Bruce Williams Zaccagnino spent 16-years building the world’s largest model railway, called “Northlandz”. It’s situated in a pillared 52,000-square-foot building and approximately 200,000 pounds of plaster has been used to build the mountains – the tallest is 30 feet. There are about 400 bridges and trestles, the longest bridge being 40 feet. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

There is an improbable number of mountains that require an improbable number of bridges and trestles. The website says about 200,000 pounds of plaster has been used to build the mountains and the tallest is 30 feet. There are about 400 bridges and trestles, the longest bridge being 40 feet.

Some of the HO-scale scenes include: a Civil War battle with appropriate rolling stock; a recreation of the driving of the golden spike in Utah in 1869 completing the first transcontinental railroad; a village in winter; a carnival with roller coaster; a circus; a military installation; a castle; a city with skyscrapers; towns; farms; and a bottomless pit that owes its effect to mirrors.

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