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Layout Name:

"Penn Western Railroad"

Official Web Site:

Layout Status:

active

Track Type:

S/Sn3

Layout Space:

29' x 45'

Layout Style:

Around-the-room, G-shaped

Track Manufacturer:

handlaid, Tomalco & Shinohara turnouts

Rail Size:

code 100

Min. Turnout Frog:

#6

Min. Radius:

36"

Ruling Grade:

2.4%

Mainline Track Length:

160' (55' Sn3)

Era:

1960s to now

Setting:

Philadelphia region

Railroad(s) Modeled:

freelance, EBT

Control System:

DC migrating to DCC

Featured In:

NASG Dispatch, Aug 2013, pg 4

Model Railroader, Oct 2004, pg 66

S Gaugian, May 2003, pg 22

Model Railroader, Dec 2002, pg 69 (two-page photo)

Notes:

Roy was the president of the NASG for a number of years.

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