Georgia Railroad

Pete Silcox

Tour Schedule

Saturday October 19, 2013 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Directions

See It On The Map

I-75 north to Barrett Pkwy
Left onto Barrett Pkwy
Barrett Pkwy to Stilesboro Rd
Right onto Stilesboro Rd
Stilesboro Rd to Acworth-Due West Rd
Left onto Acworth-Due West Rd
Acworth-Due West Rd to Barksdale Way on left 1/2 mile
2nd house on left is 4196 Barksdale Way
Please proceed to Barksdale Court and park in front of my house
Layout is in basement though entrance on lower side.

Layout at a Glance

Scale

S

Size

Phase 1 is 20’ X 20’

Prototype

Georgia RR & Central of Georgia

Locale

Middle Georgia from Augusta to Atlanta

Era

Mid 1950’s

Style

Point to Point

Layout Height

36" to 48"

Benchwork

Open grid "L" beam construction

Roadbed

Spline roadbed with homabed

Trackwork

Code 100 NS flex track

Turnouts

#6 & #8

Min. Radius

42”

Maximum Grade

1% visible, 3% staging area

Scenery

Phase 1 50% complete

Backdrop

Paintings on wall

Controls

DCC

Wheelchair Accessible

Yes - Across lawn

Madison - a typical Southern town with a Court House in the square. Complete with Kudzu vines, crochet by my sister, in the trees and hills. Covington – Main Tracks of the Georgia RR and the Central of Georgia RR with a joint yard of hand laid track and scratch and modified kit industries. Camak with a quarry and Branch Line to Macon & S&A RR and the Town of Stone Mtn. The Alcovy River with a future narrow gage tram to the clay pits on the river to the Brick Works next to the main track under construction.

Future expansion Phase 2, will include Augusta Union Station, Ga RR shops and 6th Street trackage and Harrisonville yd with connection with C& WC (ACL), Sou Ry and Ga & Fla RRs. Atlanta will have Hulsey Yd and tracks to Underground Atlanta connecting with the L&N ,CofG, SAL & Sou Ry


Updated: Sun Nov 17 19:06:02 2013

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