Cimarron River and Copperhead Canyon
Module Name:
Cimarron River and Copperhead Canyon (two module pair)
Diorama:
Cimarron - includes Twin Buttes, Cimarron River and Copperhead Canyon
Owner Name:
Razor
Sponsor:
Razor
Date Built:
2002
Date Updated:
 
Status:
Active
Module Type:
two 6' standard modules w/ non-standard track position at the connection of the two
Length:
6' x 2
Width:
2'
Skyboard:
12" laminated
Track
Code:
80
Brand:
Atlas
Turnouts:
six Peco
Crossovers:
Siding acts as crossover between the red and yellow lines
Passing Sidings:
one - shared by red and yellow
Yard Tracks
none
Industrial Spurs
none
Other Tracks
none
Electrical:
Wire
Connector
110V
Designer:
Fearless Leader
 
Red
12 gauge
PP-30
Yes
Carpentry:
Rambo
 
Yellow
12 gauge
PP-30
Yes
Track:
Razor & Pyro
 
Blue
12 gauge
PP-30
Yes
Wiring:
Razor
 
Other
     
Scenery:
Fearless Leader
DCC Equipment:
UP-5 (on Cimarron River)
Powered Accessories:
Wall wart for UP-5
Scenery:
Oklahoma Scene:
Route 66 Scene:
 
Prototype RR:
Cimmaron River and Copperhead Canyon
Cimmaron River and Copperhead Canyon
Cimmaron River and Copperhead Canyon
Sign Board
This semi-prototypical scene models the terrain found on US 412 near Orienta, Major County, Oklahoma. It illustrates how the topography turns from red earth and rock capped buttes west of the Cimarron River to tan soil and rolling hills east of the river. Two main line tracks and their shared siding meander through serpentine cuts in the rolling hills while a branch line follows its own path further back. Look carefully and you can see activity under the bridges and more back behind the bridges. The red ground seen on Cimarron River is real Oklahoma red earth collected from an oil well location near Woodward, OK.
Description & History
On this 12' diorama, the blue line works its way to the back of the modules. The red and yellow lines angle slightly to the rear, spread apart and share a 9' long (1/4 scale mile) common siding that can be switched to select power from the Red line, Yellow line or off. The three tracks (red, siding and yellow) meander through serpentine cuts in the rolling hills. Although the two modules are complete, operational and have scenery, we still have to put a little water in the Cimarron River bottom.