“Dear Mr. Lee…
You have often said how much you enjoy updates.
My current On30 layout is almost complete.
For those who do not know, On30 is 1/4 inch O scale that runs on HO track to represent 30 inch narrow gauge.
30 inch gauge was a common industrial and agricultural track gauge in many places around the globe.
“Grasse Pointe” represents a small service yard at the end of a small industrial railway (tramway) that serves a brickworks.
The trackplan is the popular Inglenook in a 2-2-3 pattern (maybe 2-2-4 if I push it) I used a sector plate and one set of PECO Setrack points (Turnout or Switch here in America).
The railway is in the twilight of its operations and maintenance is somewhat lacking. The weeds are taking over!
Here is the first set of photos showing the basic setup.
The dimensions are 10 inches wide (29 mm if I have my conversion right) and 28 and 1/2 inches long (725 mm if the conversion is correct).
The layout is my smallest to date and downright minuscule for 1/4 inch scale.
It will fit on a common bookshelf.
Some call this a micro layout in that it is less than 4 square feet in total area.
aka John from Cali”
A huge thanks to John. I find it interesting to hear what he has to say about Peco tracks.
Over the years I’ve noticed one name that comes up time and time again when it comes to the best quality of track / points / turnouts – and that’s Peco.
I would love to hear your comments below on that.
That’s all this time folks.
Please do keep ’em coming. And don’t forget the Beginner’s Guide if you feel it’s your time to shine.