Build an easy Christmas Layout

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Build an easy Christmas Layout
Posted by Steve Sweeney on Monday, July 22, 2019 3:42 PM

Hi, All.

Christmas in July is still on! And to celebrate, we're posting and promoting articles from Classic Toy Trains'. Just take a look at this one on a toy train Christmas layout!

~Steve S.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Monday, July 22, 2019 7:26 PM

Ah, Mr. Sweeney, I KNEW you were one of us!

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:41 PM

Here are a few oldies and goodies from the Ives 1909(?) catalog.  Keep in mind these are for ) 0 and 1 gauge 2-RAIL CLOCKWORK trains and will need to be modified with insulating blocks if you plan to use any of them for an electric train.  But there are some neat ideas here!  Big Smile

Ives track:

The layouts:

CTT readers may recognize the figure 15 layout as being very similar to one Dave Smith used with his Marx trains a few years back!  Big Smile

Try Fig. 34 on for size!  Wink

 

Big Smile  I'm Cuckoo For Choo Choo Stuffs!  Big Smile

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:56 AM

Those ARE some great track plans, even 110 years later!

Looks like there's gold in those old catalogs and handbooks!

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