Due to overwhelming demand in prior years, this host regrets that we will no longer accommodate visitor requests to "run trains" during this tour. Thank you for your understanding as we wish to provide a most enjoyable experience for all of our visitors.
811 Ashley Glen Lane, Johns Creek, Georgia, 30022
Begun in 2003, this large, multi-deck layout celebrated mainline completion with a gold spike in 2009. All track work and electrical is complete, including three large yards (one intermodal). DCC train detection for computer dispatching is fully functional, and the layout can host operating sessions for up to 12 persons. Most scenery is still in the early stages, but is (slowly!) progressing. And be sure to see the famous "trains through the bathroom!"
Scale / Gauge
Size of Layout
Primarily AT&SF, D&RGW, Colorado & Southern (part of BN)
Colorado's "Joint Line", from Denver, CO to Pueblo, CO
Style of Track Plan
Linear along the basement walls
Length of Main Line
Woodland Scenics "Track-bed"
Minimum Main Line Radius
Primary base is plaster cloth over cardboard strips. Some landforms further developed using Celluclay and Sculptamold products.
% Scenery Complete
Painted Masonite and styrene plastic sheets. Some areas feature a "false horizon" constructed out of Masonite, to allow for lighting effects.
DCC - Digitrax
Car Forwarding System
Train Authority / Dispatching
Enter home through front door. Layout is downstairs in basement. PARKING NOTICE: Parking is limited on this cul-de-sac street. Please do not block the road or driveways. Share rides here if you can. If you are unable to find a suitable parking space, please contact Mike to arrange a visit at a later date. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.