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Model Railroad Themes : Shortline Railroads

Model railroads based on Shortline railroads

There are 15 links in this category

Balboa Granada & Eastern Railroad Open link in new window
Balboa Granada & Eastern Railroad, an operations-oriented DCC-controlled freelance prototype HO model railroad located in Brookfield, New Hampshire.

The fictitious Balboa Granada & Eastern (BG&E) handles coal, mixed freight, and passenger traffic primarily using steam locomotives. An interchange yard at Franklin Junction serves as a connection to the Boston & Maine, and a division yard at Brunswick is a main service and classification facility for BG&E. Through freight and passenger trains operate over the BG&E, while freight and mixed trains operate along the BG&E corridor.

Site Details/More Info: URL: http://www.deferndepot.com/ (Added: 19-May-2013)
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Bona Vista Railroad Open link in new window
The Bona Vista Railroad is an HO-scale model railroad owned, operated, and built by me (Gerry Leone MMR). The railroad itself is a freelanced design that's operated prototypically, and set in the Upper Midwest of the 1950s. Currently I'm Vice President /Special Projects for the National Model Railroad Association.
Site Details/More Info: URL: http://www.bonavistarailroad.com/ (Added: 30-Jan-2009)
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CB&CNS Model Railroad Open link in new window
My Freelance Version of The Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Railroad.The Prototype road is located in the Northern part of Nova Scotia Canada. This road was incorporated in 1993, but I've taken my time frame back to the 1970's, a more interesting time of greater prosperity.
Site Details/More Info: URL: http://www.freewebs.com/cbcnsfan/ (Added: 29-Oct-2006)
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County Gate Open link in new window
the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway in 009 scale

I have built a number of 009 railways in a number of different countries but then took a long break until retiring from piloting aircraft. It was then that County Gate was born.

After some consideration I decided to model a freelance section of the L & B as this offers a greater degree of creative opportunity.

Site Details/More Info: URL: http://www.009.cd2.com/ (Added: 27-Sep-2014)
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ECI Railroad Open link in new window
As is true of most model railroads, the ECI has been built and rebuilt several times and is even now in the midst of another expansion & modification program. The ECI is a modern short line operating out of Henderson in North Central Indiana southward over the ex-New York Central (CCC&StL) North Vernon Secondary purchased from Penn Central and Conrail. Electronic Rail Pass (E-Pass) Available. By Roger Hensely
Site Details/More Info: URL: http://cid.railfan.net/eci_new.html (Added: 09-Jan-2001)
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Great Northwestern Railway Open link in new window
A freelanced HO scale switching layout. The railway is set in industrial suburbia, sometime in the late 70ís. The story goes that the GNW bought up an old narrow gauge right of way from the Colorado Southern (itself later merged into the Burlington Route and the AT&SF), including the old R.O.W of the Denver, South Park and Pacific, which the GNW has rebuilt in standard gauge.
Site Details/More Info: URL: http://www.trainweb.org/gnw/ (Added: 20-Jun-2008)
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HO scale Ogdensburg & Norwood Railway Open link in new window
The O&N is a freelanced, circa 1948 HO scale model railroad layout based, in part, upon the influences of the prototype shortline railroad operated in the late 1960's - early 1970's by my family, running from Ogdensburg, NY on the Saint Lawrence River and U.S. border with Canada, and 25-miles to the east at Norwood, NY and interchange with the Penn Central.

Other major prototype influences include family multi-generational experiences with the NYO&W on its Southern Division, as well as the regional influences of the New York Central, the Rutland, and other interchanging railroads of the period.

Site Details/More Info: URL: https://sites.google.com/site/ogdensburgandnorwoodrwy/Home (Added: 08-Jan-2012)
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Housatonic Railroad Open link in new window
Pages that describe my HO Scale model railroad, set in the year 1892. Currently in the late design phase, I hope to begin construction of the layout in the next few months. Second, you'll find lots of information on more general Layout Design & Construction and Layout Operations.
Site Details/More Info: URL: http://www.HousatonicRR.com/ (Added: 08-Mar-2001)
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Jeff Taylor's Rockaway Southern Open link in new window
Rockaway Southern Railroad, a short line providing North-South bridge and local freight service between South Plainfield and Dover, New Jersey. Interchange and track rights are provided with the CNJ (Reading and B&O), Lehigh Valley, and Erie-Lackawanna. A branch line to Sparta serves the NYSW (D&H, LNE, LHR). Limited passenger service is also provided via gas-electric motor cars. Operations take place c. 1964, although a few ice reefers and steam power are known to show up now and then!
Site Details/More Info: URL: http://jtrs.borail.net/ (Added: 09-Mar-2009)
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Lackawanna Terminal Railway Open link in new window
A model of an eastern regional spun off during the formation of Conrail.
Site Details/More Info: URL: http://www.ltths.org (Added: 09-Oct-2002)
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