Lyn Valley & North Western

Photos of James VanBlitterswyk's HO scale railroad.

Scale: HO
Size: 26ft x 25ft
Prototype: Canadian National
Locale: Western Canada
Period: 1980ís to 1990ís
Layout Style: Around the walls with 2 peninsulas
Layout Height: 54 inches
Benchwork: L Girder
Roadbed: Cork on plywood subroadbed
Track: Atlas Code 83 flextrack
Turnouts: Scratch built on homosote
Minimum Radius: 36 inch
Length Of Mainline: 165í mainline & 70í branchline
Scenery: 2 layers of plaster soaked paper towels over metal gauze covered with Lou Sassiís ground goop
Backdrop: 1/8 inch hardboard
Power System: Digitrax DCC
Operations: Switch Lists
Typical Operating Crew: 8 to 10

Photos from May'10.

This prototype switch stand actually controls a turnout on the layout!

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