Inspiration help

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Big Mark, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. Big Mark

    Big Mark Member

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    Hi all, I have posted in this and the layout section, hope you dont mind. I am having real issues designing a N gauge layout, if I give you guys some info could you give me a hand.
    The board size is 74" x 27" and we want to put in the following:-
    1. Farm complex 6 buildings
    2. some field area for farming/animals
    3. a passenger station
    4. Coal depot (small)
    5. Brewery
    6. fiddle yard (pref hidden)
    7. canal (if poss)

    And the layout to look very English and rural
    We are both new at this and are using PECO setrack and we are having real mental block issues.
    The wife also likes "odd" looking layouts rather than loops.
    Hope you can help.
    Cheers
    Mark
  2. coachC

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    I don't think I would be too much help. I am planning to put a lot into a small place also but the part about your wife liking "odd" looking layouts reminded me of this one I saw earlier today at Kato.http://www.katousa.com/unitrack/

    It is a pretty large layout but I hope it gives you some ideas.
  3. Big Mark

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    Hi Coachc, which layout did you see, the link goes to the home page.
    Cheers
    Mark
  4. coachC

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    Sorry. Under N scale track plans...it is the "Richfield and Fond du Lac Railroad"
  5. Big Mark

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    Cheers mate, that is odd!
    Lots of other ideas on there to, thanks a lot
  6. Big Mark

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