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F scale Chester & Becket Ry.

Download this track plan from Great Model Railroads 2018
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Name: Chester & Becket Ry.
Layout designers: Steve Morrill, John Sacerdote, Doug Scott, Michael Tylick
Scale: F (1:20.3)
Size: 16 x 20 feet
Prototype: freelanced, based on Chester & Becket
Locale: Western Massachusetts
Era: mid-1930s
Style: sectional
Mainline run: 60 feet
Minimum Radius: 30"
Minimum turnout: no. 3
Maximum grade: 5 percent
Benchwork: plywood box girder
Height: 43" to 56"
Roadbed: Homasote on 1⁄2" birch plywood
Track: handlaid code 148
Scenery: extruded-foam insulation board, plaster, and Sculptamold

Control: Lenz Digital Command Control

This track plan originally appeared in Great Model Railroads 2018. Click on the link below to download a PDF copy of this track plan.

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