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BOOKS from OGR Publishing

“21 Great Track Plans for Compact O Gauge Layouts”

Here are twenty-one great ideas for small O gauge layouts, using Lionel’s FasTrack and Atlas O’s O Gauge Track System. Each layout contains a track diagram, a build-out diagram, a bill of materials, and a wonderful narrative by author Ken Hoganson explaining how to build the layout. All the layouts are easy to build, and are suitable for a novice builder.

“Building a Layout”

A book from OGR Publishing honoring the legacy of the late Jim Barrett. Jim was O Gauge Railroading’s Backshop Foreman for many years. In 45 chapters and 270 pages, Jim shows you all the tips and tricks he used to build his O gauge layout.

This hard cover book has more than 650 pictures!

Tower City Book

Tower City Trains

Noted author and O gauge layout builder Bill Bramlage brings you 80 pages of unbelievable photos with hundreds of great ideas for your layout!

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OGR Backshop Foreman Jim Barrett's
tips and tricks are timeless!

Jim shows you all kinds of modeling tips and tricks in this set of Backshop videos.

Great Layout Adventures are just that!

Great O gauge layouts on video and produced by OGR Publisher Emeritus, Rich Melvin.

Protect your investment in your O Gauge Railroading magazines with these beautiful OGR magazine binders.

Each OGR binder holds at least 14 issues. That’s TWO YEARS worth of magazines!
VIDEO - Instructional ButtonLearn about DCS and TMCC in these instructional videos!

OGR CEO Rich Melvin is your host for these great learning videos. Rich has a relaxed and conversational style that makes learning these digital command systems easy!

Berkshire Productions
Steam Videos

These videos are now available again, after almost 30 years off the market!

Hopewell Productions
Steam Railroad Videos!

All the big steam engines that you know and love are in these videos. NKP 765, N&W 611, C&O 614, SP 4449, N&W 1218 and many more! Some of these engines may never run again. Your man cave will be knee deep in cinders after you watch these videos!

Detail Parts ButtonThe Devil's in the Details!
Here are the detail parts you need to complete that scene.
Small parts ... at small prices, too!

Gorgeous 3-story buildings that look like small town America! Every small town in America has buildings that look like these!
6" square footprint. Available in kit form or an Ameri-Build fully built up, painted and assembled building!

2-story buildings...just right for your space!
Every small town in America has buildings that look like these, too! Here's a gorgeous set of 2-story buildings that will fit almost anywhere. Only a 6" square footprint. Available in kit form or fully assembled.

1-story buildings for your small town!

This set of 1-story buildings also have a 6" square footprint.
Available in kit form or fully assembled.

Don't have a lot of space?

Our building fronts can create the illusion of a big city
in just a few inches of space!

More work for the local switching crew!

These industrial buildings are designed to be used with a rail siding. Available in kit form or fully assembled.

Here are the BIG BUILDINGS!
A rail siding out back and a truck dock in front! If you've got the room, these big buildings will catch the eye of every visitor to your layout!
Available in kit form or fully assembled.