Mike Fleming's Union Pacific, Sherman Hill (HO)

Over 5 Years on Tour
Contact Information
Mike Fleming
3211 Lemons Ridge Dr,
Atlanta, GA 30339
770-436-5564
Wheelchair Accessible: 
No

Layout Tour Dates

Sunday, October 21, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cancelled
Cancelled

Scale

HO

Size

12x24

Prototype

Union Pacific

Locale

Sherman Hill

Era

Transition Steam to Diesel

Style

Double deck, Continuous run

Len. of Mainline

200 feet visible

Layout Height

40” bottom, 50” top

Benchwork

Open grid

Roadbed

Construction Board

Trackwork

Code 100

Turnouts

Standard

Min. Radius

30”

Maximum Grade

3%

Scenery

Variety of techniques, 60% complete

Backdrop

Wall painted blue

Controls

Block

Wheelchair Accessible

No

Lower level of layout is a staging yard with a medium size town, Tecumsah, which is like a western Nebraska town.

Top level is Sherman Hill with single track Harriman line joining the Main line at Dale Creek.

Directions 

Directions from I-285 and Paces Ferry:
Go inside the perimeter, turn right from the south, turn left from the north.
Follow Paces Ferry down the hill. Cross the CSX tracks.
Go past first light after tracks. Turn right at West Paces Ferry road and go down the hill one half Mile. (if you go to the light at Woodland Brook you have gone 200 feet too far.
Turn right at Lemons Ridge, Bronze Letters on Brick wall at entrance.
3211 is the fourth house in on the right.