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HO scale Union Pacific Daneburg Subdivison

By | March 28, 2017

Download this track plan from the May 2017 Model Railroader

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HOscaleUnionPacificDaneburgSubdivision
HOscaleUnionPacificDaneburgSubdivision

Name: Union Pacific Daneburg ­Subdivision
Layout owner: Pelle Soeborg
Scale: HO
Size: 11 x 22 feet
Prototype:
Union Pacific
Locale: Freelanced, based on eastern Nebraska and western Iowa
Era: present-day
Layout style: around the walls
Mainline:
60 feet (excluding staging)
Minimum radius: 33″
Track: flextrack: code 83 (main), 70 (sidings), and 55 (spurs)
Turnouts: no. 6
Maximum Grade: 1 percent
Height: 46″ to 50″
Scenery: extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: photographic

Control: Lenz DCC

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

4 thoughts on “HO scale Union Pacific Daneburg Subdivison

  1. On page 48, there is a portable ladder to access the hatch of a tank car. Is this a commercial model or scratchbuilt? I want one… to help model the other end of the Safety Kleen operation (where they load the tank car from trucks).

  2. I’d like to do this but I’d like to add a second level to it… No helix! This would probably be my top level. Any suggestions?

  3. Excellant layout and scenery. This is the best corn field I have seen by far.
    How do you make the corn plants or where to purchase. The grain elevators are from my home town,
    Lexington Nebraska. Thanks.

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