The Cumberland & Appalachian

Jim Dorsett

Tour Schedule

Basement Entrance

Directions

See It On The Map

From I-75 north of Kennesaw take exit 278 Glade Rd Acworth and go under the interstate to the third traffic light and turn right on to Hwy 92 or Lake Acworth Drive. Hwy 92 will intersect at a traffic light with US Hwy 41 North and you turn right on to Hwy 41 North, go to the second traffic light and turn left on to Cedarcrest Road. Stay on Cedarcrest Road past the Bentwater Golf Community and turn right on to Harmony Grove Church Road, watch for the Piedmont Pilgrimage Sign to turn left into the driveway and follow signs. The property is a Horse Farm.

Layout at a Glance

Scale

O

Size

24’ x 50’ x 24’

Prototype

N&W / Southern / L&N

Locale

SW Virginia, NE Tennessee

Era

late 1940’s or early 1950’s

Style

Walk around with TMCC and DCS control

Len. Of Mainline

208 feet outside loop, 160 feet inside loop

Layout Height

32 inches

Bench work

table top with cutouts and elevated areas

Roadbed

cork and foam

Track work

Three rail Atlas and Gargraves

Turnouts

Ross and Gargraves

Min Radius

O-72

Maximum Grade

O%

Scenery

Hard shell/ 100% complete

Backdrop

Back drop Warehouse

Controls

MTH DCS and TMCC

Description: This is an O Scale on three rail track layout of the N&W, Southern, and L&N Railroads in the Coal Mining districts of SW Virginia, NE Tennessee, SW Kentucky, and Southern West Virginia. The town of Bristol, TN. / Va. and the fictional town of Mt. Clemens are depicted. Many structures are scratch built, including the Brompton Coal Company Tipple, others are from kits or are kit bashed. The Scenery is Hydrocal Hard shell, with most of the trees handmade with a panoramic backdrop of typical terrain of the area in the fall. Realism is the goal so everything is prototypical, weathered, and spread out as much as possible.


Updated: Sun Nov 17 19:06:01 2013

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