Railroad Quick Look

Name:  Owens Valley Sub. Of the SPSF
Scale: N scale (1:160)
Room size: 27.5’  X  18.5’
Prototype: Southern Pacific Santa Fe (SPSF)
Locale: Eastern Side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains (CA and NV)
Era: Spring 1988
Style: Walkaround Double Deck
Mainline run: TBA
Minimum radius: Visible – 20”, Hidden – 18”
Turnout size: built to fit, minimum #6
Maximum Grade: 2.0%
Benchwork: Open grid attached to wall studs
Height: 42" to 62", most benchwork between 52" to 58"
Roadbed: combination of spline & 1/2" mdf topped with cork
Track: Atlas code 55 flextrack, Code 55 handlaid turnouts
Train Length: 3 to 6 Locomotives, 25 to 35 Cars
Scenery: (TBA)
Backdrop: 1/8” hardboard (masonite)
Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control

 

 

The Owens River looking south down the valley ------>

 

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