Prototype: Colorado and Southern narrow gauge
Locale: Leadville, Lake County Colorado
Period: Early Summer, Late 1930's
Scale: Sn3 (1:64)
Layout Size: 24" x 240"
Style: Shelf (someday double deck with a spiral connection)
Benchwork: Open grid
Roadbed: 1/2" Homosote on hardboard splines
Track: Micro Engineering code 70 flex track on the main and ME code 55 on the sidings with code 70 turnouts built using a Fast Tracks jig.
Mainline Run: Approx. 20' (for now)
Train Length: 84" or a locomotive, 10 cars and caboose when going downhill.
Maximum Grade: 1%
Minimum Radius: 30"
Power & Control: Digitrax DCC, Tortoise turnout control
Backdrop: Photograph panorama (someday)