Eagle Mountain Railroad PDF

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The adobe town of Old Nogales resides on the backside of the Eagle Mountains. A cattle drive is taking place up the main street. Sage-colored brittlebushes will be aflame with golden "daisies" in the spring.
Doris and Doug Evans

The railroad at a glance

Name: Eagle Mountain Railroad
Minimum radius: 18" on logging loop, but generally 4'
Size: 100' x 150'
Scales: 1:29, 1:24, 1:22.5, and 1:20.3
Structures: Modified Piko, Pola, and Railroad Avenue kits, and many scratchbuilt
Era: Late 19th century to 1950s
Gauge: 45 mm
Theme: 3' narrow gauge in Arizona
Power: Primarily track power with Bridgewerks, MRC, Aristo-Craft, LGB, and Hogger power supplies
Age: 14 years
Length of track: 1,400'
Type of track: Code 332 LGB and Aristo-Craft
Maximum grade: 6% on logging section, but generally 4%
Control: Aristo-Craft/Crest Train Engineer and AirWire 900 remote control

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