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Current Layout by Bill Winans

Layout Name:

"Saint Louis Eastern and Pacific"

Layout Status:

active

Track Type:

S/Sn3

Layout Space:

20' x 20'

Layout Style:

Folded-8

Track Manufacturer:

handlaid, Tomalco flextrack, Shinohara turnouts

Rail Size:

code 100, 83, 70 (70 & 55 narrow-gauge)

Min. Turnout Frog:

#8 (main), #6 (yards, narrow-gauge)

Min. Radius:

54" (main), 36" (narrow-gauge)

Ruling Grade:

2.2% (main), 4% (narrow-gauge)

Track Height(s):

45" (main), 57" (upper), 36" (storage)

Mainline Track Length:

140' (main, double-tracked), 70' (narrow-gauge)

Completed:

benchwork: 100%; track: 100%, 95% (ng); scenery: 15%

Setting:

mid-eastern U.S.

Railroad(s) Modeled:

freelance

Control System:

DC

Featured In:

The S Scale Resource, Apr 2017, pg 15

NASG Dispatch, Jan 2016, pg 11

Notes:

The standard-gauge line is called the Saint Louis Eastern and Pacific (SLE&P), and the narrow-gauge line is named Coal Creek Central (CCC). Visitors are welcome, with prior notification (no wheelchair access, second-floor). Bill was the western vice-president and then later the president of the NASG for a number of years.

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copyright © Joe Kimber; used by permission

The south side of the layout, with the town of Coal Creek above.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

This photo shows just about the entire layout.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

The north side of the layout.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

These two photos are a bit older than the above, but they show Bill's track work in more close-up detail.


(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)

(copyright © Bill Winans; used by permission)
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