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HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy RR (2017)

Download this track plan from the April 2017 Model Railroader
RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE | OVER 600 SQ. FT. | WALK-IN
Name: Milwaukee, Racine & Troy RR
Layout owner: Model Railroader staff
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 28 x 54 feet
Prototype:
freelanced bridge line
Locale: Southeastern Wisconsin
Era: 1980s and 1990s
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: approx. 200 feet
Minimum radius: 36" (main)
Minimum turnout:
no. 6 (main), no. 4 spurs
Maximum grade: 3 percent eastbound, 1.5 percent westbound (5.5 percent downgrade on staging ramp)
Benchwork: 1 x 4 open grid
Height: 493⁄4" to 671⁄2"
Roadbed: cork on 3⁄4" plywood
Track: code 83 flextrack
Scenery: plaster over cardboard webbing and Sculptamold over foam
Backdrop: painted hardboard, photo at Milwaukee Harbor and Port Marquette Yard
Control: CVP and NCE DCC (MRC on WSOR)

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