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HO scale New England, Berkshire & Western RR

Check out this track plan from the November 2015 Model Railroader

RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE | OVER 600 SQ. FT.
Name: New England, Berkshire & Western RR
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 33 x 124 feet
Prototype: freelanced, inspired by Delaware & Hudson and Rutland
Locale: upstate New York and western Vermont
Era: 1950
Style: linear walkaround
Benchwork: L-girder
Height: 51" to 59"
Roadbed: 1⁄2" Homasote with molded wood putty shoulders on 3⁄4" plywood
Track: handlaid except staging yards, codes 83 (main), 70 and 55 (yards and spurs)
Mainline run: approx. 400 feet
Minimum radius: 48" (main line)
Minimum turnout: no. 5 (spurs)
Maximum grade: 1.25 percent
Scenery: plaster hardshell and extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: 1⁄8" tempered hardboard glued and screwed to lath strips on 2 x 4 posts

Control: NCE Digital Command Control

 

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