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F Line traction

By | May 22, 2018

Download this track plan from the July 2018 Model Railroader

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Name: F Line traction
Layout owner: Harvey Simon
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 5 x 8 feet
Prototype: San Francisco MunicipalTransp ortation Agency’s F Line
Locale: San Francisco, between Castro District and Fisherman’s Wharf
Era: modern
Style: modified walk-in
Mainline run: 40 feet
Minimum radius: 61⁄4″
Minimum turnout: single point, equivalent to no. 2
Maximum grade: none
Benchwork: open grid
Height: 37″
Roadbed: 1⁄2″ plywood covered by 1⁄2″Homasote
Track: Orr girder rail, crossings, and turnouts
Scenery: patching plaster roads and styrene sidewalks
Backdrop: commercial backdrop and custom-printed photographs
Control: Model Rectifier Corp. Prodigy Express DCC powering live overhead

This track plan originally appeared in the July 2018 issue of Model Railroader. Click on the link to download a PDF copy of this track plan.

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