The linear design of David Barrow’s masterful layout of Cat Mountain & Santa Fe Railway catches many of his new visitors off guard, as this maze-like form of model railroading is rarely utilized. That which surprises the average viewer about David’s layout is also what makes him a true innovator of the hobby, and was the reason why host Allen Keller wanted to visit David’s workshop to see the Santa Fe in action and ask a few questions about model railroading.
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In this segment, you’ll discover what pushed David to build his West Texas layout using linear module construction, and get answers to some of the common questions first-time viewers ask about this remarkable HO scale recreation. You’ll learn how David decides which structures to include in his scenery, and find out whether he opts more for scratch-built or kitbashed structures. We hope you enjoy this interview with a master!
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