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HO scale Boston & Maine

By | January 18, 2021

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Track layout

The layout at a glance
Track layout
Name: Boston & Maine
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 14 x 25 feet
Prototype: Boston & Maine
Locale: Springfield, Mass., to White River Junction, Vt.
Era: Autumn, late 1950s
Style: around-the-walls
Mainline run: 80 feet
Minimum radius: 32”
Minimum turnout: no. 5
Maximum grade: less than 1 percent Benchwork: L-girder
Height: 48”
Roadbed: cork
Track: Walthers code 83
Scenery: extruded-foam insulation board, Structo-Lite, and plaster gauze Backdrop: photo backdrops

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