The layout was adapted from a track plan that originally appeared in the September 1998 issue of Model Railroader called the "Pike City Beltline". It was flipped and altered to fit my waterfront layout criteria. Since them, the other half of the room was acquired and the layout now fills the room.
Name: Washington Northern - Port Andrews Tideflats District
Size: 11 x 12 feet
Minimum radius: 18"
Maximum grade: None
Roadbed: 3/4" plywood sub roadbed with cork roadbed on mainline
Mainline run: 33 feet including staging
Track: Atlas code 83 flex
Turnouts: Fastracks hand-built, Peco & Atlas with Tortoise switch machines equipped with Hare™ NCE & Lenz stationary decoders
Minimum turnout: Peco #5
Track: Code 83
Car forwarding system: car cards & waybills with Dallas Modelworks Waybill Generator program
Control: NCE Pro cab DCC