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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #510 on: July 31, 2020, 05:31:00 PM »
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Whoa whoa whoa.

You said you were doing stubs. You didn't say they were CURVED stubs. Jeez. I need to dust off my tennis racket  :lol:

  :facepalm:What did you expect?  The Wizard of the Woods (TM) doesn't do ordinary or pedantic. :facepalm:

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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #511 on: Yesterday at 03:36:00 PM »
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The second stub switch (above) went together in a fraction of the time it took to make the first, as one might expect. With the completion of the disused siding turnout this afternoon (below), the layout revisions were done. All that's left to do is install the turnout controls.

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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #512 on: Yesterday at 03:51:52 PM »
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Got an extra racket...I have a fishing rod if you don't...
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Whoa whoa whoa.

You said you were doing stubs. You didn't say they were CURVED stubs. Jeez. I need to dust off my tennis racket  :lol:
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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #513 on: Yesterday at 05:59:54 PM »
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HA I helped work on some turnouts today as well:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/E7fcyvKDHsgF3iEp7

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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #514 on: Yesterday at 06:02:11 PM »
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HA I helped work on some turnouts today as well:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/E7fcyvKDHsgF3iEp7

Funny, that looks like T Gauge blown up to 1:1 size...

Interesting that the switch stand is on the side with the siding--looks like a lot of unnecessary extra work. Any idea why?
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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #515 on: Yesterday at 06:21:18 PM »
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I know the siding to the right was there first, but I have no idea why he put the new stand on that side. Those long head block ties are split and rotted and will be replaced.

The line off to the left is new and goes up a hill. The guard rails there have extra bracing to keep from bending out of shape.

He does trackwork for a real railroad on the side and finds most of the track components. So he takes what he gets. Plus he is "modeling" steel mill trackage.

I was shoveling gravel. After spreading the track was jacked up to be level and the ballast was tamped under the ties. I'm pretty sore right not and I didn't even use the air spiker. I told him Woodland Scenics walnut shells would have been easier.

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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #516 on: Yesterday at 07:36:30 PM »
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I told him Woodland Scenics walnut shells would have been easier.

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Re: The Very Last White River and Northern Railroad
« Reply #517 on: Yesterday at 09:02:32 PM »
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I told him Woodland Scenics walnut shells would have been easier.


That sh!t floats.  I like real rock ballast.  :trollface:
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