Thomas Lloyd's Norfolk & Western RWY (HO)

Over 5 Years on Tour
Contact Information
Thomas Lloyd
518 North Norcross Tucker Rd. NW
Norcross, GA 30071
770-617-3362
Wheelchair Accessible: 
No

Layout Tour Dates

Saturday, October 27, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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. 

Scale:

HO

Size:

26 x 36 feet
Prototype: Norfolk & Western Railway
Locale: Southwest, West Virginia
Era: 1958
Layout style: Around the walls, multi-deck, point-to-point, walk-in
Len of Mainline: 389 feet
Layout Height: 36" to 64"
Benchwork: Box Grid
Road bed: Cork on 3/4" plywood
Trackwork: Flextrack
Turnout Min: #6 mainline, #4 sidings
Min Radius: 36" mainline, 32" sidings, 18" industries/branchline
Maximun Grade: 1.7% mainline, 2.5% branchline
Scenery: 35%
Backdrop: Painted Masonite
Controls: Digitrax Radio Control
Wheelchair Accessible: No

Directions 

 

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.

Parking:

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.