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HO scale Piedmont & Western RR

Download this track plan from the May 2018 Model Railroader
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Name: Piedmont & Western RR
Layout owner: Jack Parker
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size:
20 x 20 feet plus 12 x 40 feet
Prototype: freelanced, inspired by the Clinchfield RR
Locale: North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia
Era: early to mid-1950s
Style: multilevel, walk-in
Mainline run: 600 feet
Minimum radius: 30"
Minimum turnout: no. 6 (main), no. 4 (industries)
Maximum grade: 21⁄2 percent
Benchwork: open grid and L girder
Height: 40" to 52"
Roadbed: extruded-foam insulation board, Homasote, or cork over 3⁄4" plywood
Track: code 83 and 100 flextrack and code 100 handlaid
Scenery: powdered texture paint or Hydrocal over screen wire or web of cardboard strips
Backdrop: painted on walls

Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control

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

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