Model Railroad Design “Best Practices”


“You must be a pirate for the pirate’s code to apply. The code is more what you’d call “guidelines” than actual rules. Welcome aboard the Black Pearl, Miss Turner.” ¬† Captain Hector Barbossa, Pirates of the Caribbean


Keeping with the spirit of Captain Barbossa, shown below are some general model railroad design “best practices”. ¬†Nothing is absolute, but utilizing these values, in general, will serve as a starting point and keep you out of trouble.