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HO scale Elmira, N.Y.

Download this track plan from the October 2018 Model Railroader
RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE | WALK-IN | OVER 600 SQ. FT.
Name: Railroads of Elmira, N.Y.
Layout owner: Joe Leahy
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 33 x 36 feet
Prototype: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; Erie RR
Locale: Elmira, N.Y.
Era: early 1950s
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: approx. 210 feet
Minimum radius: 30"
Minimum turnout: no. 6 (main), no. 4 (sidings and secondary track)
Maximum grade: 2 percent (main), 4 percent (coal mine branch)
Benchwork: open-grid and plywood tabletop
Height: 40" to 45"
Roadbed: cork
Track: Atlas code 100 flextrack
Scenery: cardboard web covered with plaster
Backdrop: painted on wood and 1⁄2" extruded-foam insulation board
Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control

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