The Layout At A Glance

Locale: Western Pennsylvania
Period: Mid 1950's
Framework: L-Girder
Layout Height: 36" to 57"
Layout Size: Sideways L Shape - 27' x 43'
Layout Style: Around the walls. Aisle width = minimum 3ft
Road Bed: Plywood with Homasote on top
Road Base: No base in industries and yards, 3mm on passing sidings, 5mm on Mainline
Track: Code 83
Turnouts: Walthers Code 83  (Shinohara) #8 on mainline, #6 on sidings, #5 in yards
Operating System: EasyDCC from CVP products with Wired and Wireless Throttles
Couplers: Kadee #5 but mostly #58
Wheels: Mostly Proto 2000 and Jaybee Wheels