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Evoking the West through Railroad Modeling

Focus eras: 1965-1990

The Lines (and Eras) of Rails West

A Proto-free lanced railroad set in West Texas with two distinct eras–the late 1960s and the mid 1970s. The railroad runs from Pecos, Texas down to Presidio Texas on the Mexican border and interchanges with the SP, ATSF, MP and Rock Island.

The Limpia Canyon Northern (LCN) operates under multiple eras (1960-1990) within the LCN short line road name B. Smith created many years ago.

Southern Pacific on the Kerrville, TX Branch to the stage in two eras-Late 1960s and mid 1970s.

Western Pacific scenario in Nevada in the late 1960s.

An interpretation of WP operations around Milpitas, CA in the early 1970s and 1980.

Missouri Pacific in West Texas in 1977.

LCN Railway offers short line action on an eccentric steam-powered line in 1965 from a connection with the Southern Pacific in Marathon, TX to La Linda on the border with Mexico.

Cover photo — Collado, TX October 19, 1968 (c) Joe McMillan, used with permission