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Former Layout by Nelson Steinmetz (d)

Layout Name:

"Santa Fe & Western"

Layout Status:

dismantled

Track Type:

S

Layout Space:

22' x 22'

Layout Style:

Around-the-room

Track Manufacturer:

handlaid

Rail Size:

code 126

Ruling Grade:

2%

Track Height(s):

44" to 55"

Mainline Track Length:

176'

Railroad(s) Modeled:

ATSF

Control System:

DC migrating to DCC

Featured In:

NASG Dispatch, Aug 2013, pg 12

S Gaugian, Sep 2002, pg 18

S Gaugian, Sep 1997

A partial overview of Nelson's layout.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

The diesel workshop was a great place to store and show the many rare brass locomotives that Nelson had.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

Part of the layout still under construction at the time of this photo.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

The far side of the layout shows the continuation of the backdrop painted on the wall.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)
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