Railroad Quick Look

Name:  Owens Valley Sub. Of the SPSF
Scale: N scale (1:160)
Room size: 26' 8"  X  18' 7"
Prototype: Southern Pacific Santa Fe (SPSF)
Locale: Eastern Side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains (CA and NV)
Era: May 7th, 1988
Style: Walkaround Double Deck/Mushroom
Mainline run: (not completed yet)
Minimum radius: Mainline - 21" Spurs - 18"
Turnout size: built to fit, minimum #7
Maximum Grade: 1.7%
Benchwork: Open grid attached to wall studs
Height: 52" to 54"
Roadbed: combination of spline & 1/2" mdf topped with cork
Track: Atlas and Micro Engineering code 55 flextrack
Train Length: Max 155" - 3 to 5 Locomotives, 25 to 35 Cars
Scenery: (TBA)
Backdrop: 1/8” hardboard (masonite)
Control: Digitrax Digital Command Control with JMRI



The Owens River looking south down the valley ------>


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