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View an interview with Gilbert Freitag (Gil's son) at the layout.

September 2021 Video

You will love Gil Freitag's impressive HO scale railroad, which is a freelanced layout based in Colorado and Utah in about 1956. The Stony Creek & Western layout has been in regular operation since the 1960s and has undergone many expansions and improvements in that time. In the magazine, you'll learn the story of the railroad (which is a subsidiary of the Santa Fe) and you'll enjoy seeing the expansive, mountainous scenes that Gil built for the SC&W. This feature includes an interview with Gil and Virginia Freitag's so Gilbert; model railroading is a family affair for the Freitags.