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    Default John Allen's Gorre Daphited recreated.

    Although this is a thread about an HO layout, I think some will find this interesting?
    For those of you who do not know of John Allen, he was a true pioneer in our hobby back when HO was looked upon
    as a toy (much like N scale was looked upon about 20 years ago).
    Here's a link that roughly describes his layout.

    http://www.doug56.net/GD/page6.html

    On January 1st, 2019 Randy Lee Decker has decided to recreate John's layout in HO.
    He's keeping a FaceBook page on his endeavor.

    https://www.facebook.com/Great-Divid...dmin_todo_tour

    There's also a thread that got started on the MRH blogs if you don't have access to FaceBook.
    https://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/37593
    The Little Rock Line blog


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    That's a classic railroad, a pity it was destroyed...
    There was a soft cover book on the Gorre & Daphited, I forget who published it, one od the big name model mags, quite a good book as it also explained many of John's 'tricks' like his use of mirrors and the history of his locomotive fleet.
    Cheers,

    Russ

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    Yep, that's the book...
    Cheers,

    Russ

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