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Chuck Hitchcock’s HO scale Ottawa Junction Ry. layout

By | July 14, 2022

This 28 x 30-foot layout depicts branchline railroading in Kansas

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Ottawa Junction Ry. layout track plan

Facts & features

Name: Ottawa Junction Ry.
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 28 x 30 feet
Prototype: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Locale: Kansas
Era: 1952
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: 24 feet on Second District, 24 feet on main line through Ottawa
Minimum radius: 30″
Minimum turnout: no. 6
Maximum grade: none
Benchwork: 3/4″ plywood on brackets or 2 x 2 legs
Height: 53″
Roadbed: none on branch, 3/16″ camper tape on main
Track: code 70 branch, code 83 main
Scenery: under construction
Backdrop: walls painted blue
Control: CVP Easy DCC with radio throttles

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Ottawa Junction Ry. layout track plan
Chuck Hitchcock’s HO scale Ottawa Junction Ry. layout.

2 thoughts on “Chuck Hitchcock’s HO scale Ottawa Junction Ry. layout

  1. Being a 1952 era layout, would there have been steam operating? If so, how did loco’s get turned, or did they run tender-first?

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