Photos of a few of my earlier HO layouts

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    This is a photo of the layout I built in my parents attic back in the mid 70s.

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    Here's a look from the other end.

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    In this photo are the traction line and HOn2 1/2 line.
    The loco was an old Bachmann dockside with a narrowed Mantua cab. The cars were scratch-built.

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    This layout I built for X-mas 1988.
    Designed as a base for the X-mas tree, it was only used as such that one year.

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    This is the front half.
    Behind it, standing on it's side is the back half.
    The two halves were held tgether by 4 door hinges.

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    This is the right side.
    The ice house toward the rear was built from scratch with plans from a magazine.

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    This is the rear.
    All the structures for thr engine servicing facility were built from scratch.

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    This is a view of the left front corner.
    This layout served as my primary HO layout until we moved to AZ. 2 years ago. I spent a lot of time adding detail and rearanging things since these photos were taken.
    I salvaged as much as I could when I dismantaled it, then burnt the rest.

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    This layout I bought for $50.
    It needed wired and scenery completed.
    Most of the buildings came from the first layout in this thread.

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    A view from the other side.
    I sold this one for $250 before we moved.
    Those are the only other layouts I have photos of that I am aware of . If I come across photos of any of the others I'll post them.

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