Narrow Gauge North

2019

Oro Grande Railroad

An Sn3 American layout by William Loyd
Scale 1:64
Gauge 14.2mm
Size 4" x 3.5"

The layout depicts the end of a short branch on the Oro Grande Railroad, set in the United States of America. The reason behind the layout was the purchase of an “American Hoist & Derrick Ditcher” from Backwoods Miniatures, and to show this working in a quarry. The layout also features a small engine shed with ash pit and office.

The layout has hand built track and points at a track gauge of 14.2mm, with a selection of kit-built locomotives and rolling stock.

The buildings are all of wood construction, form either Banta Modelworks, or Western Scale Models, the ground cover is by Green Scenes, Heki and Woodland Scenics.