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HO scale Sante Fe Hereford Subdivision

Download this track plan from the September 2020 Model Railroader
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The layout at a glance
Name: Santa Fe Hereford Subdivision
Layout owner: Sammy Carlile
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 25 x 25 feet
Prototype: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.
Locale: between Amarillo, Texas, and Clovis, N.M.
Era: summer 1995
Style: multilevel walk-in
Mainline run: 225 feet
Minimum radius: 30"
Minimum turnout: no. 6
Maximum grade: 1.85 percent
Benchwork: open grid
Height: 44" to 64"
Roadbed: cork over 3⁄4" plywood
Track: codes 83 and 100 flextrack
Scenery: plaster cloth over screen and extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: painted 1⁄4" tempered hardboard
Control: Digitrax wireless Digital Command Control

This track plan originally appeared in the September 2020 issue of Model Railroader magazine. Click on the image or the link below to download a copy of the plan.

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