Baltimore and Ohio

Layout Description

Layout depicts B&O Railroad between Baltimore, MD and Hancock, MD with double tracked mainline, circa 1949. UR92 Digitrax wireless throttle DCC operation used. Sixty foot long, 200 car Brunswick Yard is focal point. Layout has over 250 handmade code 83 turnouts, over 300 freight cars and about 20 locomotives. Features compressed prototype track plan and 1949 timetable operating on an approximate 2:1 time clock.

Layout Details

Layout Owner

Don Barnes

Location

Wagener, SC

Scale

HO

Layout Size

60 ft x 36 ft

Mainline Size

360 ft

Era

September, 1949

Pets

Yes - Have one Chihuahua dog downstairs.

Crew Complement

18 - 25

Completion

Track: 60%
Scenery: 5%
Electrical: 100%

Control System

Digitrax

Communications System

Wayside phones

Dispatching Method

Timetable and Train Order

Car Forwarding

Car Cards/Waybills