North Pontiac Railway

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DESCRIP-
TION
This Canadian National based freelanced layout depicts heavily trafficked branch line operations serving two towns in the Pontiac region of north western Québec. The branch line services light industries and a paper mill before heading into the hinterland and its mining, wood treatment, lumbering, and quarrying operations.

The layout started out as a simple track plan on a 4’ x 8’ table. The layout expanded through several iterations until a major redesign/expansion occurred 11 years ago, which replaced 70% of the existing layout and added a second deck connected via a helix. The mainline is 230 feet long including the helix. The layout is fully scenicked and operates twice a month with a crew of 7.
SCALEHO
SCENERY
FINISHED %
100
SIZE11 x 24POWERDigitrax DCC
OPER-
ATIONS
Yes
OPERATING SYSTEMCar cards
LOCALEPontiac (West Québec)ERA1960
FEATURESDouble deck layout with helix

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