L&N Hagans Switchback track plan segment HO

Track plan L&N Hagans Switchback HO scale
  • Size: 20′ x 25′ (track segment)
  • Scale: HO
  • Minimum Radius: 30″
  • Designed by Dan Bourque

L&N Logo PlainHagans Switchback is located on the L&N in between Loyall, KY and Appalachia, VA. The original Cumberland Valley Division mainline ran up the poor valley from Cumberland Gap to Appalachia. A major branchline was constructed to Loyall, KY and beyond soon after. With the goal of reaching the Clinchfield RR, the the L&N stretched the Martin’s Fork branch southward from Loyall through the 6,244 foot long Hagans Tunnel. The tunnel exits directly beneath the original CV main, but abruptly ends because of the lack of funds to complete the project. To reach the … Read more

CRR Elkhorn City, KY track plan HO

Track plan CRR C&O Elkhorn City, KY HO scale
  • Size: 18′ x 18′
  • Scale: HO
  • Minimum Radius: 30″
  • Designed by Dan Bourque

CRR Logo PlainElkhorn City was the Northernmost point on the Clinchfield RR and was an important interchange point between the CRR and C&O. Both merchandise and coal trains were exchanged daily with the majority of the coal moving south from the C&O to the CRR. In addition to a modest engine servicing facility, Elkhorn City was home to several truck-dump coal loaders located alongside the yard tracks.

The Layout

C&O Logo PlainThis … Read more