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Layout Name:

"Keweenaw Bay and River Raisin Railroad"

Layout Status:

active

Track Type:

S

Layout Space:

21'x 24'

Layout Style:

Basement-filling, multi-level

Track Manufacturer:

Tomalco

Rail Size:

code 100

Min. Turnout Frog:

#4

Min. Radius:

38"

Ruling Grade:

3%

Track Height(s):

43", 49", 53"

Completed:

benchwork: 95%; track: 50%; scenery: 0%

Setting:

West Virginia

Railroad(s) Modeled:

C&O, Pere Marquette

Control System:

DCC (ESU)

Notes:

Dan is, of course, better known for owning River Raisin Models, the importing company for exquisite brass models in S and Sn3.

An overview of Dan's layout under construction.


(copyright © Dan Navarre; used by permission)

These are two models of the brass Pratt bridge that River Raisin Models imported in 2001.


(copyright © Dan Navarre; used by permission)

(copyright © Dan Navarre; used by permission)

These downtown Thurmond background buildings were 3D-printed. The plywood template is planned to be the backdrop for Thurmond.


(copyright © Dan Navarre; used by permission)

Both regular track and the turnouts are those made by Tomalco Track. The straight turnout is a #10, but Dan mostly uses curved turnouts in this layout. The Masonite hardboard in the foreground is the future river bottom.


(copyright © Dan Navarre; used by permission)
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