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HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy RR (2017)

By | February 17, 2017

Download this track plan from the April 2017 Model Railroader

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Name: Milwaukee, Racine & Troy RR
Layout owner: Model Railroader staff
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 28 x 54 feet
Prototype: freelanced bridge line
Locale: Southeastern Wisconsin
Era: 1980s and 1990s
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: approx. 200 feet
Minimum radius: 36″ (main)
Minimum turnout: no. 6 (main), no. 4 spurs
Maximum grade: 3 percent eastbound, 1.5 percent westbound (5.5 percent downgrade on staging ramp)
Benchwork: 1 x 4 open grid
Height: 493⁄4″ to 671⁄2″
Roadbed: cork on 3/4″ plywood
Track: code 83 flextrack
Scenery: plaster over cardboard webbing and Sculptamold over foam
Backdrop: painted hardboard, photo at Milwaukee Harbor and Port Marquette Yard

Control: CVP and NCE DCC (MRC on WSOR)

This track plan originally appeared in the April 2017 Model Railroader. Click the link to download a PDF of the track plan. 

3 thoughts on “HO scale Milwaukee, Racine & Troy RR (2017)

  1. How often do you have operating sessions? Is the general public allowed to experience this magnificent layout?

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