Thomas Lloyd's Norfolk & Western RWY (HO)
This operations-based layout uses a mixture of articulated-freight and passenger steam locomotives, all with sound, to tackle the winding terrain in the mountains of West Virginia. Manifests include Coal Drags, Shifters, Time Freights, Local Freights, and Named Passenger Trains. The modeled portion runs between Bluefield, WV and Williamson, WV.
|26 x 36 feet|
|Prototype:||Norfolk & Western Railway|
|Locale:||Southwest, West Virginia|
|Layout style:||Around the walls, multi-deck, point-to-point, walk-in|
|Len of Mainline:||389 feet|
|Layout Height:||36" to 64"|
|Road bed:||Cork on 3/4" plywood|
|Turnout Min:||#6 mainline, #4 sidings|
|Min Radius:||36" mainline, 32" sidings, 18" industries/branchline|
|Maximun Grade:||1.7% mainline, 2.5% branchline|
|Controls:||Digitrax Radio Control|
From I-85, take Jimmy Carter Boulevard (exit 99) west until you reach North Norcross-Tucker Rd NW(3rd traffic light). Turn Right onto North Norcross-Tucker Rd NW. Destination is on your left.
From Buford Highway, turn onto North Norcross-Tucker Rd NW (heading southeast) and the destination will be on your right.
Follow yellow directional signs down the driveway, passing the house and cinderblock building, to the backyard where parking is located around the red train building. Carpool if possible and avoid blocking other cars from leaving.