Illinois Northern/Chicago Junction/BRC

Layout Description

Freight terminal switching layout with 9 yards, 118 industry sidings and over 700 cars. Continuous operation, we quit when we get tired. Real time clock with at least 7 operators or turn based. Entire railroad is yard limits, no road trains, just yard transfers and switch jobs. Scenery is about 50% done.

Layout Details

Layout Owner

Richard Sieben

Location

Island Lake, IL

Scale

N

Layout Size

22 ft x 20 ft

Mainline Size

110 ft

Era

1960-2000

Pets

Yes - cats and dogs

Crew Complement

1 - 14

Completion

Track: 100%
Scenery: 50%
Electrical: 100%

Control System

Digitrax

Wi-Fi Throttles

Yes

Dispatching Method

Verbal/Mother-May-I

Car Forwarding

Car Cards/Waybills