San Pablo, Sonora, and Fresno RR
Paul A Rankin
- 4762 Green St.
- Duluth, Georgia 30096
DirectionsSee It On The Map
Take Beaver Ruin Rd, exit 102, from I-85. Go west to first light, which is Satellite Blvd. Turn right to first light, which is Pond Rd. Turn left to first intersection, which is Green St. Turn left, to 3rd house on left.
Layout at a Glance
|Size:||20' X 50'|
|Prototype:||Freelance, based on AT&SF and SP in Contra Costa County, CA., with fictional narrow gauge branch.|
|Locale:||Contra Costa County, Mt. Diablo, and Sierra Nevada foothills.|
|Style:||2 level mushroom.|
|Len. of Mainline:||100' (eventually nearly 1,000').|
|Layout Height:||Lowest benchwork is 48" above floor.|
|Benchwork:||Combination of L-girder, box frame, and joists, with risers.|
|Trackwork:||Micro Engineering flex track.|
|Turnouts:||Hand laid in place.|
|Min Radius:||36" min, as broad as possible elsewhere.|
|Scenery:||Hard shell over cardboard matrix.|
|Backdrop:||Painted vinyl flooring.|
|Wheelchair Accessible||Yes - Across sloping Lawn|
So far, only basic lower level benchwork in first of two rooms is done. By November, the upper level mushroom benchwork in that room will also be done, as well as some track on both levels. Scenery will have some of the cardboard lattice in place, and maybe some of the hard-shell.
Updated: Sat Mar 30 07:02:05 2013