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Arizona Model Railroading Society N Scale Division - Glendale AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 33° 41.626 W 112° 09.164
12S E 393164 N 3728798
Quick Description: "The crew has been building a large N scale layout that represents a trip from the eastern United States to the western shore."
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/16/2014 8:49:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMKQGH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 4

Long Description:
"A 75’ along the wall section begins in a traditional picturesque east cost town, continues through Midwest rolling farmland before climbing into the highdesert. A right angle turn leads to another 30’ section where trains negotiate tunnels, cuts and grades through rugged mountains and forest. Two more 30’ peninsula sections feature a busy yard, towns and industries as well as a seaport terminus. Our members have all range of skills which offers a lot of opportunity to both teach and learn new modeling techniques. We welcome those who wish to visit or help with the construction.
For maximum operating realism the layout is controlled by a Digitrax DCC system with either wired or radio frequency throttles. Trackwork is Peco code 80 with very generous large radius curves. Grades are limited to a maximum 2.5% and watching a multi-unit lash-up of diesels straining to pulling an 80 car train up hill is quite the sight."

- above text, including Quick Description, from (visit link)
Scale: N scale-1:148

What is the herald of the layout? (Is there a featured railroad line(s) for the layout):
No herald


What is the theme of the layout?:
General mainline operations


What is the era of the layout? (What time period does the layout depict?):
No specific era


Is there an admission fee? If so how much..:
No - free


Is this location handicap accessible?: No

What type of location is this layout found in? ( Museum, Club, Hobby Shop, Business, Manufacturer,..:
Model railroad club


Layout Website: [Web Link]

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