World's Longest Layout

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  1. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Active Member

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    With eight miles of track, it's billed as the world's longest model railroad layout.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29897277/
  2. Colton_modeler

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    The reporter said they have spent $12,000 building the layout. If someone can confirm that wasn't an error, I may have to start ordering all my model rr supplies from Germanysign1

    If I remember correctly from reading about this layout in Model Railroader a few years ago, the price tag is more like $1.2 million.
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    cost

    Seems to me that the article said they ordered another $200,000 worth of parts. Appears to me that the 1.2 million is more accurate.

    Lynn
  4. Ronson2k3

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    Sticker shock for those not in the hobby.. you paid what??? for this. I couldn't buy enough furniture to fill one floor of a warehouse for 12,000 4k would get me maybe 4 rooms.

    Stunning work though. Could take a bit to clean the track though hehe.