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SOUTHERN PACIFIC & SANTA FE RAILROAD

            This is the begainning of my first HO railroad. We are having our one car garage finsihed to make a train room. The railroad will be 18’ x 7 1/2’  and is based on John Armstrong’s “Cajon Pass, Salt Lake & Santa Fe RR” as shown in Model Railroader’s 101 Track Plans. I have been fasanated with this plan for over forty years. I will name mine the “Southern Pacific - Santa Fe” after the failed merger. The time period will 1940 and forward which means I will run steam and modern diesels.

          I will show contruction picture as we progress.

NEW TRAIN ROOM
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LAYOUT WILL USE HALF OF THE ROOM

The Future Southern Pacific Santa Fe Layout
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in HO Scale

Carlton Brown of Ligar Technologies in San Antonio
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helped me get back in the hobby after 30 years

This is Chelsi Brown who runs Ligar Technologies
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and helps me with my purchases. The man is Ray



READY FOR THE ROADBED
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LOOKING THE OTHER WAY
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Over 300 ft of cork road bed
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Now to lay the rail
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The main lines are complete - 210 feet
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The switch yard is completed and tested

The rails are complete!
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Switching yard and the reversing loop