An On30 Narrow Gauge Railroad based on the Turn of the Century California Narrow Gauge Empires like the Pacific Coast Railway, South Pacific Coast, North Pacific Coast, Paul Scoles's Pelican Bay Rwy. and Navigation Co. and Boone Morrison's North Coast Narrow Gauge Line. Hauling stone, sugar beets and the newly discovered black gold of the early California oil boom. An "Air Line" to relieve Central California of suffocation by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
I was inpired by the excellent Kenneth E. Westcott & Curtiss H. Johnson's book
The Pacific Coast Railway - Central California's Premier Narrow Gauge
By Benchmark Publications, Ltd
Representing the New Age of On30, 1/4"/ft narrow gauge for Everyone
This is the preliminary track plan for the future Pacific Coast Air Line. Hopefully, it will fill my 25 X 53 basement. The present 4x8 layout under construction is to develop techniques for the future. Hopefully, as I build I can share construction failures and successes.
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Making rushing water
Ceiling tile Rocks
Faux fur grass
Prototype Operating on a 4x8 Layout