Union Pacific, Sherman Hill

Mike Fleming

Tour Schedule

Directions

See It On The Map

Directions from I-285 and Paces Ferry:
Go inside the perimeter, turn right from the south, turn left from the north.
Follow Paces Ferry down the hill. Cross the CSX tracks.
Go past first light after tracks. Turn right at West Paces Ferry road and go down the hill one half Mile. (if you go to the light at Woodland Brook you have gone 200 feet too far.
Turn left at Lemons Ridge, Bronze Letters on Brick wall at entrance.
3211 is the fourth house in on the right.

Layout at a Glance

Scale

HO

Size

12x24

Prototype

Union Pacific

Locale

Sherman Hill

Era

Transition Steam to Diesel

Style

Double deck, Continuous run

Len. of Mainline

200 feet visible

Layout Height

40” bottom, 50” top

Benchwork

Open grid

Roadbed

Construction Board

Trackwork

Code 100

Turnouts

Standard

Min. Radius

30”

Maximum Grade

3%

Scenery

Variety of techniques, 60% complete

Backdrop

Wall painted blue

Controls

Block

Wheelchair Accessible

No

Lower level of layout is a staging yard with a medium size town, Tecumsah, which is like a western Nebraska town.

Top level is Sherman Hill with single track Harriman line joining the Main line at Dale Creek.


Updated: Sun Nov 17 19:06:02 2013

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