Western Pacific Oregon Division, HO
What if the WP had built through Klamath Falls, OR to Central Oregon over the Cascades, beating the SP to Springfield/Eugene, where it connected with the former SP&S subsidiary Oregon Electric line to Portland? SP has trackage rights to expedite freight traffic to/from Oregon and California. WP has through-train agreements with BN and Santa Fe.
Geographic area: Southern to Central Oregon, Era circa 1969 – 1980 – Late Orange & Silver, F-units, BN merger “dogs breakfast lash-ups” through New Image era.
Double-deck, around the walls with continuous grade (no helix) connecting upper and lower decks. 330 foor main line.
. L-shaped room. Length –Short Leg: 22’ , Long Leg, 34’. Width, both legs - 13 feet· Stud wall 23’ long running down the middle of the long leg.
· Separate 25’ x 6’ room for workshop and SP staging
Control: NCE wireless cabs
Track warrant and car-card operations
Crew: 8 - Dispatcher, Springfield Yardmaster, North yard switcher, South yard switcher/hostler, North Local, South Local, 3+ road trains.
60% complete - Mainline and some industry tracks completed. 70% of the scenery is complete.
Here is a video layout tour from TSG Multimedia