The History Behind One of the World’s Largest Model Train Sets Featuring Over Nine Miles of Track

Great Big Story explores the amazing 16-year history of Bruce Zaccagnino and the world’s largest model train set that he built at his Northlandz museum in Flemington, New Jersey. The train set that Bruce created features “more than nine miles of track, 400 bridges, 3,000 miniature buildings, and 50,000 streets.”

For the past 16 years, Bruce Zaccagnino has worked alone to build what is thought to be the world’s largest HO-scale model railroad set. Featuring more than nine miles of track, Zaccagnino’s masterpiece also boasts 400 bridges, 3,000 miniature buildings and 50,000 streets. Welcome to your childhood fantasy. Welcome to Northlandz.