"Sierra Northern" by Bob Hogan

Layout Status:
active
Track:
S/Sn3
Layout Space:
19' x 21'
Layout Style:
Around-the-room, with peninsula
Track Manufacturer:
Tomalco (flex); White Oak (S turnouts), P-B-L (Sn3 turnouts)
Rail Size:
code 100 (S), 70 (Sn3)
Minimum Turnout Frog:
#8 (main), #6 (yards)
Minimum Radius:
48"
Track Height(s):
48" to 60"
Total "Mainline" Track Length:
120'+
Era:
1950-1956
Setting:
Donner Pass route
Railroad(s) Modeled:
SP
Control System:
P-B-L Foreground System
Featured In:
Railroad Model Craftsman, Jun 2013, pg 40
 
NASG Dispatch, Jun 2012, pg 16 (photo essay)
 
S Gaugian, Jul 2007, pg 26
 
S Gaugian, Sep 2007, pg 24 (photo)
Notes:

The layout also includes the Sierra Nevada Lumber Co. narrow-gauge branch line (Bob was an Sn3 modeler for over 30 years, so he had to have some narrow-gauge in this one!). This is Bob's fifth layout, and it is housed in a dedicated building.


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