Gatesburg, Hillside and Northern

The Gatesburg, Hillside and Northern is a freelance 1950's transition railroad. The double-deck, around-the-walls construction includes a helix and double track on the upper level. Operations encompass freight and commuter runs with local switching.

Access: 

In bedroom - duckunder access

Division or Location: 

Freelance

Description: 

Switching, freight, commuter passenger.

Scale: 

HO

Size of Railroad: 

12' x 12'; around the walls; double deck; ~35 cars.

Era: 

1950's transition

Completion: 

Track: 100%; Scenery: 85%; Electrical: 80%

Control System: 

DCC using MRC wired throttles

Number of Crew: 

Minimum: 1; Maximum: 5

Length of Session: 

2 hours plus break

Scale Clock Speed: 

None

Traffic Control: 

Car cards and waybills

Radios Required: 

No

Listed Jobs: 

5 jobs: engineer, conductor, yardmaster, local switching.

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