Jim & Kim Travis's Jamestown & Turtle Creek Interchange [Cartersville, GA] (HO)

Layout Tour Dates

Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
In-person tour of an indoor model railroad. This host has NO SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS for healthy guests who do not have Covid-19 symptoms.
Jamestown & Turtle Creek Interchange [Cartersville, GA]
148 Cedar Creek Rd NW
Cartersville, GA 30121
Over 1 Year on Tour
Contact Information
Jim & Kim Travis
Wheelchair Accessible: 
Layout Details

For 2021, this will be an in-person tour of this indoor model railroad. 

Layout Description:

Scale   HO
Size   35' x 25' over 3 Rooms
Prototype   Freelance - Pennsylvania, B&O, C&O and Western Maryland
Locale   Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia
Era   1950's Transition
Layout Style   Walk Around Single Mainline for Operations
Len. Mainline   175' Single Mainline
Layout Height   43" to 49" 
Benchwork   Open Grid
Roadbed   Cork on 1/2" Sandply sub-roadbed
Trackwork   Code 83 Atlas Flextrack with Walthers and Pico turnouts
Turnout Min.   No. 6 Mainline and NO. 4 in the yard and some sidings
Min. Radius   32"
Maximum Grade   2%
Scenery   Just Started.  Many Buildings and some Hardshell and Foam
Backdrop   Work in Progress
Controls   Digitrax DCC Radio/Infra-Red


From Atlanta, travel North on I-75 to Exit 296 (Cassville White Road) and turn left, go 1.4 mi and Turn right onto Brown Loop NW, go 0.5 mi and Turn left onto Shotgun Rd NW, go 1.5 mi and Turn right onto Cedar Creek Rd, go 0.4 mi to Driveway on right.

From Cartersville, travel North on US-41 (Joe Frank Harris Pkwy).  Travel 5.3 miles north of the QT and McDonalds to Cedar Creek Rd.  Turn Right at the A1 Market and go 0.7 Miles to Driveway on right.