Willamette River Railway
Layout Notes and Information
Owner: Thayne Tenney, Sandy, Utah
Designer: Scott Perry, Sandy, Utah
Size: 8 x 20 feet
Railroad: Union Pacific, Portland Terminal Railroad Co.
Track: Walther’s Code 83
Turnouts: Mainline #8, Sidings #6, Switching District #5
Radius: Mainline minimum 32”, Switching district 18”
Sub-Roadbed: spline or cookie cutter plywood
Roadbed : Homabed
Layout Style: twice around, over under with lift outs, hidden staging.
Track Clearance: 4.5”
Purpose: Hauling freight through Portland on UP’s Brooklyn Subdivision, moving freight to the Portland Terminal customers, and supporting customers on the mainline including a large power station.
Traffic: grain; IBC’s, coal, mixed freight, etc.
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