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Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Project Layout

Build a model train layout based on the Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge rairoad in Colorado step-by-step.
  1. Benchwork (21)
  2. DCC and Electronics (4)
  3. Equipment (3)
  4. Track and Bridges (9)

Working with Cardstock Models - Building a Walthers Hotel Kit
Introduction to building cardstock model kits with a Walthers hotel.

DRG&W Narrow Gauge Layout - Building the DRG&W Narrow Gauge Layout
Building the DRG&W Narrow Gauge Layout from start to finish.

Benchwork Modifications for the Small Bridge for the Rio Grande
Cutting the benchwork for a small bridge for the narrow gauge Rio Grande project layout.

Choosing a Prototype and Plan - Denver and Rio Grande Narrow Gauge
Choosing the right prototype and design for a model railroad as seen in the Rio Grande Narrow Gauge project layout.

Denver and Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Prototype History
A very brief overview of the Denver and Rio Grande's narrow gauge operations as a premise for modeling.

First Trains on the Rio Grande Project Layout
Video of the first trains on the Rio Grande.

A Station for the Rio Grande - Working with a Plastic Kit
Building a station for the Rio Grande project layout by modifying a Walthers plastic kit.

JC Landry Feed and Supply
Assembling and Improving a Walthers Feed and Supply plastic model kit.

A Tunnel for the Rio Grande
Build a tunnel for the Rio Grande Project Layout.

Buildings for the Rio Grande
Model building projects for the Rio Grande project layout.

Building Wood Model Kits - A Sherriff's Office for the Rio Grande Layout
The Sherriff's office is a great wood kit for beginners.

Modeling an Interior for a Grocery Store
Add an interior for the grocery store in town would make a great addition to any small town store.

Seating Model Buildings in Scenery
Model building look better when they sit "in" the ground, not on it. Learn tricks to giving your model buildings a proper foundation.

Build a Grocery Store for the Rio Grande Layout
Build an HO scale (1/87) grocery store for a small town by enhancing a cardstock kit.

Model Railroad Trackplan - D&RGW 4x8 Model Railroad Trackplan
Trackplan and details for the Rio Grande narrow gauge project layout.

Building the Small Bridge for the Rio Grande
Building a small bridge for the narrow gauge Rio Grande project layout.

Building Bridge Abutments for the Small Bridge
Building bridge abutments for a model train bridge for the narrow gauge Rio Grande project layout.

Project Layout Support - Building the Frame
Step one of building the support for the Rio Grande project layout.

Project Layout Support - Building the Legs
Simple legs for the Project Layout can either stand alone or as part of a larger structure.

Project Layout Support - Building the Platform Supports
Add platform supports to hold the train platform in position for use or work.

Project Layout Support - Building the Angle Brackets
Building the angled support brackets to stabilize the support for the Rio Grande project layout.

Laying a Switch for the Rio Grande Project Layout
Laying a switch for the Rio Grande Project layout.

Assembling the Train Platform Support
Assembly process for the platform support components made in previous steps.

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