Marquette Southern
This is an HO Scale layout designed to fit into the corner of a 12' x 10' room. It was designed as a bi-level mountainous coal-hauling line featuring steep grades and a detailed yard/engine facility. It was originally created for a visitor on my old web site, through exchanging e-mail discussion.  However, this would make a fantastic N Scale layout, perhaps with an Upper Peninsula theme appropriate for the Lake Superior & Ishpeming or the Escanaba & Lake Superior.  I could easily see ore jennies and wood-pulp cars moving from the top level down to the port cities of Marquette or Escanaba.  Someone should give this a try!

LAYOUT PLANS
buffalo flats (HO 8.5 x 17)
cadillac crossin (N 1x6)
crooked creek (HO 4x8)
diagonal horizons (N 2x5)
marquette southern (HO 12x10)
midland route (N 3x5)
pontiac northern (HO-O 4x12)
rochester limited (N 4x4)
soo line beltway (N 2x4)

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lower level track plan

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3-D overview

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upper level track plan

 

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site updated: 01/11/12