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The Wascana Canyon Railway

By | February 13, 2014

Traversing a canyon carved from the plains of Canada

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The Wascana Canyon Railway
The Wascana Canyon Railway

The Wascana Canyon Railway at a glance

Name: Wascana Canyon Railway, with operating rights for Canadian Pacific Railway
Size of railway: About 30′ x 40′
Scale: 1:29
Gauge: Nº 1 (45 mm)
Era: Past 30 years
Theme: Mainline shipping of grain, containers, and petroleum
Age: Six years
Motive power: USA Trains SD-70, two GP 38-2s, Alco S-4; Aristo-Craft SD-45, Budd Rail Diesel Car; all track powered
Length of mainline: Two loops: 140′ upper and 160′ lower
Maximum gradient: 3%
Type of track: Code 332 stainless steel
Minimum radius: 4′
Structures: Scratchbuilt
Control: Aristo-Craft Revolution

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