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A compact backyard line

By | April 8, 2013

The P&BW Railroad reflects Colorado history

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The P&BW Railroad
The P&BW Railroad

Railway at a glance

Name: P&BW RR
Size of railroad: 30′ x 40′
Scale: 1:29 and 1:20.3
Gauge: Nº 1 (45mm)
Era: Late 1800s to present
Theme: Colorado railroading then and now
Age: 4 years
Motive power: USA Trains diesels, LGB and Bachmann steam locomotives
Length of mainline: Lower loop, 106′; upper loop, 146′
Maximum gradient: 2%
Type of track: Aristo-Craft stainless with Split Jaw connectors
Minimum radius: 4′
Structures: Mostly rebuilt/kitbashed; some Lionel kits, and Aristo-Craft
Control system: Aristo-Craft Train Engineer with Bridgewerks 15-amp power supply

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