How To Track Plan Database Olli’s Railroad in large scale

Olli’s Railroad in large scale

By Mitch Horner | June 12, 2024

This 430-foot-long garden railway showcases the long trains and main lines of the American West

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Name: Olli’s Railroad
Scale: large scale (1:29)
Size: 20 x 430 feet
Prototype: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe and Burlington Northern
Locale: American West
Era: 1970s and 1980s
Style: walkaround garden
Mainline run: 850 feet
Minimum radius: 7 feet
Minimum turnout: LGB R5 (main), LGB R3 (industrial area)
Maximum grade: 1.2%
Benchwork: welded steel framework backfilled with earth
Height: 19″ to 38″
Roadbed: none
Track: LGB flextrack with LGB, Aristo-Craft and Thiel-Gleis turnouts
Scenery: natural
Backdrop: none
Control: Lenz Digital Command Control

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