The (Second) Newport & Rock Falls

A Compact "Retro" Layout

On 30 April 2021 at approximately 4:00 PM, this layout was 100% finished. Click the above image for an enlargement.

Layout Summary

Scale:

N

Size:

24" by 48"

Track:

Atlas Code 80 Snap Track, Minitrix uncouplers

Min. radius:

9"

Max. grade:

5%

Control:

homemade PWM throttle

Benchwork:

lauan ply on wood box frame

Scenery:

sanded grout on cardstock

Status:

100% complete

Layout Setting

There's no actual place that the layout represents; it's pure fantasy. And there's no point in attempting to twist reality into knots trying to justify what I've done, which is just have some fun. Remember fun?

Chapters

  1. First Generation Obsession
  2. Bring Out Your Kits!
  3. Old School from the Ground Up
  4. Old-Fashioned Tracklaying
  5. Everything Is Under Control
  6. Retrolling Stock
  7. Non-Retro Scenery
  8. Light It Up
  9. Details and Micro-Scenes
  10. Background Players

Layout Index

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