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Take a closer look at the Sierra Pacific Lines! Click the photos for larger versions.

This is the first view most visitors get of the Sierra Pacific Lines (not the whole thing, but as much as we could squeeze in without a fisheye lens). At 70’x72′ and 5,000 square feet, the Sierra Pacific Lines isĀ one of the largest HO scale layouts in the world.
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Midway, the center point on the railroad. Look at the size of that freight yard!
Mike works the Zion yard as Open House visitors look on.
Members of the public can see the Sierra Pacific Lines in action at our semi-annual Open House.
Our California-themed scenery includes some of the state's more notorious residents.
Our California-themed scenery includes some of the state’s more notorious residents.
Though the club is 75 years old, we're constantly building and modifying. Here, the new harbor area is under construction.
Though the club is 75 years old, we’re constantly building and modifying. Here, the new harbor area is under construction.
Zion is the Western terminus of the railroad. Our 1700 foot (28 scale mile) main line lets us run massively long trains, and our 2% ruling grade requires lots of power.
Zion is the Western terminus of the railroad. Behind it is the 2% climb to Powderhorn.
Echo is the Sierra Pacific's largest city.
Echo is the Sierra Pacific’s largest city.
With long trains and a 2% ruling grade, trains on the Sierra Pacific require lots of power on the head end.
With long trains and a 2% ruling grade, trains on the Sierra Pacific require lots of power on the head end.
Though the layout is California-themed, we run rolling stock from all roads and all eras. Steam and diesel, eastern and western -- they all mingle on the Sierra Pacific.
A look at the diesel service facility. The layout hosts over 200 locomotives and approximately 2,000 freight and passenger cars.
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Locomotives from all eras and areas mingle on the Sierra Pacific Lines.