Layout Photos from 1991-1992.
With the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA)National Convention coming to Milwaukee, WI in 2010 the MNSE started a cleaning project.
One of the first items of business was to paint the floor on the club room. This had been discussed for many years. In April 2009 two members took it upon themselves to form the Floor Committee and finish the job. Photos of that project will be forthcoming.
After completed a clean up started and the photos below were found on a display board. So rather than throw them away the photos were taken off the board and scanned for sake of saving them.
It is believed that this was the state of the MNSE layout in 1991-1992. Things have changed a bit in 17 years and like any great layout it is "never finished".
To see the MNSE in its current state click here MNSE Layout Tour
Beginnings of Coal Mine
Start of the Container Yard
Quite a drought in the harbor, or the tide is out
Baresville after the Tornado and being rebuilt
All this track is hidden under Big City Depot now
Industry returns to Baresville after twister
The Island juts out and there is no facia board
The harbor and switching area coming together
Ball Brewery under construction
Upper Port Industrial area trackwork
Original Layout of Prott Yard and servicing area
Mortl Oil coming online as an industry
Matteford Paper Plant Version 1.0 I think
Hills coming out of Prott Yard and dry river bed
MNSE Yard Office and MOW vehicles