Track plans for a 4x8-foot plywood sheet

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Find inspiration for your next model railroad from this collection of track plans. Includes 10 track plans. 5 articles. 16 pages.
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Learn new approaches to the "good, old 4 x 8" layout. Expert track planner Iain Rices gives you two plans for a waterfront railroad, and Bryon Henderson's Houston Terminal shows you a 4 x 8 plan that includes hidden staging. For narrow gauge fans there's an On2½ plan that divides a plywood sheet into two different scenes. In the last article Model Railroader associate editor Steve Otte describes three different ways to cut a plywood sheet to get three very different track plans. (16 pages, 1.6 MB)

Here are the track plans included in this set:

  • 4 x 8 feet on the water by Iain Rice
  • One plan, three options by Linda Sand
  • Houston's Port Terminal Railroad in N scale by Byron Henderson
  • O scale railroading using HO gauge track by Chris Webster
  • Three track plans for one sheet of plywood by Steven Otte
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