ÖBB/DB Railroad or the S & S

Svein Oie and Lee Schramm

Tour Schedule

Directions

See It On The Map

From Atlanta, take I-85 to GA 316 to Athens, stay on Epps Bridge Parkway (continue straight ahead). Turn right on Timothy Road. Take Timothy Road to Branford Place (Georgian Hills Subdivision). Once you pass the Anglican Church on the left, watch for Branford Place on the right. Go to 151, the 4th house on the left, just past the intersection of Middelton Place and Branford Place.

 

Layout at a Glance

 

Scale

G

Size

3500 sq. ft.

Prototype

Austrian, German railroads

Locale

Southern Germany

Era

German era III

Style

Outdoor railroad

Len. of Mainline

150 ft. (500 ft over all lines)

Layout Height

ground level

Benchwork

none

Roadbed

pea gravel / #8 grit / chicken grit

Trackwork

LGB & Aristocraft

Turnouts

LGB

Min. Radius

600 mm.

Maximum Grade

7%

Scenery

natural – 100%

Backdrop

natural landscape

Controls

DC

Svein Oie’s OBB/DB Railroad is a set of 5 separately operating G-gauge lines in an outside wooded area of approximately 3500 square feet. Two of the lines are automatically reversing. There is approximately 500 feet of track, primarily LGB. All operating is done with DC power. Rolling stock, figures, buildings and automobiles are 1:24 scale. One line has a 7 % grade and climbs 10 feet. Locomotives are all LGB as is most of the rolling stock. Scenery is natural, ballast is #8 stone and in some areas, chicken grit.


Updated: Sun Nov 17 19:06:02 2013

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