National Southern RR
Ron Gough, MMR
- 8985 Martin Road
- Roswell, GA 30076
Sunday November 04, 2012 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DirectionsSee It On The Map
From the North; Highway 400 S to #7 exit, Holcomb Bridge Rd. Turn LEFT & go to 3rd. traffic light, RIGHT onto Old Alabama Rd..
From the South; 400 N to #7A exit, Holcomb Bridge Rd. Turn RIGHT & go to 3rd. traffic light, RIGHT onto Old Alabama Rd...
From the West; Hwy. 92 becomes Holcomb Bridge Rd. Cross-over Hwy 400 to 3rd. traffic light, RIGHT onto Old Alabama Rd...
From the East; Holcomb Bridge Rd. West, LEFT onto Old Alabama Rd. (Wachovia Bk., Waffle House, Amoco/McDonalds, Blockbuster on corners.)
Once on Old Alabama, to 2nd. Traffic light, Riverside Rd. Turn LEFT onto Riverside Rd. Pass 1st. Martin Rd. sign (2-1 way streets enter/exit) keep going to 2nd. Martin Rd. sign turn LEFT Up hill, bearing to the right; 8985 is the 5th. House on the LEFT.
Layout at a Glance
|Size||15' x 23'|
|Prototype||Private RR (NSoRR)|
|Locale||Heavy Mountains Southeastern Tennessee|
|Era||Turn of the Century/1900|
|Layout Style||Central Control Tower|
|Len. of Mainline||170 actual feet|
|Layout Height||Graduated from floor. 48" to 58" with high track 72"|
|Benchwork||1/2" plywood on 2x4 base|
|Roadbed||Form core and cork|
|Trackwork||Micro Engineering code 70 flex track|
|Turnout Min.||No. 4|
|Min. Radius||24" in helix|
|Maximum Grade||4.5% (prototypically correct for era)|
|Scenery||Geodesic Foam 100% complete|
|Wheelchair Accessible||Yes - Across pine straw slope|
Updated: Fri May 31 12:57:57 2013