Tom Banks's North South Railroad (N)

Pilgrimage Pioneer Over 5 Years on Tour
Contact Information
Tom Banks
8042 Autumn Woods Dr
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-477-1480
Wheelchair Accessible: 
No

Layout Tour Dates

Saturday, November 17, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The North-South Railroad is an N Scale basement empire occupying approx. 900 sq ft.  The layout represents a bridge route connecting Atlanta, Chattanooga and Cincinnati.

Operations feature intermodal and coal trains as well as mixed freight, set in the 1970-2000 time frame.  Layout highlights include Cheoah  Dam module built by Mike Callahan, MMR with a gantlet bridge across the Little Tennessee River; Ryder/PIE truck terminal; Ford auto assembly factory, and Lady Jane coal loader.

The North-South Railroad was featured in the May/June 2013 issue of NScale Magazine.  

Scale

N

Size

55' X 17',  approximately 900 sq ft

Prototype

NS & CSX

Locale

Atlanta to Cincinnati

Era

1970’s to 1990’s

Style

Dogbone

Len. of Mainline

300’

Benchwork

L girder with 3/16 plywood & Styrofoam scenery

Scenery

80% hundreds of trees

Backdrop

Sky/clouds to ceiling with coved corners

Controls

Digitrax DCC

Wheelchair Accessible

No

Directions 

From the East: I-285 to I-675 south to Exit 1 Highway 138 turn right to Jonesboro.
Proceed 2.8 miles to Autumn Woods Drive, turn left directly across from Fielder Road, 4th house on the left.

From the North: I-75 south to exit 228, Highway 138 turn right. Proceed 2.8 miles to Autumn Woods Drive, turn left directly across from Fielder Road, 4th house on the left.