The Gatesburg, Hillside and Northern is a freelance 1950's transition railroad. The double-deck, around-the-walls construction includes a helix and double track on the upper level. Operations encompass freight and commuter runs with local switching.
In bedroom - duckunder access
Division or Location:
Switching, freight, commuter passenger.
Size of Railroad:
12' x 12'; around the walls; double deck; ~35 cars.
Track: 100%; Scenery: 85%; Electrical: 80%
DCC using MRC wired throttles
Number of Crew:
Minimum: 1; Maximum: 5
Length of Session:
2 hours plus break
Scale Clock Speed:
Car cards and waybills
5 jobs: engineer, conductor, yardmaster, local switching.