INTERESTING FIND…! HAVE NOT FOUND THE INGLENOOK EXAMPLE FROM CONNECTICUT, U.S.A., YET! BUT THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE THERE, MATE! 🙂
Yesterday we looked at Yandilla Sidings, an excellently presented Australian Inglenook exhibition layout (read more about that post here). Today we have another Inglenook that jumped out at me on the Micro/Small Model RR Layouts group on Facebook.
Site 1: Ben Gray’s “Rozelle Street” layout
First we need a little context before we get to the layout’s brilliance. As a Western Sydney boy, I regularly saw long and short freights during the 1970s come through Blacktown in Sydney’s west before and after school. Living in Marayong on the Richmond branchline we had regular freights to and from the Riverstone Meatworks, and further up the line to Richmond itself.
In the inner west (when I could wrangle a train trip into the city) I saw several locations that I always thought I’d like to model. The Mungo Scott flour mill siding for one as shown below seemed ideal…
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