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N scale Rio Grande, Alpine Division

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

Name: Rio Grande, Alpine Division
Layout owner: Matt Carpenter
Scale: N scale (1:160)
Size: 14 x 32 feet
Prototype: Denver & Rio Grande Western
Locale: Colorado mountains
Era: 1985
Style: walk-in with partial upper deck
Mainline run: 250 feet
Minimum radius:
Minimum turnout: no. 6
Maximum grade: 3 percent
Benchwork: open grid on heavy-duty wood shelf brackets
Height: 42" to 58"
Roadbed: “Easy Spline” sandwich of tempered hardboard and Styrofoam
Track: Micro Engineering code 70 flextrack
Scenery: cardboard strips, plaster cloth, aluminum foil plaster castings
Backdrop: hand-painted
Control: Model Rectifier Corp. Prodigy 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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