Layout

NAME

SCALE

SIZE

PROTOTYPE

PERIOD

PURPOSE

LAYOUT LOCALE

LAYOUT STYLE

LAYOUT HEIGHT

BENCHWORK

???

HO (1:87.1)

4 x 8 feet

New York Central (NYC)

July 1944

A small freight stop/yard & steam/diesel fueling facility

Somewhere along the New York Central...

Bent oval

42"

1 x 3 frame surrounding a 4 x 8 sheet of extruded foam insulation 2 x 2 legs w/1 x 2 cross supports

ROADBED

 

TRACK

 

TURNOUTS

 

MIN. RADIUS

MAX. GRADE

 

CONTROL DCC

Cork - HO on mainline and passing siding; N in yard and servicing track area

Mostly Atlas Code 83 sectional with a few flex-track sections - Superelevated (0.02 max. height) on mainline.

Fast Track #5s on mainline; #4.5s at beginning of yard and servicing track area

22", except for 3 sections of 18" on west (right) end of layout

1.5% transition leading down into yard and servicing track area

NCE Power Cab