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Here are links to model railroad layout sites:

Marty McGuirk's Central Vermont Railway
Marty has recently started construction of his latest rendition of the Central Vermont Railway.  Follow along on his blog.
Muskrat Ramble
Here's an interesting On3 layout with a southern Louisiana bayou theme.  Even more interesting is that it's an Australian built layout.  Watch it on YouTube.
Model Railroading With Cliff Powers
See Cliff's newest layout under construction, the Cumberland & Ohio Valley.  Also see his Hooterville, Bugtussle & Pixley, and the former Mississippi, Alabama & Gulf railroads.
Charlie Duckworth's
MoPac Railroad Bagnell Branch
A nice point-to-point layout based on the MoP branchline, and a bit of the Rock Island
Tom Patterson's Chesapeake, Wheeling and Erie Railroad
A free-lanced, coal hauling railroad set in West Virginia in the mid-1970s.
David Stewart's Appalachian and Ohio
A nice O scale layout with some unique features.
BNSF Fall River Division
John Parker's HO scale rendition of the BNSF operation on the Fall River Division in the summer of 2016.
The Crescent City Model Railroad Club
New Orleans, Louisiana
The CCMRC dates back to 1956 and has seen several layouts during it's history.
Charlie Comstock's Railroad Pages including his Bear Creek and South Jackson Railroad
Charlie's layout is set in the Pacific northwest.  Several useful construction projects covered here as well.
Art Houston's Grande Pacific Railroad
Art has a large triple-decked railroad featuring heavy traffic and switching.
Craig Bisgeier's
1892 Housatonic Railroad

This site also has numerous project articles for some really neat stuff.
The Silicon Valley Lines
A model railroad club in San Jose, CA
Marcus Ammann's model of the NSWGR’s
“Main North” in Australia

(Also check out his DCC material)
Trevor Marshall's The Model Railway Show
Trevor recently dismantled his S scale pike based on a CN branchline due to a move.  But he's back with something new now that he's settled in his new home.  Check his blog to see what he's up to.
Rob Spangler's Blog on the MRH Website
-Watch Rob's progress building his latest layout-
Also check Rob's photo stash here
Lance Mindheim's East Rail
His East Rail layout represents a slice of the Miami industrial rail scene.  He has really captured the flavor of the area.
Joe Atkinson's Iowa Interstate Railroad
Joe's Subdivision 4, West End model of the IIRR is well done.  A mixture of prototype and model scenes, it takes a bit of digging around to see it all, but it's worth the time.
All Points North Model Railroad Club
This club is located in Conroe, Texas (just north of Houston), and has a HUGE HO scale layout under construction.
Jack Burgess' Yosemite Valley Railroad
A nice HO scale layout based on the real Yosemite Valley Railroad located in California.
Jack's modeling is superb!
The Meridian Speedway
Chris Palmieri is a (real) nomadic railroader who has gone to considerable lengths in planning the future Vicksburg District of the Natchez Trace & Orient Railway.
Lee Nicholas' Utah Colorado Western
Lee's excellent layout has been featured many times in the hobby press.

Here are links to miscellaneous model railroad sites:

Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine
- A free model railroad magazine you can download -
DecoderPro - a great DCC decoder programming tool (part of JMRI) Java Model Railroad Interface
-The JMRI Project-

Mark Schutzer's Web Site
(Lottsa nice SP brass and miscellaneous other)

Here are links to miscellaneous railfan and railroad sites:
(Their motto)
The BEST railroad photos on the net
Southern Forest Heritage Museum
The museum features the former Crowell Long Leaf Lumber Co.'s sawmill complex along with it's Red River and Gulf Railroad.
Texas State Railroad
Ride steam powered trains through the piney woods of east Texas
Mike Palmieri's  Louisiana*Rail*Site
(Being resurrected from the "ashes" of Hurricane Katrina) - Hosted by Lee Gautreaux
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, rides are offered with both steam and diesel power.
Lee A. Gautreaux's Railroad Pages
Stuff from dat Cajun boy, yaah!
The Louisiana Steam Train Association
Home of the former TN&O (SP) No. 745 steam locomotive
Rob Wolshlager's Clinchfield Country
A nice collection of photos along this old line, along with links to some model railroad layouts
Mississippi Rails
The website of Tony Howe and David Price

If you find one of these links is not working, please drop me a line at Louisiana Central Railroad Co., and I'll attempt to repair it.

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