4. Photos of Phoenix-area PRIVATE Model Railroad Layouts

This page last modified 8/28/2018
  • 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.  Scottsdale – For Sale – Jim Bruner’s Largescale Layout #JB1 has an indoor  overhead Largescale layout, and a lower-level O gauge layout.  The Largescale overhead structure, track, supports, train, and power pack is for sale.  (Jim’s contact info is in the photo album.)

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  2. Mesa: Layout #JG1 – 2 levels, running on EagleWings Iron Craft modules, featuring 14′ long ‘Hell-Gate’ bridge.
  3. Mesa: Layout #RS1 – Layout built on raised 3-foot high “island”.
  4. 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.
  5. Phoenix: Layout #KM1 – Whiskey Flats Railroad , 900 feet track, 100 feet long, travels through 5 log tunnels.
  6. San Tan Valley: Layout #WS1 — completely fills rear yard.
  7. (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.

SECTION B. — LARGESCALE LAYOUTS – DISMANTLED

  1. 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.
  2. Chandler: Layout #WN1 (since dismantled): Bill N’s “Westerwald Reich Bahn” German-themed layout.

SECTION C. — LOCAL PHX LARGESCALE RR ARTISTS & MFGRS

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

SECTION D. PRIVATE LAYOUTS – S GAUGE

  1. 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