Sacramento Southern in N Scale: Conclusion and Bonus

Part 1 - Introduction: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/planning-a-model-railroad-sacramento-southern-in-n-scale-introduction/ Part 2 - Prototype Study: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/understanding-a-model-railroad-prototype Part 3 - Designing Layout: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/layout-design-sacramento-southern Part 4: Track Planning: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/track-planning-using-anyrail Part 5: Google Earth Survey: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/model-railroad-planning-survey-using-google-earth Locomotives and Rolling Stock One of the biggest advantage of selecting a museum/excursion railroad is the freedom of locomotives and rolling stock…

Model railroad Planning, Survey Using Google Earth

Part 1 - Introduction: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/planning-a-model-railroad-sacramento-southern-in-n-scale-introduction/ Part 2 - Prototype Study: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/understanding-a-model-railroad-prototype Part 3 - Designing Layout: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/layout-design-sacramento-southern Part 4: Track Planning: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/track-planning-using-anyrail Now so far, I’ve talked about just the layout plan which is sufficient to complete the trackwork and even some scenery for the model builder, but sooner or…

Track Planning Using AnyRail

Part 1 - Introduction: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/planning-a-model-railroad-sacramento-southern-in-n-scale-introduction/ Part 2 - Prototype Study: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/understanding-a-model-railroad-prototype Part 3 - Designing Layout: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/layout-design-sacramento-southern My choice of track for this layout is going to be Code 55. My preference is Atlas Code 55 (C55) track in most part. Next step for me is to pull the Atlas…

Layout Design: Sacramento Southern

Part 1 - Introduction: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/planning-a-model-railroad-sacramento-southern-in-n-scale-introduction/ Part 2 - Prototype Study: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/understanding-a-model-railroad-prototype AnyRail for Layout Planning AnyRail has been my choice of layout design software for over 7 years now. You get complete library of all available tracks of all scales of all common manufacturers across the world, plus you get…

Understanding a Model Railroad Prototype

Find Part 1: Introduction here: http://www.trainsanddioramas.com/planning-a-model-railroad-sacramento-southern-in-n-scale-introduction/ Arriving at layout dimensions Here we are not talking about the history anymore, and we’ll dive straight into the technical details of the design. First question is: ‘What am I modeling and how much space will it take?’ The Central Pacific Freight Depot is…
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