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HO scale Northern Memories

Download this track plan from the April 2016 Model Railroader
The layout at a glance
Name: Northern Memories
Layout owner/designer: John Mueller
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 10 x 21 feet plus 13 x 17 feet
Theme: freelanced, inspired by Chicago & North Western Ry.
Locale: Northern Wisconsin
Era: early 1950s
Style: walk-in, around the walls
Mainline run: 190 feet
Minimum radius: 24"
Minimum turnout: Atlas no. 6 (main), no. 4 (yard)
Maximum grade: 3 percent
Benchwork: open grid and L girder
Height: 47" to 53"
Roadbed: cork
Track: Atlas code 100 flextrack (main), code 83 (sidings and yards)
Scenery: plaster and Sculptamold over nylon screen supported by cardboard webbing
Backdrop: tempered hardboard
Control: NCE Digital Command Control

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