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HO scale Leadville & Red Cliff RR

Download this track plan from the June 2018 Model Railroader
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Name: Leadville & Red Cliff RR
Layout owner: Bill Brown
Scale: HO and HOn3 (1:87.1)
Size: 25 x 40 feet
Prototype: Union Pacific, BNSF Ry. (lower level); Denver & Rio Grande Western, Rio Grande Southern, and Silverton RR narrow gauge lines (upper level)
Locale: central Colorado
Era: present day (lower level), 1949 (D&RGW and RGS), 1910 (Silverton RR)
Style: multilevel walkaround
Mainline run: 200 feet (standard gauge), 190 feet (narrow gauge)
Minimum radius: 32"(standard gauge), 18" (narrow gauge)
Minimum turnout: no. 6 (standard gauge main), no. 4 (narrow gauge main)
Maximum grade: none (lower level), 4 percent (upper level)
Benchwork: L-girder
Height: 40" to 69"
Roadbed: Homabed and cork
Track: code 83 flextrack (lower level), codes 40, 55, and 70 (upper level)
Scenery: plaster shell over cardboard lattice and extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: photo murals mounted on tempered hardboard
Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control system

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