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HO scale Hoosac Valley RR

Download this track plan from the August 2017 Model Railroader
HOscaleHoosacValleyRR2017
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Name: Hoosac Valley RR
Layout owner: Dick Elwell
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 32 x 62 feet
Prototype: freelanced, inspired by New York Central and Boston & Albany
Locale: Northeast
Era: 1940s to 1960s
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: 365 feet
Minimum radius: 42" (main line)
Minimum turnout: no. 6 (one no. 4 turnout)
Maximum grade: 1.5 percent
Benchwork: L-girder
Height:
48" to 52"
Roadbed: 1⁄4" x 11⁄4" pine lattice
Track: flextrack and handlaid; codes 70, 83, and 100
Scenery:
Hydrocal over cardboard strips; extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: photos on wall

Control: NCE DCC

This track plan originally appeared in the August 2017 Model Railroader. Click the link below to download a PDF of the track plan. 

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