Our first two visits (Great
Model Railroads, Volume 2 and Volume
24) concentrated on the original city of Manchester and the newer cities of
Dovertown and Bedford Falls. In this installment we devote the majority of the
video to the new areas of Franklin, Belverton, Chesterville and Beaver Meadow.
Youll see enough of the earlier towns to give you a feel for them, but the
new scenes are so different from the old that they cry out for your attention.
George is now doing smaller wood buildings in contrast to the earlier large brick
canyons of Manchester and Dovertown. He has even created a logging operation in
the wilderness section of the new area, and the whole layout has been greened
out with lots of trees.
The Franklin & South Manchester is a free-lanced line set in Massachusetts
in 1935. Its the most highly detailed layout ever built! This video will
keep you watching to find things you missed on previous viewings. And talking
about detail, George has now added many of his Fine Scale Miniature kits to the