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HO scale Red Mountain RR

Download this track plan from the February 2019 Model Railroader
Click on the image to download a PDF of the track plan.

Name: Red Mountain RR
Layout owner: John V. Lazar
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 14 x 18 feet
Prototypes: Pennsylvania RR and Ligonier Valley RR
Locale: western Pennsylvania
Era: 1945 to 1955
Style: multi-deck walk-in
Mainline run: 103 feet
Minimum radius: 24"
Minimum turnout: no. 4
Maximum grade: 3 percent
Benchwork: open grid and L-girder
Height: 36" to 55½"
Roadbed: cork over 3⁄8" plywood
Track: code 100 flextrack
Scenery: plaster over screen and plaster and joint compound over extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: hand-painted on lauan
Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control

This track plan originally appeared in the February 2019 Model Railroader. Click on the link below to download a PDF of the plan.

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