Space Mouse's Beginner's Guide to Layout Design is a free Model Railroad Discussion Forum and photo gallery. We cover all scales and sizes of model railroads. Whether you're a master model railroader or just getting started, you'll find something of interest here.


Fun Lover
If you are a beginner, enjoy.

If you are not, the following guide was designed to convey my idea of how the Newbie should proceed when they decide they are ready to build a layout. I expect that I will get plenty of disagreement. This is the place to voice that disagreement. I may or may not adapt my thinking and writing.

Note: I have include a few pictures of some nice layouts. If I used one of your pictures and you would like it removed, please let me know. I have given credit provided links to your site. I have also written you an email asking for permission.


Diesel Detail Freak
I love these Beginner's guides Chip! I've added everyone so far to my "link dump" on Model Railroad tips...

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