Peter Amershadian Layout Description

 

Layout Owner/Location

   Owner/Builder’s name(s)

Peter Amershadian

   Contact phone number(s)

207-363-0903

   Contact email

alcopka@gmail.com

   Layout address

14 Tall Oaks Drive, York, Maine

   GPS accurate for this address? (y/n)

Y

   Parking capacity/where and how to park?

A few in driveway and rest on street

   Any landmarks to look for to help find location?

About 15 minutes off of Maine Turnpike’s Exit 7

Layout Description

   Name of railroad

Boston and Maine West York Division

   Scale(s)

HO

   Approximate size of layout (ft.)

70 by 15 feet

   Length of mainline track (ft.)

200 ft.

   Theme of the model railroad

West York to Berwick, ME, with branches to York Harbor and Agamenticus Quarry

   Prototype roads represented

BM, CN, and MEC

   Era or time frame

1952

   Motive power type (diesel, steam, traction, electric)

Diesel and steam

   Freight, passenger, or both?

Both

   Based on prototype or freelanced?

Proto-freelanced

   Scenery methods and % complete

50%

   Track % complete

100%

   Control system (DC, DCC & brand, proprietary)

DCC

   Will trains be running during the visit?

Yes

   Other interesting information about the layout

Double-tracked mainline, large yard and engine terminal at West York, lower level staging yards, well-suited for realistic operations- ops schedule comprises 22 trains

Layout Viewing

   ADA accessible?  Describe limitations

Yes.  Basement has ground level entry door

   Aisle width/ ranges (ft.)

Over 3 feet

   Maximum visitors allowed in layout area at one time

10

   Average time to view layout?  (min.)

25

   Any unique characteristics?

A doodlebug serves two branches.

 

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