Build this retro railroad

Create a postwar-style layout
RELATED TOPICS: o gauge | postwar
Large layouts are cool, no doubt, but we thought that something smaller that combined postwar trains with modern materials also sounded like fun.

We told Classic Toy Trains Editor Carl Swanson what we were thinking, and he challenged us to actually follow through. Uh-oh.

This special 13-page magazine supplement contains step-by-step instructions for creating a 4 x 8-foot layout. The O gauge plan draws ideas from traditional Lionel displays, complete with illustrations and photos.
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