Norm Charbonneau’s 3-Rail O Scale Layout

Publisher’s Corner

Feeling Cornered?

Editor’s Corner

Planning, Not Procrastinating

Feature Articles

Northbrook Layout Rebuild
Norm Charbonneau’s
Masterful 3-Rail O Scale Layout


  • It’s Always Autumn in New England by Jim Sprague
  • Under the Wire by Don McCuaig

Here’s an Idea…

Quick and Easy Flatcar Tie-Downs

Product Showcase

  • Lionel Construction Railroad Set
  • Right On Track Models Wilson Bros. Freight Transfer
  • RMT’s Classic 96400 boxcar series
  • MTH SD70ACe diesel
  • MTH Premier line GP9 diesel
  • Downtown Deco Lindsey’s Grocery
  • Woodland Scenics Rustic Water Tower
  • Lionel Operating Train Society (LOTS) Samuel Adams refrigerator car

Helper Engine

20 years  –  George Brown Pulls the Pin


ERR Products Now Offered by Sunset/3rd Rail

How-To-Do-It Features

Urban Renewal by Dave Minarik

Product Reviews

  • Atlas O Trainman GE Dash 8-40CW
  • MTH Premiere Big Boy

Collector’s Gallery

Lionel Green Postwar-Inspired Alco
FA Passenger Set: Last of a Breed?

Jim Barrett in the Backshop

Building a Layout
Creating Old and Neglected Rail Sidings

Readers’ Rails

Great layout photos from OGR Readers Jack Hedge, Howard Karr and Bob Hillerich.

Dealer Roundhouse

Use the OGR Dealer Locator to find OGR dealers all over the country!

Scheduled Meets

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