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Central Indiana & Ohio Railroad

CIOR Layout At A Glance

Layout at a glance

Name:Central Indiana & Ohio Railroad
Scale:HO (1:87)
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
Benchwork:Open Grid
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
Lower Deck

Upper Deck

Yard Deck (bottom deck)