Bachmann On30 Freight Train Up 3% Grade Steam Engine

On30 narrow gauge freight train on HO track pulls up a 3% grade. Initial set was Glenbrook Valley with some extra cars added. Sound is from an MRC Sound Station external speaker. The engine has no problem pulling the load. Unweathered and out-of-the-box. Woodland Scenics inclines were used around a painted foam mountain.

Homes on a hill (On30 scale)

Homes on a hill (On30 scale)
ho scale trains
Image by The Brain Toad
The Great Train Expo 2008, a model railroad show that travels coast to coast at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California on November 29th, 2008

On30 is a mixing of O Scale trains on HO scale track. This particular group used modular models to make it more portable. Their setup was my favorite of the day

Bear and a waterfall (On30 scale)

Bear and a waterfall (On30 scale)
ho scale trains
Image by The Brain Toad
The Great Train Expo 2008, a model railroad show that travels coast to coast at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California on November 29th, 2008

On30 is a mixing of O Scale trains on HO scale track. This particular group used modular models to make it more portable. Their setup was my favorite of the day

Tramp telling a story (On30 Scale)

Tramp telling a story (On30 Scale)
ho scale trains
Image by The Brain Toad
The Great Train Expo 2008, a model railroad show that travels coast to coast at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California on November 29th, 2008

On30 is a mixing of O Scale trains on HO scale track. This particular group used modular models to make it more portable. Their setup was my favorite of the day

What your gas really costs (On30 scale)

What your gas really costs (On30 scale)
ho scale trains
Image by The Brain Toad
The Great Train Expo 2008, a model railroad show that travels coast to coast at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California on November 29th, 2008

On30 is a mixing of O Scale trains on HO scale track. This particular group used modular models to make it more portable. Their setup was my favorite of the day

Man and his dog (On30 scale)

Man and his dog (On30 scale)
ho scale trains
Image by The Brain Toad
The Great Train Expo 2008, a model railroad show that travels coast to coast at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California on November 29th, 2008

On30 is a mixing of O Scale trains on HO scale track. This particular group used modular models to make it more portable. Their setup was my favorite of the day