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Layout Acreage

34 Acres  or   1,481,040 Square Feet

Track Completion Percentage:

Phase I - 100%  (16 acres)

Phase II - 100% (12 acres)

Phase III - 10% (06 acres)

Mainline Run

Uni-directional operation - 7,000 feet

Point-to-point operation - 14,000 feet

Track Gauge

 7.5 inches

Track Material

1" Aluminum Rail with wood ties and Train Mountain tie plates - 70% of mainline railroad

1" Aluminum Rail with plastic ties - 20% of mainline railroad

1/2" x 1" steel bar stock mounted to wood ties - 10% of mainline railroad

Several sizes of crushed limestone ballast support the track

Steel bar stock rail on wood ties in yards

2 - 30' Test Sections of Concrete Ties - See the construction info here.

Minimum Radius

50 feet

Largest Radius

100 feet

Turn table 20 feet

Siding Statistics

Furnas Mill Siding: 10 car capacity

Pisgah Siding: 10 car capacity

Summit Siding: 10 car capacity

Kansas Siding: 10 car capacity

Snake tree Siding: 10 car capacity

Walnut  Siding: 10 car capacity

Mainline Switches

#8 or greater, approximately 30 switches on the railroad

1 - Double crossover

Secondary Switches

Approximately 30 switches in yards, some are 3-way switches

Offloading Area

Can accommodate approximately 53' trailer with a good driver

Steaming Bays

9 bays with water supply, air and electricity

Yards

2 Yards:

Nebo Yard has  approximately 10 tracks

 

Hadley Yard has approximately 7 tracks

Wyes

Prairie Wye

Woods Wye

Hadley Yard Wye

Operation

Point-to-Point or continuous depending on switch alignment

Number of grade crossings:

Primary roads: 4 (2 protected with signals; 2 on closed road)

Walking paths: 4 (4 protected with cross bucks)