July 2021 Trackside Model Railroading Digital Magazine

Dale Kraus and Brian Ferris

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HO Scale

HO Scale

Restarting Operations Post-Covid

In the July 2021 Issue

Modeling Germany on the Sudwest Deutsche Eisenbahn Verein
You will enjoy Dale Kraus' Märklin layout based in 1956. Dale runs both German and Swiss railroads in a freelanced version of southwestern Germany. The HO scale layout includes both standard and narrow gauge lines. You will see a variety of motive power at work.

Ops Photos of the Port Townsend Southern
Photos of Brian Ferris' HO scale proto-freelanced railroad. The Port Townsend Southern was an actual railroad that was based in western Washington. You will see mostly the Northern Pacific in this photo feature.

Restarting Operations Post-Covid
Many modelers have had operations shut down for some time; this article by Greg Wright gives you clear steps to follow to get your layout ready for operations again.

Dale Kraus' and Brian Ferris' HO scale layouts