Trains.com
You have 7 views remaining.

Home / How To / Track Plan Database / Marshall Sommer’s HO scale New Haven layout

Marshall Sommer’s HO scale New Haven layout

By | November 19, 2021

Check out this freelanced track plan inspired by New York, New Haven & Hartford!

Email Newsletter

Get the newest photos, videos, stories and more.

Track plan overview

Track plan overview

Facts & features

Name: Rhode Haven
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 13 x 13, 12 x 14, and 14 x 16 feet
Prototype: freelanced, inspired by New York, New Haven & Hartford
Locale: New England
Era: 1930s”40s
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: 230 feet
Minimum radius: 32″
Minimum turnout: no. 5
Maximum grade: 2.5 percent
Benchwork: L-girder and shelf
Height: 44″ -47″
Roadbed: Homasote
Track: code 83 (main), code 70 (sidings)
Scenery: plaster cloth and extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: painted sky on tempered hardboard with photos
Control: NCE Digital Command Control

Download a PDF version of this track plan!

You must login to submit a comment