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HO scale Sierra Pintada & Western RR

Download this track plan from the April 2018 Model Railroader
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Name: Sierra Pintada & Western RR
Layout owner: Willem Van der Hoeven
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 10'-0" x 34'-10"
Prototype: freelanced, inspired by old-time western United States railroads
Locale: Arizona
Era: 1880s
Style: shelf
Mainline run: 40 feet
Minimum radius: 24"
Minimum turnout: no. 4
Maximum grade: 2 percent
Benchwork: shelf on consoles
Height: 40"
Roadbed: 1⁄2" soft fiberboard on 1⁄4" plywood
Track: handlaid code 70 (Silver City), Shinohara code 70 (Dutch Flat), Peco code 100 (return loop)
Scenery: soft fiberboard, extruded-foam insulation board, hardshell, and plaster
Backdrop: painted on linoleum (Silver City), Walthers mural on linoleum (Dutch Flat)

Control: direct current

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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