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Layouts SummaryBolland RoadBovey ManorEbsworth for ReynoldstonEbsworth for Reynoldston and Older End MPDEmlyn ParvaHermosa TacomaMineheadOlder End MPDSchaffons CrossingSt. Albans AbbeyTaw MagnaUpper & Lower CroftonWhistling Woods
Hermosa Tacoma & Cascade Western Railroad
OwnerFred Gillin, North American section
Scale/GaugeOn30 (7mm/16.5mm gauge)
OutlineNorth American, narrow gauge
Dimensions8ft x 4ft
Space required10ft x 7ft (operating space behind)
Power requirements1 x 13A socket
Operators/Crew3-4
Transport expenses3 cars
AvailabilityAvailable for 1 or 2 day exhibitions
ContactFred Gillin
fred.gillin@iwemrc.org.uk
Previously shown at:
Ipswich RMA ExhibitionSat 13 Nov 2010
Royston & District MRC ExhibitionSat 21 Nov 2009
Romford MRS ExhibitionSat 15 Nov 2008
I & WEMRC ExhibitionSat 06 Oct 2007
-Sun 07 Oct 2007

The HT & CWR is to be found in the mountain wonderland of the San Juan country of south western Colorado, and is a branch of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad.

The lower level starts at Durango before reaching Hermosa, where it starts to climb up the Animas Canyon to Cascade at the top. The railroad feeds both passenger and logging trafic at the Rockwood Timber Company and camp.


Photos of the layout by Fred Gillin under construction at home.

 
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