A TT scale model Railroad under construction
by Gary Raabe.
This TT railroad is a folded figure 8 design. There are three towns on three levels which become five town in operation. The main town of Prescott is the start, middle, and end, of a run. The layout is 7’ x 18’ along one side of the garage. It is 52” off the floor with shelves under the layout, for storage. The layout is built on a open grid frame with plywood sub-bed and Alco road bed.
The track is hand laid with code 55 rail, as are the turnouts. Buildings are from kits; cast plaster or scratch built.
Rolling stock is from most past and present manufactures. Christoff, Jewel, Gandy Dancer, Star Line, Coastal Engineering, The Sign Man, and I hope to get some from Sleepy Hollow models also.
The turn table is a 12” long, through truss design, that I scratch built 25 years ago from stip-wood. The roundhouse is built from heavy card stock with strip-wood supports. The Locomotives are form H P Produce, Kemtron, Gandy Dancer, Scale Craft 0-6-0 and Neilson.