Espee's Cascade Sub compressed to a 16' X 20' double level layout with helix. 300'+ of single track ME code 55 mainline (over 9 scale miles)... near equivalent code 40 sidings, yards, and spur tracks. 22 1/2" min radius curves with 1.8% max grade. Train lengths average 30-50 cars, with comparable siding lengths. Midtrain helpers are part of regular operations thanks to body mount couplers. Powered by Digitrax DCC which also handles JMRI / CATS controls for full CTC signaling system. Dispatching of ops sessions is done remote via internet. Communications are VoIP relaying FRS radios for crew members. 15 years in the making...
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