Site Seeing – the Model RR to Go edition


Good day readers wherever you may be, and whatever you may be doing. It has been a while since my last post. That’s mainly down to my work schedule being all-consuming, and the days being long and the start times being all over the clock face. Nine months into my new role as a tram driver I’ve just managed a couple of weeks off and needed every moment to recover.

While recovering and looking around for some layout baseboard design ideas today I stumbled across Rick De Candido’s Fillmore Avenue Roundhouse blog.

His section of layout concepts (click this link to open a new window) has several great ideas. He really thinks outside the box on many of his designs. There is such creativity from this space starved modeller.


POST UPDATE – August 8, 2019
It appears that Rick’s WP site has been removed. I’m trying to contact him through multiple sites to see if there is a new site for this layout. I’ll do my best to keep this post updated.

His terminal layout is something to see too, and can utilise up to 6 operators on the layout during each 2.5 hour operating session. Well worth the time to visit the site and take a long read through the many useful posts there. Thanks to Rick for sharing his passion.

Rick’s Fillmore Avenue Roundhouse layout

Unfortunately I have no contact details for Rick, and there is nothing on the site where I can post a comment to let him know that I’ve profiled his site. If any of you can help with getting me in touch with Rick would you please reply to this post?

3 thoughts on “Site Seeing – the Model RR to Go edition”

  1. Thank you for this posting.
    The MRR2GO layout just might be what I’m looking for in my next S scale portable layout.

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  2. Update. I have “ordered” my new track from Fox Valley Models for my 1:64 version of the MR2Go!
    I wish Rick had contact information so I could personally thank him for the post.

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  3. Thanks again for your posting of Rick De Candido’s MR2GO portable layout.
    My S Scale version debuted this past weekend at the National Association of S Gaugers Annual Convention in Cincinnati Ohio.
    I’m extremely happy with this layout. It’s design has met and/or exceeded every issue I had in a new portable layout.

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