Gary Thibeault Layout Description

Layout Owner/Location
   Owner/Builder’s name(s) Gary Thibeault
   Contact phone number(s) 729-7427
   Contact email
   Layout address 6 Ivanhoe Drive, Topsham, Maine
   GPS accurate for this address? (y/n) No
   Parking capacity/where and how to park? 2 cars in driveway
   Any landmarks to look for to help find location? Locomotive mailbox across street from house
Layout Description
   Name of railroad Sagadahoc Valley Railroad
   Scale(s) HO
   Approximate size of layout (ft.) 11 by 17
   Length of mainline track (ft.) 75 continuous loop
   Theme of the model railroad Operations!
   Prototype roads represented Norfolk Southern,
   Era or time frame Early diesel to present
   Motive power type (diesel, steam, traction, electric) Diesel
   Freight, passenger, or both? Both
   Based on prototype or freelanced? Freelanced
   Scenery methods and % complete Plaster on newspaper, Woodlands Scenic, Lifeline products; about 40% complete
   Track % complete 100%
   Control system (DC, DCC & brand, proprietary) DCC Digitrax
   Will trains be running during the visit? Yes!!!
   Other interesting information about the layout SVRR paint scheme was developed by my son when he was 5 years old!
Layout Viewing
   ADA accessible?  Describe limitations No. Layout is in the basement and the only access is by stairs
   Aisle width/ ranges (ft.) 2-3
   Maximum visitors allowed in layout area at one time 3-4
   Average time to view layout?  (min.) 40
   Any unique characteristics?   Layout is in two rooms and has a reverse loop as part of the mainline

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