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The Salt Lake Route

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Name: The Salt Lake Route
Scale: N (1:160)
Size: 4 x 9 feet
Prototype: Union Pacific
Locale: Meadow Valley Wash in southern Nevada
Era: present day
Style: island
Mainline run: 15 feet
Minimum radius: 10"
Minimum turnout: no. 6
Maximum grade: level

Originally appeared in the January 2010 issue of Model Railroader.
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Sectional track diagram
Kato Unitrack

20-000 93/4"straight (22)
20-010 75/16"straight (13)
20-020 47/8"straight (7)
20-030 21/2" straight (6)
20-041 27/16" straight feeder (7)*
20-048 2" straight with bumping post (6)
20-050 3"-41/4" expansion section (16)
20-101 93/4"-radius curve (4)
20-110 11"-radius curve (1)
20-111 11"-radius curve (2)
20-121 123/8"-radius curve (1)
20-140 15"-radius curve (2)
20-150 281/4"-radius curve (4)
20-160 19"-radius curve (5)
20-202 no. 6 left-hand turnout (6)
20-203 no. 6 right-hand turnout (6)
20-210 123/4" double crossover
20-300 15-degree crossing
20-437 double-track bridge, silver
20-8701 V11 track set
20-004 (2), 20-023 (1), 20-042 (1),
20-043 (1), 20-181 (7), 20-182R (3), 20-182L (3)

*Dick used seven of these short feeder sections as indicated on the track plan. In seven other instances, he used Kato factory-wired terminal joiners as feeders. The other two feeders were in section 20-043 from the V11 track set.


Cork sheet
Liquid Nails for Projects
N scale cork roadbed
N scale track nails
Click on the link to download the PDF of this track plan showing Kato's superelevated sectional track.
DCC command station and plug panel locations
The location of the DCC command station and plug panels are shown on this track plan. The blue arrows indicate feeder wires.
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