Layout Tours

The Indianapolis area is home to dozens of home layouts that will be hosting open houses during Indy Junction 2022. All tours will be self-guided for convention participants.

Walt Aldorisio's Boston and Maine
Boston & Maine HO layout representing the 1950's thru 1964. The layout is operated by Digitrax DCC. Modeled after the BET/New Hampshire mainline from Boston ...

Tour: Mooresville/Martinsville

Bob Babcock's Seaboard Air Line
HO Railroad depicting the Seaboard Air Line in the 1960's. Layout is operated with Digitrax DCC. Layout features a single track secondary route which also inter ...

Tour: Bloomington

Mike Bailey Jr's Layout
My layout is 25' x 10' with two loops in a dogbone configuration. I focus on mainline action with no yards, just one long siding. 

Tour: Avon/Indianapolis West

Mike Bailey Sr.'s BLMGT
BLMGT is an HO Railroad set in the 1960's. Railroad is a freelance operation modeling the Nickel Plate and Monon railroads. Has 2 mainlines that represent 4 Mid ...

Tour: Bloomington

Gerald and Tanya Burdick's Travis and Sons Lumber Company
DCC-Digtrax with JMRI and engine driver is used for operation. Freelance railroad inspired by Cass Scenic Railroad. The layout has a heavy dose of C&O steam ...

Tour: Kokomo

James and Phillip Burnside's Steel Mill Railroad
Railroads have long been the primary means of transportation for the steel industry, from delivering resources to moving materials around the workplace to hauli ...

Tour: Avon/Indianapolis West

Tom Cain's Eastern Illinois Santa Fe
This is an HO layout that has been designed from the prototype to represent a section of the pre merger Santa Fe Railroad from Joliet, Illinois to Streator Illi ...

Tour: Westfield

Jim Canter's Nickel Plate/Pennsylvania Railroad
This railroad is Proto 48/O Scale. 42'x72'. It represents the NKPL/PRR and C&O. It uses NCE wireless DCC. The Railroad runs from Frankfort, Indiana to Lima, ...

Tour: Indianapolis

Bob Case's Baltimore and Ohio
The Baltimore & Ohio was the first railroad in the world to attempt to cross a mountain range. Fascinated by that effort, Bob Case chose to create the part ...

Tour: Bloomington

Central Indiana Yardmasters' Club
HO layout that uses both DCC and DC. Railroad has a Midwestern theme. The club does operations with separate mainlines, one using DCC and the other DC. The layo ...

Tour: Kokomo

Columbus Area Model Railroad Club
Large club with HO, N Scale, O, On30 and Z. Two levels of HO. DC and DCC. Operating signals are being installed as of 9/21. Ho Layout includes logging area repr ...

Tour: Columbus

John and Connie Coy's Glacier Line
The Glacier Line is an "O" Scale (1/48) model railroad that is set in Marias Pass/Glacier National Park, Montana. This layout has been featured in OGR Magazine ...

Tour: Avon/Indianapolis West

John Dick's Milwaukee Road Beer Line
HO Scale Milwaukee Road representing the Beer Line set in the 1960's. The layout is point to point. Primarily a switching layout. Track is Micro Engineering cod ...

Tour: Fishers

Tom Fitzsimmons' Red Mountain Northern
The Red Mountain Northern is an HOn3 layout depicting a fictitious extension of the Silverton Railroad, north from Red Mountain Mining district in Colorado in 1 ...

Tour: Fishers

Dan Goins' Santa Fe
This is a HO layout modeling the ATSF from 1958-1962. Scenery is 100% completed. Modeling Colorado-New Mexico featuring ceiling tile rock formations. One of the ...

Tour: Mooresville/Martinsville

Richard Harrison's Lehigh and Hudson River Railroad
HO railroad modeling the Lehigh and Hudson River RR. It runs from Easton, Pa to Maybrook, NY. Includes 150' of mainline. Layout includes lighted buildings, anim ...

Tour: Kokomo

Matt Hewitt's Shadowtown Ridge Northern
The Shadowton Ridge North RR is a point-to-point, freelance branch route, running from North Samuels, Pennsylvania south of Bedford, Pennsylvania to Shadowton R ...

Tour: Fishers

Dan Hinel's Rail Xpress Railroad
Rail Xpress Railroad (RxRR) is a terminal switching railroad with a CTC controlled double track beltline configuration surrounding a midwestern city of Gotham. ...

Tour: Westfield

Christian Hostetler's Conrail
Layout is the Conrail Main Line, Columbus (OH) to Chicago, a former PRR Mainline. The railroad models the portion from Urbana, OH (West of Columbus) to Meeker, ...

Tour: Fishers

Indiana Live Steamers
1/8th scale railroad. Over 13000 feet of track. 100% sceniced by mother nature. Track is 7-1/2 gauge. Locos are everything from prototypical to total imaginatio ...

Tour: Columbus

Trevor Jones' Midland and Great Western Railway
Trevor Jones' N scale Midland & Great Western Junction Railway is set in the County of Gloucester, England. The era is the late 1950's early 1960's period ( ...

Tour: Bloomington

Kurt Kruty's Milwaukee Road
A Milwaukee Road 1950's HO railroad set in Southeastern Wisconsin including portions of the 1st, 18th and 21st sub-divisions. Uses DCC-Digitrax. Some of the cit ...

Tour: Fishers

JR Lacey's Railroad
The HO railroad is freelanced in theme with a varied time frame. You'll see steam up to and including Amtrak. Layout is two levels with a helix. Layout has ...

Tour: Mooresville/Martinsville

Bob Lehnen's Chicago and Eastern Illinois
Bob has a large HO layout of the Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad from Chicago to Evansville. Both steam and first generation diesels are featured. Bob‘s l ...

Tour: Fishers

Paul Lutz' Conrail Marion Branch
The HO scale Conrail Marion Branch railroad is set in the mid-1990’s time frame. It is loosely based on an existing line running north and south from Elkhart (G ...

Tour: Bloomington

Esteban Martinez' BNSF
This layout is different from the 2016 National Convention. Construction started in December 0f 2020 and great progress has been achieved. He models the BNSF No ...

Tour: Indianapolis Southeast

Dave Mashino’s Wildcat Valley Railway
The WVR is a freelanced point to point design set somewhere in the 1920’s to 30’s era Eastern US. You will see a typical layout under construction with steam er ...
Mr. Muffin's O Gauge Layout
Mr. Muffin's (Steve Nelson) O Gauge layout is located in a store front building that is dedicated to the layout. A retail store is located in a separate buildin ...
Jim Munns' CNW Christie Division
Jim's layout is truly impressive model of the CNW, and is a popular stop on Indianapolis-based layout tours. It is based on the Christie Division in Wisconsin.T ...

Tour: Avon/Indianapolis West

Jerry Myers' Railroad
Layout is the Conrail Main Line, Columbus (OH) to Chicago, a former PRR Mainline. The railroad models the portion from Urbana, OH (West of Columbus) to Meeker, ...

Tour: Indianapolis Southeast

Naptown and White River Model RR Club
The long-established Naptown & White River Model Railroad Club moved to this location in 1979; today they have a beautiful 20’ x 40’ HO scale pike in their ...

Tour: Indianapolis

Jeff Norkin's Indiana Flattop & Nostalgia Railroad
The Indiana Flattop & Nostalgia Model Railroad is built to capture my experiences in Toy Trains and Model Railroading. The fictional setting reflects the ag ...

Tour: Fishers

John Pancini's Jasper-Kentland & Wabash Railroad
The HO Jasper-Kentland & Wabash Railroad is a freelanced road with the main purpose being to switch over 30 industries using a card/card system. Two staging ...

Tour: Avon/Indianapolis West

Eric Peterson's Railroad
The traditional 2 rail O Scale layout was started in 1976 and has been built in sections to facilitate moving.  The expanded bench work has been completed ...
Ron Phillips' Great Northern
This is a free-lanced version of the Great Northern Railway and depicts the route from Chicago to Seattle. The main railroad room measures 26’ x 36’ with an add ...

Tour: Avon/Indianapolis West

John Poray's New York Central
This HO layout models parts of the New York Central Railroad in Upstate New York, including Albany, a portion of the Adirondack Division from Childwold Park Sta ...

Tour: Mooresville/Martinsville

Robert Sharp's GM&O
This layout models GM&O Railroad started out as an Atlas track plan "Berkshire Valley" project for his grandchildren. It evolved into a Gulf, Mobile, and Oh ...

Tour: Bloomington

Jim Shellhaas' Union Pacific Greeley Subdivision
Jim’s HO scale Greeley subdivision of the Union Pacific railroad is a model railroad set loosely in the time period of 1996-2006. The pike is housed in a 60’ x ...

Tour: Westfield

Jon Silverberg's Denver & Rio Grande Western
Jon’s On30 scale DRG&W / RGS is set in the late summer of 1942. The 22’ x 27’ layout depicts the line that runs from Durango and that, eventually, will run ...

Tour: Westfield

Baron Simmermann's Conrail
This is a two level layout that covers the territory of Conrail from the Avon yard on the west side of Indianapolis to East Saint Louis. Indiana is featured on ...

Tour: Mooresville/Martinsville

Jack Simpson's Monon Line
The Monon Line is a beautiful layout, covering an area of 24' x 38' in his basement. The layout height is 42". Track is Atlas Code 83, and the mainline is appro ...

Tours: Indianapolis, Indianapolis Southeast

Paul Surburg's Pennsylvania Railroad
HO layout depicting the Pennsylvania RR. Layout is completely scenicked and includes two mainlines. Layout is fully signaled with PRR position lights, with the ...

Tour: Bloomington

Bob Talbot's L&N Laurel Division
The L & N Laurel Div. is a point-to-point mountain division model running from Cincinnati to Dante, VA. It occupies a space of 18' X 38' in a basement area ...