HO scale Section House
Boreas Pass, Colorado
Details include: Interior etched floor boards, interior walls and stairs, removable second floor and one piece removable roof, thick walls showcase log construction style, windows and doors that can be positioned open or closed and include laser-cut glazing.
Our trademark EASY to follow FULLY Illustrated step-by-step instructions make building easy!
Precision Laser cut wood construction.
Includes our laser-cut, tar paper roofing.
N = N/A
HO = 3.9" x 5.5"
S = N/A
O = N/A
This section house can be used for many
uses other than that of a section house.
The Boreas Section House was built in 1881, at an elevation of 11,482 feet above sea level. The section house served as a lodging house for section workers along the highest point of the Denver, South Park & Pacific narrow gauge line between Denver and Leadville. This route over the Continental Divide was called the “Highline” extension.
The Section House was restored by the U.S. Forest Service and opened to the public in 1996. During the summer, it serves as a visitor center. November to May, the Section House provides lodging for backcountry skiers.
This Section House structure is a prototype modeled from the existing, restored structure that exists today.
HO scale model
Interior view of the Section House
Interior detail and removable second floor shown
HO scale Boreas Pass, CO
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