Photos of Phoenix-area PRIVATE Model Railroad Layouts

  • This page contains a few photos of local Phoenix-area layouts that are PRIVATE — i.e., that are NOT listed on the home page.  (The links to club-layout photos and other layouts-open-to-the-PUBLIC are on the Home page.)

SECTION A. — PRIVATE LARGESCALE LAYOUTS

          1.  Mesa: Layout #JG1 – 2 levels, running on EagleWings Iron Craft modules, featuring 14′ long ‘Hell-Gate’ bridge
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          2. Mesa: Layout #RS1 – Layout built on raised 3-foot high “island”.
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          3. Phoenix: Layout #GS1 – This layout has a 4-track main line (3 largescale tracks and 1 standard gauge) built on Eaglewings Ironcraft modules, and includes a unique Eaglewings Ironcraft rotating bridge section.
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          4. Phoenix: Layout #KM1 – Whiskey Flats Railroad , 900 feet track, 100 feet long, travels through 5 log tunnels.
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          5. San Tan Valley: Layout #WS1 — completely fills rear yard.
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          6. (distant) Dragoon AZ (180 miles southeast of Phoenix): Layout #DC1 — Dragoon Mountain Scenic Railway, dmsry.blogspot.com – Dirk Carmichael’s record-setting, unbelievably huge, G ga outdoor layout-under-construction.
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            SECTION B. — LARGESCALE LAYOUTS – DISMANTLED

          7. Mesa: Layout #DS1 — Palo Verde and Southwestern Railroad – Dennis Sirrine’s huge outdoor layout, built by the owner of the Rancho De Tia Rosa restaurant.
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          8. Chandler: Layout #WN1 (since dismantled): Bill N’s “Westerwald Reich Bahn” German-themed layout.

            SECTION C. — LOCAL PHX LARGESCALE RR ARTISTS & MFGRS

          9. Casa Grande: Vince S’s VES Enterprises model railroad structures at gTrainBuildings.com
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          10. Mesa: Murals By Gardner – Largescale Outdoor RR Wall Murals – CLICK HERE to view some examples in PhxRail’s Picasa album. See also MuralsByGardner.com
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          11. Phoenix: Dan Hoag’s Eaglewings Iron Craft – Outdoor largescale iron modules, bridges, & buildings, website at EaglewingsIronCraft.com
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          12. Phoenix: John Meyer’s SG Models  model railroad structures at   SgModelsWoodenKits.com

            SECTION D. PRIVATE LAYOUTS – S GAUGE

          13. Valley Of The Sun S Gauge Meeting Photos
            (More Phoenix S gauge photos are on the Valley of the Sun S Gaugers website at Sgaugers.com)

            SECTION E. PRIVATE LAYOUTS – HO GAUGE

          14. Mesa: Layout #JG2 – Great Union Pacific scenery & wall murals

            SECTION F. VIDEOS      by PhxRail.org/Track2.com

          15. Video #250 Apache Junction: Superstition Mountain Museum RR under construction video (Jan 2014)
            You can also view the Museum’s 2017 “On Board” Narrated video  made by Lou Oates
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          16. Video #251 Phoenix: Arizona Big Train Operator’s Largescale “Extreme Gravity Track” in operation (Feb 2014)