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Posted in Layout Designs by Rob Chant. (Last activity on Wednesday, January 01, 2020 at 15:30:00 AST.)

HO SCALE: Canadian National Ry (Kensington Sub)

This HO-scale layout was done for a friend of mine back in 2016. The design was to occupy an L-shape space of 8'0" by 12'6", with 16" wide shelves and using a minimum radius of 24". The layout is based on Canadian National's Kinsington Subdivision on Prince Edward Island in the 1980s. Power is provided by a single RSC-14, with rolling stock consisting of 40' and 50' boxcars with a 55' flat car being the longest freight car.

The owner wanted a team track and three or four flat buildings for potato warehouses with two to four spots for car loading. After the first draft, he decided to make a few changes and swapped out a few of the warehouses. Instead, we included a fertilizer and chemical supply company (Brockville Chemical) which receives box cars and covered hoppers.

One of the potato warehouses was removed from the plan, and replaced with a small Gulf Oil facility that receives tank cars. Another potato warehouses was replaced with Schurman Building Supplies, which receives lumber in box cars and on bulk head flats.

Track Plan:

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Overall views of the layout:

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3D screen captures from the layout:

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TAGS: Theme: End of Line Station, Theme: Single Station / Town, Layout Size: Small Layouts, Design Feature: Staging Yards, Canada (Provinces): Prince Edward Island, Canadian Railways: Canadian National Ry


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