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On30 Ashland & Iron Mountain

By | April 22, 2021

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Track plan overview

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The layout at a glance

Name: Ashland & Iron Mountain RR
Scale: On30 (1:48 proportion, 30″ gauge)
Size: 24′-6″ x 39′-0″
Prototype: freelanced, inspired by Quincy & Torch Lake RR
Locale: Keweenaw Peninsula of Upper Michigan
Era: late 1930s-1940s
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: 202 feet
Minimum radius: 27″
Minimum turnout: no. 5
Maximum grade: 2.5 percent
Benchwork: L-girder and open grid
Height: 42″ to 54″
Roadbed: Homasote on spline subroadbed
Track: Micro Engineering code 70 flextrack with some handlaid elements
Scenery: hardshell over cardboard webbing and extruded-foam insulation board
Backdrop: 1⁄8″ tempered hardboard
Control: NCE Digital Command Control with radio throttles

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