Montpelier Trackside Modelers

Montpelier Trackside Modelers is an HO scale club layout. This large freelance layout is well scenicked with much detail. The track plan features continuous staging. The layout has the capability to fill live loads and empty those loads; loads are coal, sawdust, sugar, stone, tile, and pipe.

Access: 

Duckunder, Narrow aisle

Division or Location: 

Freelance

Description: 

Layout features freight, passenger, switching, and logging

Scale: 

HO

Size of Railroad: 

21' x 31' and 14' x 32', 1100 sq ft;

Era: 

1950 to present

Completion: 

Track 95%, Scenery 90%; Electrical: 90%

Control System: 

DCC, Digitrax

Number of Crew: 

Minimum: 6; Maximum: 8 (club members have to assist in operation)

Length of Session: 

2 - 3 hours; Flexible end time

Scale Clock Speed: 

None

Traffic Control: 

Use switch lists to route trains

Radios Required: 

No

Listed Jobs: 

Engineer, Yardmaster, Dispatcher
-- 2-person crews, mainline freight/passenger, local switching