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Uncle Dave’s N scale Indoor Garden Ry. (UDIG) and East & Beyond (E&B)

By | June 24, 2021

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Name: Uncle Dave’s Indoor Garden Ry. (UDIG) and East & Beyond (E&B)
Scale: N (1:160)
Size: 28 x 40 feet
Theme: Route of the California Zephyr
Locale: California to Chicago and points east
Era: 1960-1999
Style: walk-in
Mainline run: 380 feet
Minimum radius: 21” (UDIG), 15” (E&B)
Minimum turnout: no. 8
Maximum grade: 1 percent (UDIG), 4 percent (E&B)
Benchwork: real dirt (UDIG), open grid (E&B)
Height: 31″-41″
Roadbed: none (UDIG), cork on plywood (E&B)
Track: Micro Engineering codes 55 and 80
Scenery: real dirt (UDIG), extruded-foam insulation board coated with Structolite (E&B)
Backdrop: hand-painted on sheetrock walls
Control: selectable direct current and Digitrax DCC

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One thought on “Uncle Dave’s N scale Indoor Garden Ry. (UDIG) and East & Beyond (E&B)

  1. I noticed a typo, the Titanic should be RMS (Royal Mail Ship) and not HMS (His/her Majesty’s Ship)

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