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Posted in Layout Designs by Rob Chant. (Last activity on Sunday, July 04, 2021 at 19:44:46 ADT.)

HO SCALE: Mohawk & Adirondack RR (End of Branch Line Mill Town)

This 12-inch by 84-inch HO-scale layout was done for a client's freelanced Mohawk & Adirondack RR. The owner wanted a layout based on a branch line terminal located in New York State circa 1943 or 1944. He wanted the mini to include a creamery, a produce warehouse, a textile mill, a small freight house, and a team track. I was able to include on that in the design, and also threw in a small passenger depot. With so many industries, there had to be a lot of track which pretty much dominates the shelf. However, it is a workable design for someone that likes some intense switching in a tight space.

Track Plan:

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Overall view of the layout:

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3D screen captures from the layout:.

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TAGS: Design Feature: Cassette Staging, Theme: End of Line Station, Layout Size: Mini Layouts, Theme: Single Station / Town, Theme: Switching Operations, USA (States): New York


User Comments:

Posted by Patrick Dowd on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9:29:54 PM.

Love this one. Lots of action possible in a manageable space.


Posted by Robert Chant on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 10:43:23 PM.

Thanks Patrick .... and yes ... lots of switching for such a small footprint ...


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