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Rake Gruva (Rake Mining Co.) A very small H0e (HOn30) layout

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Introduction

Rake Mining Co.

In January 2001 I decided that I should build a layout, so I started buildning Rake Gruva (Rake Mining Co.) a small H0e layout. I decided that I should document the progress on a webbsite so that other could be inspired and the day by day list above is the result of that process.



 General description:
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  Name:                Rake Gruva (Rake Mining Co.)
  Gauge:	       2½ scalefeet or 9 mm
  Scale:               1:87 H0e, also known as H0n30 & H0n2½  
  Size:                70 x 40 cm (28" x 16")
  Prototype:           freelance, narrow gauge
  Location:            Wooden hauses painted in red are typicaly 
                       Swedish, so somewhere in Sweden.
  Period:              1930 - 1940 
  Layout style:        Portabel tabel top, with no legs
  Layout height:       50 cm (20")
  Benchwork:           "cardboard/posterboard"
  Roadbed:             "cardboard/posterboard"
  Lenght of main line: less than one meter (3')
  Track:               a mix of Roco H0e track
  Turnout minium:      approx. 15 degree
  Minium radius:       15 cm (6")
  Maxium grade:        0 percent
  Scenery:             "cardboard/posterboard", newspaper, plaster,
                       furcloth, woodland scenic turfs and sand.
  Backdrop:            "cardboard/posterboard"
  Control:             Roco transformer, 1 cab.
  Owner(fictional):    Fröken F. Rake från Gäddberget
                       (Miss F. Rake from Pikepeak)

  Trackplan:           
Trackplan
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