Milwaukee Road in Wisconsin, 1950's
#16
After leaving the farm you come to the town of Tomah, named after an indian chief from the area. At one time Tomah had a large repair yard, so that's what I modeled. here is an overview it's 2' wide and 9' long.

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here is the car barn repair area. the original barn was 300' long and 16 stalls wide, I had to compress it alittle.

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the yard office and boiler house

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there are only two structures still left in the yard, the office and a large curved team dock.



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#17
Nice. I really like the car barn, the sanding tower, etc. Scenes like this of maintenance or locomotive yards always appeal to me, and your is nicely done! Thumbsup

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#18
Across from the office was the salvage yard.

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in back of that was the REA building and some odd sheds, in the background you can see the Tomah station.

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#19
Thanks for the comment Ralph, just about all you see has been scratchbuilt.



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#20
This is one of my favorite layouts. Thumbsup Thumbsup
Johnathan (Catt) Edwards
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#21
Thanks for that Catt!

back in the corner is the Tomah Farmers Co-op and Tomah lumber.

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the engineering building

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#22
Upon leaving Tomah we turn to the southeast and to the Mill Bluff State Park area . But first you pass the Eastside Texaco station.

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here is an overview of the whole section, it is 2' wide and 4' long

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#23
Hi Andy,
Fantastic overview of an awesome layout....I love all those little scenes and details.....

Cheers,Chris
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#24
Thanks Chris, and thanks for stopping in, more to come



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#25
here is a closer view of the park shelter and really big outhouse.

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the parks dept decided to put in a small lake for swimming, but first all the trees had to be cleared out.

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Next stop Camp Douglas, Wi.



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#26
The green park is a beauty and the scenery looks so real.
Reinhard
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#27
Thanks for the comment Reinhard.

As you pull into the town of Camp Douglas the track turns almost dead South. here is an overview, the section is 2' wide with a slight bump at the end and is 9' long.

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before the train passes under the Main St. bridge it passes the Camp Douglas Farmers Co-op 's fuel oil, gasoline and LP gas facility.

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then under the bridge, past a few houses and right in back of the feed mill.

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by the way, I run that feed mill, have for 30 years.



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#28
Here is a picture looking down Castle St.

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and behind the rest of the Co-op buildings.

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a closer shot of Main St.

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and last the station.

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#29
Your scenery is fantastic.
Reinhard
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#30
Thanks again Reinhard.

Leaving Camp Douglas the train turns due east again and passes through a small town called Orange Mill Here is an overview looking west. The section is 2' wide and 5' long.

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Here is the mill. This mill had an undershot wheel, the wheel laid flat underneath the mill and the water hit it from one side.

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the one room school house.

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and the general store, which also had a soda fountain

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last picture is the double gider plate bridge over the mill canal

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