Layout at a glance
Name:Central Indiana & Ohio Railroad
Size:40 x 30 feet
Theme:Former PRR doubletrack mainline from Indianapolis to Richmond with modern improvements.
Era:Mid 90's to current (or the 80's)
Layout Style:Multi Level along walls walkaround.
Layout Height:Hawthorne Yard: 28", 1st Level: 42", 2nd Level: 62"
Mainline Length:646 feet
Roadbed:cork on 3/4" plywood.
Track:Code 83 mainlines, Code 55/70 industries
Turnout Minimums: #6 mainline industries, mainline crossovers #8
Minimum Curve Radii:36/38""
Maximum Grade:2% on Helix, 1.1% on visible mainline.
Backdrop Construction:Pressed hardboard
Scenery Construction:Drywall Mud over Foam
Control:DCC Digitrax EBII Radio