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A compact HO American layout by Tony Minty.


Owner: Tony Minty

Scale/gauge: 3.5mm scale HO standard gauge

Description: South Branch Terminal represents a small freight yard in Chicago, USA, surrounded by warehouses. The layout is compact in design and uses Peco code 100 track. Being a small layout it means that small locos of the 'Switcher' type are used, mainly steam, but as the time portrayed is the early 1950s a few diesels can also be seen.

Size of layout: 6ft 8ins long x 1ft deep

Floor area required: 8ft x 5ft (operated from the back)

Power requirements: 1 x 13 amp socket

Furniture requirements: Tables are required to support the layout and 2 chairs are required for operators

No. of operators: 2

Transport requirements: 1 car