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Visit a 1970s branch line

By Bob Rivard | February 13, 2014

The Union Pacific/CB&Q serves local industries

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Visit a 1970s branch line
Visit a 1970s branch line

UP/CB&Q at a glance

Name: Union Pacific & CB&Q
Size of railroad: 40′ x 40′
Scale: 1:29
Gauge: Nº 1
Era: 1970
Theme: Southern Nebraska branch line featuring joint UP & CB&Q operations
Age: 9 years
Motive power: USA Trains Alco S-4s, GP-30, GP-7, F-3
Length of mainline: 180′
Maximum gradient: 2.5%
Type of track: Aristo-Craft
Minimum radius: 4’6″
Structures: Mostly scratchbuilt
Control system: Bridgewerks Magnum 15

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