ON30 layouts – there are a surprising number of them on the site.
Here are a few of them:
Tom’s ON30 mining layout
“This is an On30 mining layout in the early 20th Century. My new modules will be 48″ high and I will be adding a couple of operating oil wells and storage tanks.
The last picture is my live steam train in 1.5″ scale. It is a walking beam locomotive with a toybox caboose from the 1960s
Bob’s ON30 layout
“On my first layout I used a plywood sheet covered with pink foam insulation.
The track was glued down (with white glue). On this layout I used an OSB base covered with sound board and the track was tacked with track nails
Jeff’s ON30 railroad
“The scale I am modeling is on30 narrow gauge, all track was hand layer with over 25000 spikes installed.
All buildings, trestles, bridges, water tanks etc, were all scratch built. Lumber was all cut on my table saw to the correct dimensions for my scale.
Martin’s ON30 steam layout:
“I thought you might like to share some pics of my, still under construction layout. It’s Colonial narrow gauge of 2ft 6ins, using a rough scale of 7mm/ft, O scale on OO gauge track. I suppose it’s On30, but as in real life, anything goes.
John’s ON30 shelf layout
“My most recent build occupies a space that is about 14 inches wide and 44 inches long.
The track plan is sometimes called a “Tuning Fork” — It consists of a single point (switch), two spurs, and a headshunt (switching lead).
I built this one for 1/4 inch scale narrow gauge (On30) but it can be done in any scale or gauge.
John’s ON30 circular layout
“I wanted to be able to run both N Scale and HOn30/HOe/HO 009 trains on it.
Trees and rocks are indeterminate scale, buildings would give the game away.
Ian’s ON30 mine diorama
“I only have a small “L” shaped area for my layout. Approx. 3.5 mtrs X 2.4 mtrs and around 750mm deep.
It will be a coal mining theme with around two to three elevated tracks.
Brian’s waterfront HOn3 layout update
“As can be seen in this view, the HOn3 extension starts from just beyond my current harbour and will go around to the other side where the waterfront will be.
As said before, I have more that enough boats (more than I need) and will be floating them on the water once I get closer to completion.
Bill’s O / On30 layout update
“I’ve been plugging away on the construction of my O/On30 portable layout.
The 4.5’ X 14’ layout is in three sections and I’ve been working on scenery in section one at a time.
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