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Paul Scoles
Pelican Bay Railway & Navigation

The Pelican Bay Railway & Navigation Company is set in Northern California, circa 1895. The narrow gauge railroad runs from the coastal communities of Pelican Bay, Fort Nash and Klamath east (timetable south) to the Sierra Nevada foothills. It connects in the north with the Oregon Coast Railway at Smith River, Calif. (staging), and in the south with the Tahoe Northern at Del Norte, Calif. (staging). Inspired by classic California narrow gauge railroads such as the South Pacific Coast and the North Pacific Coast, the PBR&N represents the height of late 19th Century narrow gauge railroading in the Golden State.

Published sources:
Great Model Railroads 2010, Railroad Model Craftsman Sept 2006, Railroad Model Craftsman May 2003, and roughly 20+ times in the past 15 years in the Narrow Gauge & Shortline Gazette.

Basic information:
A. Scale: Sn3
B. DC or DCC: NCE wireless DCC
C. Dispatching/control method: TT&TO
D. Car control: CC & WB
E. Mainline: 240, 7 passing sidings
F. Room size: 22 X 46
G. Percent sceniced: 95%
H. Handicap accessibility: partial due to basement stairs
I. Maximum number of guest operators: 7
J. Minimum number of guest operators: 3

Photos are copyright Paul Scoles: