LAYOUT DETAILS

For those interested in layout statistics, here's a few:

 

Prototypes

Mostly CB&Q

 

plus C&NW

 

Some GN & NP

 

A little UP and C&S

Locale

Wyoming

Era

1930-1945 (not rigid)

Scale

HO

Size

30 1/2 feet X 29 feet

Style

Semi-linear; Walkaround

Minimum Radius

36 inches "helix"

 

30 inches elsewhere

Maximum Grade

1.5% (on helix)

Track

 

     Hidden

Code 100

     Mainlines

Code 83

     Sidings, spurs, yards

Code 70

Turnouts

No. 4, 6 & 8

Benchwork

L-Girder & Grid

Control

DCC (manufacturer NCE)

Operation

Train Order

 

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