This is a model of the steel mill at the North end of Troy. This area today is just a weed covered field a few foundations scattered about. The red brick building in the right hand corner of the photo still stands and is a museum.
The club has built a beautiful rendition of the Troy Union Station. This structure was torn down in the late 1950’s.
|These great looking scratchbuilt structures represent some the old apartment buildings found throughout the city of Troy, NY
This large rail yard facility in Troy was fashioned after the Rutland’s yard in Rutland, VT
Here we see a very detailed scene at the car shops located at the Troy rail yards
|Here is another example of some of the older structures in Troy, all scratch-built
This is a model of the lift bridge that carried the tracks over to Green Island
|Lake George is nicely represented on the layout. A D&H branchline used to serve this location
Whitman’s feed was located across from the Rutland RR station in North Bennington, VT. This is an exact replica of the actual structure as it looked in the 1950’s
) State Line Tunnel is on the New York/Massachusetts border and was owned by the Boston and Albany RR, now the CSX. This is a very accurate rendition of the real tunnel.
|The RPI club has done an amazing job of recreating the Red Rocks scene. This is where the D&H hugged the steep cliffs of Lake Champlain
The ore mines at Tahawus, NY were once a very busy place and generated a lot of railway traffic
|The next four photos are taken in various locations around the city of Chateaugay, a fictitious city created on the layout
|One final view of a NYC freight train snaking along the Red Rocks area along the shores of Lake Champlain