Brent and Anne Follweiler’s Layout Description

Layout Owner/Location
*Owner/Builder’s name(s) Brent and Anne Follweiler (with Brian Inch)
*Contact phone number(s) 215-384-8962
*Contact email
*Layout address 62 Preble Lane Brooklin, ME 04616
*GPS accurate for this address? (y/n) Yes, however we have a long driveway and the GPS may say you have arrived, but not yet – take the driveway to the end
    Parking capacity/where and how to park? 8-10 cars, park on the grass or driveway
   Any landmarks to look for to help find location? There are three driveways very close together – ours is the middle one, set off by red stakes. There is a white post with the number 62 and our last name - Follweiler
Layout Description
*Name of railroad Lehigh Valley Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad
*Scale(s) O
    Approximate size of layout (ft.) 26’ X 12’
    Length of mainline track (ft.) Approximately 76’
   Theme of the model railroad The spirit of 1950s Allentown, PA (our hometown)
    Prototype roads represented Pennsylvania Railroad, Lehigh Valley Railroad
   Era or time frame 1950s
    Motive power type (diesel, steam, traction, electric) Steam and Diesel locomotives and an electric trolley car
    Freight, passenger, or both? Both
   Based on prototype or freelanced?
    Scenery methods and % complete Upholstery foam, rock molds, plaster cloth, shaper sheets, quilt batting. Hope to have 100% completed by September 2018.
   Track % complete 100%
    Control system (DC, DCC & brand, proprietary) MTH DCS
   Will trains be running during the visit? Yes
   Other interesting information about the layout Completed in 2 ½ years
Layout Viewing
   ADA accessible? Describe limitations Access will be through an outside door to our basement. The way to the door is down a short, grassy hill.
   Aisle width/ ranges (ft.) There are two areas which are narrow (approximately 24” wide)
    Maximum visitors allowed in layout area at one time 8-10
    Average time to view layout?   (min.) Lots to see, take as much time as you would like.
   Any unique characteristics?