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updated: April 22, 2019: Layout 5-03  /  May 20, 2019: Layout 5-04

American Layouts

(many Layout Builders are Members of the American Railroadfans in Switzerland)

Part 1 = Z / Part 2 = N / Part 3 = HOn3 / Part 4 = HO / Part 5 = O / Part 6 = On30 & On3 / Part 7 = G

 scroll down to see all 28 layouts  /  nach unten scrollen um alle 28 Anlagen zu sehen

Part 1: Z Scale = 1:220

 Layout No. 1-01

Z Scale 1:220

Indian Valley

by Patrik Siegfried


updated: 12/20/14

See all 58 Photos and 5 Films
click here

 Layout No. 1-02

Z Scale 1:220

New Indian Valley

by Patrik Siegfried


updated: 2/09/19

See first 76 Photos  -  click here


Part 2: N Scale = 1:160

Layout No. 2

N Scale 1:160

Santa Fe Mojave Terminal

by Eugen Hänseler


updated: 1/18/18
Engine Servicing Facility - 609 See all 166 Photos - click here Joshua Trees and Diesel Shop - 610


Part 3: HOn3 Scale = 1:87 (Narrow Gauge)

Layout No. 3-01

HOn3 Scale 1:87
White Pass & Yukon Railway
by Dieter Stehli

A new project under construction,
started in Aug 2013 and ended in Nov 2016

Photos: click here

updated: 5/20/17

 Layout No. 3-02

HO/HOn3 Scale
LCH - New Layout
Center Hinwil

by private people

updated: 9/29/18
HOn3 Layout (D. Stehli) - DS-18 See all 6 Pages - click here HO Layout (H. Schindler/A. Ilg) - HS-35


Part 4: HO Scale = 1:87

Layout No. 4-01

HO Scale 1:87
RRCRR - Red Rock
Canyon Rail Road

Bei dieser Anlage wurde ein Teil der
Modulanlage der RR-Fans integriert.

by private people
Milwaukee Little Joe Electric (Photo by RRCRR) See their own website - click here RDC Excursion Train (Photo by RRCRR)

 Layout No. 4-02

HO Scale 1:87
ZEA - Zofinger

by private people
(Club Members)
Heavy Train Action (Photo by ZEA) See their own website - click here AT&SF, BN, BNSF Loco Parade (Photo by ZEA)

 Layout No. 4-03

HO Scale 1:87
Mojave Desert Layout
Werner Enterprises Terminal
and Cajon Pass

by Werner Meer


updated: 2/19/17
Mormon Rocks & Hwy 138 - 2963 See all 23 Pages - click here Werner Enterprises Terminal - 1180

  Layout No. 4-04

HO Scale 1:87
Caliente Subdivision
in Nevada

by Werni Lang


updated: 5/13/18
Upper and lower tracks are busy - 218 See all 60 Photos - click here E9 & E8 diesels and FEF-3 steam line up - 271

Layout No. 4-05

HO Scale 1:87
Big Boy in Action 2012

by Kim Nipkow

inkl. Loki Reportage

updated: 11/26/15
UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 see all 9 photos - click here UP Diesel on scratch built Trestle

Layout No. 4-06

HO Scale 1:87
Modern UP/BNSF
based in Central Texas

by Per Lausern, USA
owner of Summit USA

new video 2/18:

updated: 2018
Waycross US79 (Photo by P. Lausern) See his own website - click here Waycross Mall Area (Photo by P. Lausern)

Layout No. 4-07

HO Scale 1:87
Union Pacific's Daneville

by Pelle Soeborg, Denmark


updated: 2013
Daneville looking West (Photo by P. Soeborg) See his own website - click here The Mojave Desert (Photo by P. Soeborg)

Layout No. 4-08

HO Scale 1:87
High Desert and
Sierra RR

by Stefan Wagner


updated: 2013
Shops: Sanding & Fueling (Photo by S. Wagner) See his own website - click here SP Train is leaving Town (Photo by S. Wagner)

Layout No. 4-09

HO Scale 1:87
Great Northern

by Paul Kolb


updated: 3/22/2015
Izaak Walton Inn (looking West) - 939 See both layouts - click here Izaak Walton Inn (looking East) - 937

Layout No. 4-10

HO Scale 1:87
Golden Fifties

by Reto Frick

updated: 4/08/12
AT&SF FT's with Coal Train See his own website - click here AT&SF F7 Warbonnets with Super Chief

Layout No. 4-11

HO Scale 1:87
Winter at
Donner Pass

by Alexander von Orelli


updated: 9/03/15
Diesel and Steam Power on Donner Pass See first 32 Photos - click here Rio Grande Ski Train is ready

Layout No. 4-12

HO Scale 1:87
AleMar Anlagen

by Alexander von Orelli
and Markus Senn


updated: 12/08/14
Anlagenteil Markus Senn See all 330 Photos - click here Anlagenteil Alexander von Orelli

Layout No. 4-13

NMRA Convention 2011
Train Show

HO Layout

by Werner Meer
July 9, 2011

Updated: 8/03/11
WM 7/09/11 HO Modular Layout - 6196 See all 75 photos - click here WM 7/09/11 Gulf Western from Texas - 6223


Part 5: O Scale = 1:48

Layout No. 5-01

O Scale 1:48
The Bay Shore Line

by Günther Holzgang

Updated: 11/15/18
2/25/13 SP-Daylight GS-4 -  BSL-005 See all 10 pages - click here 2/25/13 SP Cab Forward -  BSL-002

Layout No. 5-02

O Scale 1:48
Orange Empire
AT&SF and SP

by Jürg Lütscher

Updated: 1/14/19
SP Daylight Steam and Diesel Locos - 0011 See all 10 pages - click here AT&SF EMD and ALCO Diesel Locos - 1152

Layout No. 5-03

O Scale 1:48
Switch Game

by Paul Dell Ava

Updated: 4/22/19
Left side of layout  -  PDA-01 See all photos & videos - click here right side of layout  -  PDA-02

Layout No. 5-04

O Scale 1:48
Big City


by Sandro Arianna


Updated: 5/20/19
Spectacular City Scenery - 280 See all 330 photos - click here lots of bridges in the city - 104


Part 6: On30 Scale and On3 Scale = 1:48 (Narrow Gauge)

Layout No. 6-01

On30 Scale 1:48
Narrow Gauge
Turtle Creek Central

by Paul Dell Ava

dated: 5/17/15
Turtle Creek Central on 2 Levels - 824 See all 58 photos - click here Turtle Creek Central on 2 Levels - 821

Layout No. 6-02

Narrow Gauge
Layouts and Dioramas

Website hosted by
Dani Hunziker

updated: 2013
On3 Layout (Photo by D. Hunziker) See all Layouts - click here On30 Layout (Photo by D. Hunziker)


Part 7: G Scale = 1:29

Layout No. 7-01

G Scale 1:29
Dreams on Wheels

by Franco Rossi

updated: 10/26/12
Inside AT&SF Shops See all 40 photos - click here Inside AT&SF Shops
new website by Franco Rossi (updated weekly)  -

Layout No. 7-02

G Scale 1:29
Steam in the West
and Moose Creek Line

by Urs Weibel

updated: 1/21/13
Outdoor Layout see all 18 photos - click here Scratch Built Bridge


Part 8: F Scale = 1:20,3 (Narrow Gauge)

Layout No. 8

F Scale 1:20,3
Logging Layout

by Dani Wehrli

updated: 9/08/12
  See all 84 Photos - click here  


Part 9: Different Scales

All 47 layouts of the 15th Convention

15th and Final
Convention 2012
American Railroadfans
in Switzerland

updated: 12/11/12
Logo of the 15th Convention by J. Lütscher See all 47 Layouts - click here CV-Guide Cover in Wood by E. Kathriner

ALCA = American Layoutcenter Adliswil

HO/HOn3/On3 Scale
ALCA - Former
American Layoutcenter

by American Railroadfans
in Switzerland

updated: 11/25/07
Logo of the American Layoutcenter Adliswil - 01 See all 22 Photos - click here HO Layout of the American Railroadfans - 11

Diorama Collection (see below)

N/HO/O Scale

26 American Dioramas

located in Switzerland

updated: 2/22/19

click here

Important Links of the real thing

Cajon Pass
the real thing
Tehachapi and more
the real thing
Werner Enterprises
the real thing
Werner Enterprises
Official Website
Mojave Desert
HO Layout
Joshua Trees
real thing and model


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