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John Vavra’s HO scale Santa Fe Lines

By | October 20, 2021

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Track plan overview

Track plan overview

Facts & features

Name: Santa Fe Lines
Scale: HO (1:87.1) and HOn3 (36″ narrow gauge)
Size: 20 x 22 feet
Prototype: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge
Locale: Northern Arizona/Southwestern Colorado
Era: 1994
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: 150 feet (Santa Fe) plus 110 feet (D&S)
Minimum radius: 24″ (ATSF), 22″ (D&S)
Minimum turnout: no. 6 Maximum grade: 2.2 percent (ATSF), 2.5 percent (D&S)
Benchwork: open grid Height: 39″-54″
Track: Atlas code 83 flextrack, Shinohara and Walthers turnouts (ATSF); Shinohara code 70 (D&S)
Backdrop: painted on walls
Control: MRC Prodigy Elite Wireless

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One thought on “John Vavra’s HO scale Santa Fe Lines

  1. Very nice track plan! I’d add steam engine servicing and do without the narrow gauge but those are personal preferences.

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