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On30 Marshfield & Old Colony

Check out this track plan from the July 2020 Model Railroader
Click on the image or the link below to download a PDF of this track plan.
The layout at a glance

Name: Marshfield & Old Colony
Layout owner: Michael Tylick
Scale: On30 (1:48 proportion on 30" gauge track)
Size: 8 x 16 feet
Prototype: freelanced
Locale: Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Era: 1920s and 1930s
Mainline run: 25 feet
Minimum radius: 18"
Minimum turnout: handlaid, approximately no. 4
Maximum grade: 2 percent
Benchwork: L girder
Height: 43"
Roadbed: spline on plywood
Track: handlaid code 83
Scenery: hardshell over woven cardboard strips
Backdrop: painted on wallpaper
Control: Lenz Digital Command Control

This track plan originally appeared in the July 2020 Model Railroader. Click on the link below to download a PDF copy of this track plan.
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