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

Current Layout

Current Layout

Diesel Fueling facility

Diesel Fueling facility

Ball signal shanty

Ball signal shanty

NYC Freight house

NYC Freight house

Dill's Market & Gas

Dill's Market & Gas

FM Concrete Coaling tower

FM Concrete Coaling tower

Steam-Diesel Servicing facilty

Steam-Diesel Servicing facilty

Future Layout concept

Future Layout concept

NYC H-10a - 2139