New N-Scale layout Trackplan Wanted!!!

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  1. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    I want to make 1 under my existing HO layout table:eek: . Yes I am aware that it is very low to the ground but I am still young (17) so I can handle ittooth1;) . I want it to be about 6' x 2.5' and like my HO, another switching layout. Modern day with all modern equipment (big and small diesels:p , no cars will be longer than 60' though:D ;))

    Can someone come up with a track plan and include most of or all the following buildings?:oops: wall1

    I want the buildings to be heavy industrial:p , and all of them are from Walthers:cool: . Here are a list of buildngs I would like to have,
    I also want to have a bridge that goes off the layout or to maybe an expansion later:D :thumb: . The bridge will go over a valley so I might need 2 bridges (one right after the other)
    announce1 I plan to have big diesels on the layout :D , so no little radius curves on the mainlines please. On the sidings, a smaller radius is ok because I will not be switching with anything bigger than a Dash 8-40B (which I plan to get as my first engine in N-Scale too:D :) ). Single or double mainline is fine, but if the mainline is single, Im going to have to make it into a double when I get to the bridge.:thumb:

    Any and all help is welcomebounce7

    I am kinda braindead hamrwhen it comes to designing new track plans

    :wave: Thanks in Advace
  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    I also can make it longer than 6' if needed.

    I also plan to install overhead lights under the table so i can see what I am doing.
  3. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Yeah, Actually I'm building an N scale layout with the EXACT same dimensions, and includes alot of what youmentioned, I'll get to work on copying down the trackplan, ok? :)
  4. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Ok coolbounce7 , sounds awsome:cool: ;) tooth1, as long as you don't mind. You helped so much in my last one.:thumb:

    Im looking forward to what you come up with.bounce7
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Is yours going to be a switching layout:D or complete run-around?
  6. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    The Layout!

    Here you go!

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    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Ok, so the RED WING MILLING CO, the Lumber Company, ELECTRIC FURNACE, The ADM Elevator, and the NORTH Island Refinery (With Storage Tanks) are all featured on this layout! Here you go, enjoy the tons of switching! :)

    EDIT: There's also a DOWNTOWN too, for some variety! The square within the left "L" shape is a water tower. :)
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Thanks Miles.:D :)

    I like it.:thumb: :thumb: Just need to add the double mainline bridge in over the little valley so I can collect to future expansion.:D

    Anyone else have trackplans for this layout?
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    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Are your serious about the bridge? :confused: Mine is actually a double mainline, but the outer track is just a loop, connected by a crossover.
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Ya, I have never had a bridge and I really want to make that velly with a river running. Im coming up with a quick drawling of what I want. Ill psot it in a little while.:D
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Ok I worked on an N-scale track plan last night. I had to draw it out on paper because my computer isn't connected to the internet and I couldn't copy the file onto a disk for some odd reason (long story, stupid games). This is my moms computer and this is the one I have been posting most of the pics on here at the gauge until the guy comes out and installs a wireless router for my computer.

    Anyways, here is the drawling. I know that all this is probly not going to fit on there but I got a little carryed away. The final dimentions are going to be 6.5' x 2.5' with a 1' x 2.5' extention and a 45 degree angle. I do a rough photoshop benchwork in case no understands what Im talking bout.

    Here's the drawlings and were it will go:

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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Here is were it will go, under the HO Scale table. It will go a little past the black mesh storage thing in the left hand side and out to the bed on the right hand side. All that space is mostly open right now exept for the U-Line box (which has lego trains in it)

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    Even in N, that layout would fill a small room! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  14. King Bonk

    King Bonk New Member

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    i gotta better idea. do your N layout on your bed, and sleep under the table there. you can play with the legos as you go to sleep.

    how did you do that thing with all the bouncing heads?
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    sign1 sign1 Im thinking about selling tha lego trains, tha last time I played with them was about 5 years ago.

    When you post a reply, notice the smilies on the right hand side of the page, click the "more" button at the bottom of the smilies box and theres tons more of them.
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Here is the drawling of the table I made. BTW: Don't mind the inside squares and all that other stuff, that s just there to tell me where to cut holes for the legs on the HO scale layout)

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