John Travis MMR's Johnstown and Gerryville (HO)
Layout Tour Dates
Large basement layout featuring 2 levels with valance lighting using fluorescent bulbs and LEDs for buildings and yard lights. Aisles are wide and the fascia is curved to be operator friendly. Features include: beautiful scenery providing a realistic setting for operation; the CTC Signal System is Dispatcher controlled to keep traffic moving; two staging yards, realistic animation and five towns provide lots of operating interest; Digitrax DCC controls the trains; antique telephones are used for communications; and several contest winning structures make this a great layout. The newest feature is the city of Gerryville with 20 detailed buildings, realistic building and street lights. There are over 150 LED lights used throughout the layout. Our crew will also use the new WiFi Throttle. Search for ‘ Johnstown & Gerryville’ on YouTube.
|Size:||42' X 13'|
|Prototype:||Influences of Pennsylvania Railroad|
|Layout Style:||Walk around|
|Layout Height:||42" & 58"|
|Roadbed:||Cork and homasote|
|Trackwork:||Code 100 flextrack|
|Turnouts:||Shinohara & Peco|
|Backdrop:||Fully painted with clouds & hills|
|Controls:||Digitrax DCC train control with signals controlled by PC Dispatcher System.|
For GPS or MapQuest, use 5838 Thompson Mill ROAD, Hoschton, GA. This is west of I-85, off of GA 211. Turn into the Village of Deaton Creek & to the Gate House, left lane.
Directions Using I-85 North
I-85 North to Exit 126 (Château Élan exit)
Left at end of ramp for about 2 miles on GA 211
Left on Friendship Road at light for 1.3 miles
Right into Village at Deaton Creek (2nd traffic light, just past the new Hospital)
Go to Guard House in Left lane & tell them you are visiting the railroad.
Continue going straight past the club house & over the bridge
Right on Canebridge (4th Right after the bridge)
Stay on Canebridge until it ends
Right on Lantern Ridge
Our house is on the Left in the cul de sac, it's brick just past the white house