Georgia & Pacific Railway

George Guill

Tour Schedule

Sunday November 17, 2013 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Directions

See It On The Map

Take I-575 to Exit 11, Sixes Road. Turn west (back over bridge if traveling north on I-575) and proceed approximately 2 miles to Woodridge Subdivision sign on right. The street is Woodridge Chase. Turn right on Woodridge Chase and go to the sixth house on the right, 2655 Woodridge Chase. Please park in the driveway or in the street, NOT on the grass across from our house - it's the neighbors and they frown on cars parking there. Enter through the garage access door; it will be marked to lead you to the train room. Drive safely.

Layout at a Glance

Scale HO
Size Approximately 24' X 8'
Prototype Freelanced and Southern Railway
Locale Georgia north of the Fall Line (Macon)
Era 1930s to 1953
Layout Style Over and under dog bone and oval
Length of Mainline Approx. 61 feet (1 scale mile)
Layout Height 48" to 54"
Benchwork Combination of open frame, cookie cutter and spline on risers.
Trackwork Atlas Code 83 flex track on Woodland Scenic's "Track-Bed" (foam).
Turnout Min Number 6, maybe a few number 4s on branch lines or yard
Min. Radius 30" on Mainline
Maximum Grade 2% on Mainline; possibly steeper on future mining branch
Scenery Planned to be combination of foam and hard shell
Backdrop Planned to be a combination of photomurals, painting, and building facades with view break to ceiling at mining branch
Controls Standard DC; currently one cab; may include provisions for second cab. Track to be divided into conventional blocks.
Wheelchair Accessible Yes

Updated: Sun Nov 17 19:06:01 2013

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