaho. Trains climbing the heavy mountain grades require helper service as the MNRR hauls it’s principle commodities, grain, potash and timber products. Connections with the CN, CP, Rio Grande, SP WP and the Milwaukee Road generate large amounts… Read more »

Michigan Central

Randall Page   October 31st, 2010   1 Comment on Michigan Central
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Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching Welcome to the Michigan Central Railroad. The MC was formed in 1846 to provide rail between Detroit and St. Joseph Michigan. In 1867 it became a part of the New York Central System, yet it still operated under the MC name. By the 1950’s it was fully merged into… Read more »

Great Northern Railway Kalispell Division

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Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching This circa 1953 HO, double decked, Great Northern layout represents the 100 miles of the Kalispell Division (Third Subdivision) in Montana. Starting at the East End, Havre (staging) and moving West Bound via East Glacier (Glacier Park), Bison (helper service and cattle resting) Summit (Marias Pass), Essex (helper service),… Read more »

Peoria Western

Dennis Weber   October 31st, 2010   3 Comments on Peoria Western
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Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching This free lance Railroad  is Based in Peoria,ILL in 1968. The P.W. is Double Deck with 325-ft of Main Line, the lower level is located in Peoria, top level runs from  Peoria Heights to  Savanna,ILL. Features of the Layout include a Large Industrial Area { Flats }, Car  Shop… Read more »

Milwaukee Road

Al Lesky   October 31st, 2010   No Comments on Milwaukee Road
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Railroad Details Owner Scale Status Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching

Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching The railroad is set in the mid 1970′s and features one of the Milwaukee’s busiest routes, the Milwaukee Road River division from La Crosse, WI. to St. Paul, MN. Like on it’s namesake, operation includes manifest freights, numerous way freights, patrols, (local switching jobs), and 4 Amtrak passenger trains. The… Read more »

Lake Erie & Southern

Ron Copher   October 31st, 2010   No Comments on Lake Erie & Southern
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Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching Set in mid-1960, the Lake Erie and Southern (LE&S) is a freelance Granger road operating in down-state Illinois. The modeled LE&S Illinois division includes the 1st district between South Anderson Yard to Alton and St.Louis. (550 ft.) also the 3rd district between South Anderson thru Peoria to Spring Grove… Read more »

Dodgeville, Madison & Northern

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Railroad Details Owner Scale HO Status Active Control Forwarding Communication Dispatching The Dodgeville, Madison and Northern Railroad, owned and operated by George Waltershausen in “rural” De Soto is based on the two Illinois Central branch lines that ran from Freeport, Illinois to Dodgeville and Madison, Wisconsin and the dreams of those who promoted these lines. Mostly it follows the route… Read more »