Silicon Valley Lines: Layout Tour - Ebbetts Pass

Leaving Dayton, the railroad begins a gentle climb through Ebbets. The "high-road" through this area allows for some free and clear running, but since this is single-track territory, SVL engineers better not be napping on the company's time!

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Layout at a Glance

Size
Double deck, 23'x 72'
Scale
HO (1:87)
Theme
Freelance
Period
Transition Era to Modern
Height
Lower: 48"; Upper: 60"
Benchwork
Plywood box frame on steel supports
Roadbed
HomabedTM over homasote over 3/4" plywood
Track
Code 83 mainline Code 70 branchline, Code 100 in staging
Minimum Radius
36"
Turnout Minimum
No. 6
Control:
NMRA DCC via NCE PH PRO