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Visit the TooMuchFun Railroad

By Vic Thies | February 23, 2024

An eclectic railroad for all ages

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The railroad at a glance

rocky scene on garden railroad
Vic Thies photo

Name: TooMuchFun Railroad
Size: 60′ wide x 25′ deep x 15′ high
Scale: Varies from 1:24 to 0-scale figures in some areas using forced perspective
Gauge: Nº 1, plus a small N gauge railroad within the railroad
Era: Mythical, Medieval, 1800s to present
Themes: 15+ different themes, from Wizard of Oz, Route 66, dragons and castles, to Utah mountains
Age: 5 years
Total length of 10 lines, (3 overhead and 7 garden): approximately 1,800′
Type of track: Mainly LGB & USA Trains sectional; some LGB and Train-li-USA flex track
Max. grades: Up to 30% on the two cog helix lines and 3.5% on the “L” loop
Lighting: More than 98% of the 20,000 lights are LED, with some incandescent streetlamps spread throughout the railroad

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