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HO scale Frisco Lines

Download this track plan from the June 2020 Model Railroader
Layout at a glance
Name: Frisco Lines
Layout owner: John Peluso
Scale: HO scale (1:87.1)
Size: 16 x 30 feet
Prototype: St. Louis-San Francisco Ry. (Frisco)
Locale: St. Louis to Springfield, Mo.
Era: late 1950s to late 1960s
Style: double-deck walk-in
Mainline run: 400 feet
Minimum radius: 30" (main), 26" (staging)
Minimum turnout: no. 8 (main), no. 6 (secondary tracks)
Maximum grade: 1.7 percent
Benchwork: open grid
Height: 43" to 48" (lower deck), 62" to 68" (upper deck)
Roadbed: cork on 3⁄4" plywood
Track:
Atlas and Micro Engineering code 83 flextrack
Scenery: cardboard grid covered with plaster gauze and drywall mud
Backdrop: photo and paint
Control: CVP Easy DCC

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