How To Track Plan Database The Ashville Lumber Co. layout in HO scale

The Ashville Lumber Co. layout in HO scale

By Mitch Horner | February 9, 2024

This 6 x 8 foot layout is inspired by the southeastern United States in the 1940s

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Facts & features

Name: Ashville Lumber Co.
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 6 x 8 feet (three 2 x 4-foot sections)
Prototype: freelanced
Locale: southeastern United States
Era: 1940s
Style: shelf
Mainline run: 20 feet
Minimum radius: 18″
Minimum turnout: Atlas No. 4
Maximum grade: 3.5%
Benchwork: open grid
Height: 45″ to 49″
Roadbed: Studio Décor mat board
Track: code 83 flextrack
Scenery: extruded-foam insulation board and papier-mâché
Backdrop: none
Control: direct current


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