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HO scale Western Maryland Ry. Blue Ridge Division

Download this track plan from the March 2020 Model Railroader
The layout at a glance
Name: Western Maryland Ry. Blue Ridge Division
Layout designer: Brian Wolfe
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 28 x 39 feet
Prototype: Western Maryland Ry.
Locale: Maryland/Pennsylvania border
Era: 1970
Style: multilevel walk-in
Mainline run: 200 feet
Minimum radius: 29" (main), 18" (Hagerstown wye)
Minimum turnout: no. 6 (main), no. 4 (yards)
Maximum grade: 2.4 percent
Benchwork: open grid (lower level), 3⁄4" plywood (upper level)
Height: 43" to 58"
Roadbed: cork on 1⁄2" plywood
Track: Atlas code 83 flextrack
Scenery: Brandt’s Scenery Compound over window screen or plaster cloth
Backdrop: ScenicKing photos
Control: Lenz Digital Command Control

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