Discussion in 'Track Planning' started by csxengineer, Mar 16, 2004.
Here's B&LE fueling from an engineers point of view. IDEAS IDEAS IDEAS
throw in old boxcar for storage
and abandon the turntable!
Why not modernize with a transfer table and abandon the roundhouse?
and right down the road
build a humble scale track
I am surprised at how tight the turnouts are going into the fueling station. Or is this just an illusion due to the angle? Now a totally unfair question: Can you guess what this might be in a model turnout? #6?
I love those Bessemer pictures. :thumb: Where were they taken?
I took these Monday when we took a coal train to Shenango. No sign of CN yet, whew!
sharp turn before yard
car shops near fueling
color of ballast definately seperates the main from the other tracks. What I hate is when they remove tracks, yet dont change the numbering system...In this picture tracks go P.Company, South, North, #4, #5, etc.
Not too bad, but CSX New Castle goes 1&4, 5&8, 9&1/2, 13, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 38
what the heck is a 9&1/2 track? 1 rail?
Great shots! Nice to get the engineer's view! Lots of details to inspire modeling. I sure wish I had a spot for loco facilities. I've always liked sand towers.
Is 9 1/2 track near Platform 9 3/4?
I bet if they renumbered the tracks, half the crews would ignore the change.
I've noticed that switches seen from the point end look very sharp, (Ouch!) (puns not intended) almost like Lionel track. A sideways view would have them stretched out more.
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