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Re: How to rerail a Baldwin
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2016, 04:38:20 PM »
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Here is an excellent video showing how wood blocking helps rerail the locomotive.

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Re: How to rerail a Baldwin
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2016, 08:39:05 PM »
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THAT is impressive!

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Re: How to rerail a Baldwin
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2016, 09:03:23 AM »
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Blocking always seemed like a miracle of physics to me. When I was volunteering at a trolley museum, the inconsistent trackwork would put stuff on the ground every once in a while. The lead volunteer knew how to block and, once we chased him down, it was a matter of minutes before we were back on the rails. Thank goodness the equipment was much lighter - we never had to deal with spread rails.
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