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Palos Verdes Pacific is actually two railroads, an indoor HO and a garden RR. The HO layout was started in 1984 and fills an upstairs 11’ x 14’ bedroom. It is set in early 1900’s with a Mendocino and Fort Bragg flavor. There are 130 feet of mainline track, a main yard, plus an elevated passing siding. Wilson Summit has an independent loop that runs high on the side of the mountain. Rock castings, many detailed structures, and pines are placed throughout. Originally designed for block control, the layout has been modified to use Digitrax DCC.

The outside G scale layout was created about 12 years ago.  It contains 3 loops that surround the yard area. The back upper level track runs about 100’ across the back of the yard.  The mid-section of the layout fills an area of about 50’ across x 10’ deep.  Bridges and trestles add interest to track that passes between dwarf conifers and other miniature plants. A western style town provides a center of interest. The lawn track is designed to meet with the mid-section and provides a designated area for grandchildren. Overall there is about 500’of LGB trackage. Each loop is independently track-powered.            

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