Alpine Central Railroad

Joe Nichols Jr., MMR

Tour Schedule

Saturday November 16, 2013 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Directions

See It On The Map

Merge onto GA-400 N from I-285 toward CUMMING / DAHLONEGA (Portions toll back toward Atlanta). 5.4 miles

1: Take the NORTHRIDGE ROAD exit- EXIT 6- toward GA-9 / DUNWOODY PL. 0.2 miles

2: Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto NORTHRIDGE RD and cross GA-400 then straight through the next light. 0.5 miles

3: Turn RIGHT onto ROSWELL RD / GA-9. 0.7 miles

4: Turn LEFT into HUNTCLIFF at bottom of the hill. 0.2 miles

5: Turn RIGHT onto HUNTCLIFF TRACE at stop sign. 1.6 miles

6: Turn SHARP RIGHT onto RIVER LANDING WAYafter passing address 9316. <0.1 miles

7: Turn LEFT onto RIDGEMONT DR. <0.1 miles

8: End at 8915 Ridgemont Dr, Atlanta, GA 30350-1611, first house on the right.

Total Est. Time: 16 minutes Total Est. Distance: 9.13 miles

Layout at a Glance

The Alpine Central Railroad includes scratch built structures, locomotives and rolling stock, including several award-winning models. Narrow gauge steam locomotives and two "geese." Several locomotives are Tsunami sound-equipped.

Scale HOn3
Size 27' x 20'
Prototype Loosely based on the Denver, South Park & Pacific
Locale From Como to Gunnison, CO
Era 1917
Benchwork L-Girder
Trackwork 60% hand laid, narrow gauge and dual gauge turnouts, two three turn helixes
Scenery Plaster over Styrofoam
Controls Digitrax DCC
Wheelchair Accessible No

 


Updated: Sun Nov 17 19:06:01 2013

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