Cramming Action Into a Tight Space


Boston N Maine

Small Layout Industry: Caspian Woolen Mill –


To begin with I think I should point out that my main layout is very small, 42X24 inches, that doesn’t leave a lot of room for industry (1).  It is somewhat based on Enfield, NH and one side features lake-side scenery and a rock cut, while the other side features the ersatz Enfield (which is thus far unnamed).  While most of the “town” is consumed with a passing siding at the passenger station and a spur for the freight depot and a feed store, the other part of town is occupied by Caspian Mills (an industry inspired by Baltic Mills which was a real woolen mill located in Enfield).

The problem was how to get some switching into an industry that had to be crammed into the interior space of what is basically a slightly expanded 180 deg. curve based on…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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