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Amoskeag Northern Update - Aug 2007
« on: August 15, 2007, 05:51:35 PM »
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Finally work related things have calmed down and I can get to work on the layout.

Currently while finishing the drywall and electrical in the rest of the layout room, I have a 20' section that I have already started so that I can write a series of articles for Railroad.net and to keep myself from going insane not working on trains.

I got a chance today to add some turnouts and ties in Blair. The town is at the end of what was a busy branch line. The town has a small mill and a propane dealer left in town, where the rest of the line has been removed, leaving these the only customers, and town on the line.

The track is very NH backwoods branch line, resembling the Hillsboro Branch, so there is little to no grade profile along the line.



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Re: Amoskeag Northern Update - Aug 2007
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2007, 05:55:14 PM »
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Nice, but move the ties further apart so we can run On30 on it... 8)

How many feet of track have you handlaid so far?

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Re: Amoskeag Northern Update - Aug 2007
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2007, 06:34:54 PM »
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So far 12' of track, and then this section will be added on Friday hopefully. This section has 2 turnouts in it so I will need to get those built some time this week.
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Re: Amoskeag Northern Update - Aug 2007
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2007, 10:50:17 PM »
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Don't forget to beat on a few ties so it has that realistic "wobble" effect.

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Re: Amoskeag Northern Update - Aug 2007
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2007, 12:19:07 PM »
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the Hillsboro Branch, so there is little to no grade profile along the line.


Oh, you think not, eh?
dumb ways to die, so many dumb ways to die

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Re: Amoskeag Northern Update - Aug 2007
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2007, 02:50:26 PM »
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the Hillsboro Branch, so there is little to no grade profile along the line.


Oh, you think not, eh?

On the northern part Dupes, past Greenfield
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