St. Louis Union Station

Layout Description

Fred Wilke
Features passenger operations of multiple Class 1 railroads in and out of Union Station, plus the Terminal Railroad Association
Union Station 37 track trainshed modeled without compression, plus major downtown St. Louis buildings modeled with minimal compression
Late steam and early deisel locomotives
Fully signalled
12+ passenger trains arrive and depart Union Station each session, plus 8+ freights switching 5 yards
14th Street engine facilities, Missouri Pacific steam & diesel facilities
Wentzville yard, REA yard, Broadway yard, Kansas City (staging) yard
Some aisles are narrow, and some yardmaster locations must be accessed by pop-ups

Layout Details

Layout Owner

Fred Wilke

Location

Lake Saint Louis, MO

Scale

HO

Layout Size

50 ft x 30 ft

Era

1950s

Pets

None

Crew Complement

4 - 10

Completion

Track: 100%
Scenery: 80%
Electrical: 90%

Control System

Digitrax

Dispatching Method

Verbal/Mother-May-I

Car Forwarding

JMRI