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Current Layout by Alex Zelkin

Layout Name:

"Degulbeef & Cradding"

Layout Status:

active

Track Type:

Sn3

Layout Space:

12.5' x 19'

Layout Style:

Around-the-room

Era:

1920s

Setting:

Pacific Northwest (U.S., Canada)

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The roundhouse is always a hub of activity.


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This turntable on the layout is very nice scene, but apparently Alex reports that it is not quite working, and it is very hard to reach due to the deep scene.


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The sawmill at night.


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Alex made the parts for the sawmill from plans found in the November 1961 Model Railroader magazine article, some of which were made out of brass. He states that constructing these details spanned about an 11 year period.


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Hauling some serious-sized logs!


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Crossing Pelletier Lake at Rapinett Falls (bridge and locomotive are scratchbuilt; the freight cars are P-B-L)


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This view was taken from under the ore tipple.


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The crew is taking a break, doing some sightseeing.


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