Al Churella

Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes

What wonderful things you'll see as you ride the Sandy River! This beautiful On2 layout features scratch built structures, great locomotives and many narrow gauge wonders. This layout is a must see.

Layout at a Glance

Scale On2
Size 30' X 42'
Prototype Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes
Locale Central Maine
Era 1919
Style Around the walls
Len. of Mainline 100'
Layout Height 52", part double-deck
Benchwork Varied
Roadbed Woodland Scenics roadbed over styrofoam
Trackwork Flextrack, handlaid turnouts
Turnouts No. 9
Min. Radius 45"
Maximum Grade 2%
Scenery 90% complete
Backdrop None
Controls North Coast DCC


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  Member Index

Charter Members

The following current members of the North Atlanta Rail Barons are Charter Members of the group:

Howard Goodwin, MMR

Charlie Brown, MMR

Al Churella

Rob Dodds

Perry Lamb

Walt Liles

Jim Travis


The following members have joined the North Atlanta Rail Barons during the last nine years.

Boyd Bender

Dave Butts

Brian Campbell

Steve Funsten

I. D. Jackson

Bill Mathewson

Conrad Mora

Bill Raymond

Brian Sandberg

Mark Thomann

Dean Webb

Bob Wood

Bill Zawacki, MMR


Former Members

Charlie Crawford, MMR was a Charter Member of NARB and former Superintendent of the Piedmont Division. He was the third member of our group to earn the award of Master Model Railroader. He is now participating in another local operating group.

Larry K. Smith, MMR was a charter member of NARB and now lives in Kentucky where he completed the requirements to become the fourth Master Model Railroader from NARB.

Louis Gomes was a long-term member of NARB, an excellent modeler, guru of the CV's and DCC decoders and wiring design. He was the group's first webmaster and is responsible for the design of our logo. Louis recently completed his education and was rewarded with a new job in Houston, TX.

Philo Hutcheson left us when he accepted a position with the University of Alabama Birmingham. He had built an excellent HO-scale railroad depicting the Maine coastline in the 1940's/50's era.

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