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Home Union Pacific Silver Creek Division Layout in N scale

A small N-scale layout under construction, showing single oval line that passes through mountains, river, tunnels and bridges, created for representing the steam era in the beginning of XX century.

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Scale & Size
Scale: N (1/160)
Size: Very Small
Dimen­sions: 168cm x 58cm; 66" x 23"; 5.5′ x 1.9′
Area: 0.98m2; 1.17yd2
 
Time & Theme
Epoch/Era: I, II / Steam
Theme: Hybrid
Location: United States
 
Tracks & Route
Trackage: Atlas N tracks and turntable, Peco N Streamline turnouts
Type: Closed Route
Line: Single, with Branch(es)
 
Features & Control
Traffic: Passenger, Freight, Shunting/Switching
Power supply: DC
Turnouts: Electric
Uncoupling: Manual
 


Description

Here is how the author describes his layout design:

"I am in the process of starting my first real layout. I managed to get my beloved wife to agree to let me build a narrow layout to put in the corner of our living room, hence the odd size. Anyway, my idea was for a small branch line in the Rocky mountains. I ended up picking UP because the first good loco I nabbed was a UP, and they are out west so it fit. The plan also includes features from home as well with the bridge, tunnel, bridge in the back. This idea was from the ET&WNC's Doe River Gorge in east TN. The plan started with a main loop and several short yard tracks, then grew to include an Atlas turntable. My rough era is the 1920's but I am not going to rivet count it, just get as close as I can."

More pictures and info about the progress of this layout construction can be seen in Jason's topic Union Pacific Silver Creek Division 23x66" Layout Construction on nscale.net forum.

Information
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Project: Layout Under Construction   
Author: Jason Stamper   
Software: SCARM
Posted on: 25 Jul 2017
Views: 1856
 
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