The Tortoise and Lizard Bash Garden Railroad

Visit a well-developed, 1950s diesel line
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The Tortoise & Lizard Bash Garden Railroad at a glance

Name: Tortoise & Lizard Bash Railroad
Size of railway: 52' x ~20' plus a 10' x 15' “L”
Scale: Trains, 1:29; structures, 1:24
Gauge: Nº 1 (45 mm)
Era: September 1957
Theme: Fantasy, town and country mainline, and switching
Age: 15 years
Motive power: Primarily diesel
Length of the mainline: 210'
Maximum gradient: 2.5%
Minimum radius: 4'
Type of track: Sectional Aristo-Craft with some LGB, all with European ties. LGB 4-foot radius with some Aristo-Craft 5-foot radius turnouts
Structures: Approximately five dozen plastic, wooden, and cement-coated
structures, from scratch and various manufacturers.
Control system: Three Aristo-Craft Train Engineers/Mean Wells through sophisticated block control.
Website: http://tortoiseandlizardbash.com
YouTube videos:
   Watch the railroad run itself: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUFmrN3SQJ4
   Water features: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mPGBcCOBsc

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