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HO scale Johnstown & Gerryville

Download this track plan from the April 2018 Model Railroader
HOscaleJohnstownGerryville
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Name: Johnstown & Gerryville
Layout owner: John Travis
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 13 x 37 with 5 x 17 staging area
Prototype: freelanced, inspired by Pennsylvania RR
Locale: southwestern Pennsylvania
Era: 1953
Mainline run: 240 feet
Minimum radius: 30"
Minimum turnout: no. 5
Maximum grade: 2.5 percent
Benchwork: L girder and open grid
Height: 42"to 59"
Roadbed: cork (main line), Homasote (industries and yards)
Track: Atlas code 100 flextrack
Scenery: plaster cloth over cardboard strips, crumpled newspaper or extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: Painted drywall and tempered hardboard

Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control

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

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