Photos by Don Morice
The St. Charles Central is the large 23’x33′ HO scale layout of the St. Charles Model Railroad Club. This completely sceniced, 1970s-era, freelance railroad is set in eastern Missouri and northern Arkansas. If features a 400-foot mainline (280′ visible and 120′ hidden), over 130 detailed structures, and a Masonite backdrop with painted clouds and hills and added building cutouts. Radio control Digitrax DCC is used for operation.