The HO scale Long Island Rail Road layout

Name: Long Island Rail RoadScale: HO (1:87.1)Size: 27?-7? x 48?-9?Prototype: Long Island Rail RoadLocale: Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and north shore of Long Island (to Greenlawn)Era: 1964 (diesel) or 1954 (steam)Mainline run: approximately 300 feetMinimum radius: 24?Minimum turnout: No.

4 (yards), No.

6 (main and crossovers)Maximum grade: 3%Benchwork: L-girderHeight: 44? to 65?Roadbed: Homabed and corkTrack: code 83 and 70 flextrackScenery: wood forms covered with Fiberglas screen mesh and plasterBackdrop: photos and hand-paintedControl: Digitrax Digital Command Control

A model railroad track plan for the Long Island Railroad layout