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Alpine & Pacific Line

Armin Bacher

Tour Schedule

Directions

See It On The Map

From Roswell/Alpharetta:
Take Sargent Road to McGinnis Ferry Road and McGinnis Ferry Road east until reaching 141(Medlock Bridge Road/Peachtree Parkway). Turn left onto 141 and take north to Laurel Springs. Turn right onto Laurel Springs Parkway, which becomes Westminster Lane. Follow until Old Atlanta Road. Take a left onto Old Atlanta Road. Old Atlanta to James Burgess, take right by cellular tower and new fire station, then immediate right on Southers Circle. Left into HAWTHORNE Subdivision on Taylor Parkway and right onto David Trace. First house on left after the lake.
From Cumming:
Take Old Atlanta south; by cellular tower and new fire station, turn left on James Burgess and immediately turn right on Southers Circle. Left into the HAWTHORNE Subdivision on Taylor Parkway and the first right onto David Trace. First house on the left after the lake.
From Interstate 285 / 85:
Take the Pleasant Hill exit (104) in Duluth and go west. Turn right on Peachtree Industrial. Left on 120 and after crossing the Chattahoochee River turn right and go north on Boles Road which becomes Bell and then Old Atlanta. Old Atlanta to James Burgess, take right by cellular tower and new fire station, then immediate right on Southers Circle. Left into HAWTHORNE Subdivision on Taylor Parkway and then the first right onto David Trace. First house on left after the lake.

Layout at a Glance

Scale HO
Size Permanent 650 square feet. Modular add on branchline 280 sq ft. Total 930 sq ft.
Prototype SP/UP or SBB (Swiss) de pending on which line is operated.
Locale Donner Pass or Swiss Gothard line.
Era All
Len. of Mainline 430'
Layout Height 36" to 72"
Benchwork Frame, 50% double-decked
Roadbed Cork or homasote on plywood
Trackwork Peco code 100
Turnouts No. 4
Min. Radius 27.5"
Maximum Grade 2.7%
Scenery Complete. Foam or plaster
Backdrop Painted and picture collage
Controls DCC Digitrax

Updated: Sun Aug 15 17:44:14 2010

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