June/July 2003

Coverage of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry HO layout that opened in Fall 2002. SMARTT fabricated all trackwork, benchwork , electrical work, and interactive animated accessories. We also built every railroad-bridge including the mammoth 14 foot long arched truss bridge which is the centerpiece of the layout. SMARTT also built every Chicago area municipal-bridge, the Chicago subway station, and the operating replica of the famous Chicago CTA El-train.

Part I
Title: Wow! Exploring the Amazing $3.5 million HO scale Model Railroad at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry
Author: David Popp
June 2003 pp.60-67

Part II
Title: A Model Railroad Work of Art
Author: David Popp
July 2003 pp. 62-67

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