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HO scale Penn Central Hitop Branch

This track plan was originally published in the March 2016 Model Railroader. Click on the link below to download a copy of the track plan.
RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE | LESS 100 SQ. FT. | ISLAND
Name: Penn Central Hitop Branch
Layout owner: Steve Campbell
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 4 x 8 feet
Prototype: Penn Central (New York Central)
Locale: West Virginia
Era: 1968 to 1975
Style: island
Mainline run: 18 feet
Minimum radius: 22" (main), 18" (branch)
Minimum turnout: Atlas Snap-Switch
Maximum grade: 3.4 percent
Benchwork: cookie-cutter
Height: 40" to 52"
Roadbed: cork
Track: code 83 sectional and flextrack
Scenery: plaster cloth and extruded-foam insulation board
Control: NCE Digital Command Control

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