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The Atchison, Topeka & Sante Fe, LOP Division

The Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe, LOP Division railroad (2 main lines) was started in 2010 and reflects the 1940’s-1960’s era. This is a main line railroad which passes through mountains, desert and a water feature where the main lines are supported by a 13 ft. bridge. Main line #1 is 520 ft. and #2 is 502 ft. laid out in a three circle figure 8. There is a crossover with a tunnel and an at grade diamond. There is also a 185 ft. wye point to point as well as an independent 190 ft. loop called The Thomas Loop. Also included are 2 passing sidings, 1 spur, a 3-track yard, 2 tunnels, 5 Eaglewings built bridges, and 6 trestles totaling 97+ feet made from painted PVC. Other features are an oil refinery and a water tower and propane tank that hide pop-up sprinklers. Track is all Aristo-Craft stainless steel and curves are 16.5 ft. to 20 ft. diameter. Locomotives are powered with battery and track power. Rolling stock is Aristo-Craft, USA, LGB and Bachmann.

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