D&RGW N Scale

PLANNING

Added the largest train room that zoning would allow.  Ceiling height is 10′ to accommodate a Mushroom layout with 3′ deck elevation change.   Layout design using Cadrail with input from layout design guru Don Mitchell.

FRAMING

Layout structure uses standard wood framing techniques.  Walls are anchored to the floor.  Lots of construction help from Dick Roberts MMR.

ROADBED, TRACK and DCC

Denver Union Station, North Yard and Prospect Industrial District are built on 3/4″ plywood covered with cork.  The remainder of the layout is built on 1/4″ plywood topped with 2″ foam.  DCC layout control using Digitrax and JMRI.  Turnout, Signal and Detection control using the Tam Valley Depot QuadLN_S product family designed by Robin Becker, PhD and Duncan McRee, PhD.


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