North South Railroad

Tom Banks

Tour Schedule

Saturday November 23, 2013 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday November 23, 2013 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Directions

See It On The Map

From the East: I-285 to I-675 south to Exit 1 Highway 138 turn right to Jonesboro.
Proceed 2.8 miles to Autumn Woods Drive, turn left directly across from Fielder Road, 4th house on the left.

From the North: I-75 south to exit 228, Highway 138 turn right. Proceed 2.8 miles to Autumn Woods Drive, turn left directly across from Fielder Road, 4th house on the left.

Layout at a Glance

The North South Railroad is an N Scale basement layout from Atlanta to Cincinnati from the late 1970's to the late 1990's, with truck terminal, coal loader, intermodal facilities, and auto factory. The centerpiece model is Cheoah Dam and powerhouse on the Little Tennessee River at Tapoco, NC. Mike Callahan, MMR, scratch built this impressive scene. The layout features both the Norfolk Southern & CSX railroad.

Scale

N

Size

½ of basement, 800sq ft

Prototype

Norfolk Southern & CSX

Locale

Atlanta to Cincinnati

Era

1970’s to 1990’s

Style

Dogbone

Len. of Mainline

240’

Benchwork

L girder with 1/8 plywood & Styrofoam scenery

Scenery

80% hundreds of trees (Nandina stems, poly fiber & ground foam

Backdrop

Sky/clouds

Controls

Digitrax DCC

Wheelchair Accessible

No


Updated: Sun Nov 17 19:06:02 2013

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