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HO scale Santa Fe Eastern

Download this track plan from the January 2017 Model Railroader
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Name: Santa Fe Eastern
Layout owner: Les Illes
Scale: HO
Size: 25 x 35 feet
Prototype: Santa Fe (BNSF Ry.) and Southern Pacific (Union Pacific)
Locale: Cajon Pass in California
Era: 1940s to present
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: 600 feet in three lines
Minimum radius: 30"
Minimum turnout: no. 8 (main), no. 6 (yards)
Maximum grade: 2 percent
Benchwork: open grid
Height: 43" to 58"
Roadbed: 1⁄2" plywood, Homasote, and cork
Track: Micro Engineering code 83
Scenery: Hydrocal hardshell
Backdrop: hand-painted on walls

Control: Digitrax DCC with wireless throttles

This track plan originally appeared in the January 2017 Model Railroader. Click on the link below to download a PDF copy of this track plan.

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