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HO scale St. Louis Junction RR Co.

Download this track plan from the March 2020 Model Railroader
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The layout at a glance
Name: St. Louis Junction
Layout designer: John Schindler
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 30 x 60 feet
Prototype: BNSF Ry., CSX, Norfolk Southern, Terminal RR Association of
St. Louis, and Union Pacific
Locale: St. Louis area
Era: 2010
Style: multi-deck walk-in
Mainline run: 275 feet
Minimum radius: 32"
Minimum turnout: no. 8 (main), no. 6 (yards), and no. 4 (spurs)
Maximum grade: 1.5 percent
Benchwork: open grid on L girder
Height: upper level, 50"; staging, 36"
Roadbed: cork roadbed on Homasote
Track: code 83 flextrack
Scenery: ground foam with some plaster
Backdrop: hand-painted and photos
Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control

This track plan originally appeared in the March 2020 issue of Model Railroader magazine.

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