Generally speaking this would be businesses such as a grocery, a barber shop, a machine shop – places that would ‘sell’ to the public. That machine shop though could also be industrial.

Jukes Boat Livery

Jukes Jukes Boat Rental is a cardstock model from Clever Models. Originally called Jukes Boat Livery it has been expanded a bit in the latest version from Clever. My version was created using the original model. Location .. Location I had the perfect place for Jukes. Right next to the river .. the only downside...

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Timber Ore Bin

Structures & Stuff» Commercial» Timber Ore Bin» Cananea Ore Bins I found these drawings of one of the Canaea Ore bin on page 277 of "The Design of Mine Structures" by Milo Smith Ketchum published 1912. 1 These ore bins were located at the mines...

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CM O Scale Maintenance Shed

Clever Models This is one of Clever Models paper/cardstock kits. What you get is a PDF. You can print as many copies as needed. Since it is a print you can modify as needed. The price .. current as of 3/9/2019 is $6.95 - you download online. I can't think of a better/cheaper way to...

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O Scale Barge

Train Troll O Scale 32' Barge (Scow) Photo from Train Troll Website I happily admit that I used the Train Troll's 32' Barge as a guide for my own barge. The link shows the measurements .. Length, Width and Height. With the photos I could create a copy for my own use .. and modify...

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Brick Mercantile

The Brick Mercantile This old shaped little building from Clever Models caught my attention. This is the building as you see on the website built as designed. P/N S62 The BRICK MERCANTILE Print and Cut I decided to follow my usual process and create a sub-structure of foam board, gluing the printed walls to the...

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Coking Complex

What IS Coke anyhoo? Coke is the solid carbonaceous material derived from destructive distillation of low-ash, low-sulfur bituminous coal. Cokes from coal are grey, hard, and porous. While coke can be formed naturally, the commonly used form is man-made. Volatile constituents of the coal—including water, coal-gas, and coal-tar—are driven off by baking in an airless...

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CM O scale Stone Grainery

Cardstock Most of the structures on my layout are adaptations of Cardstock Models from Clever Models. I have my own method of building them but each kit is in itself complete with internal bracing and are excellent just as designed. In the "Freebies" section of the Clever Models website there are instructions on building cardstock...

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Source
  1. The Design of Mine Structures, by Milo Smith Ketchum, pub 1912[]