I am not certain off the top of my which dimension is right. However the map
in best is quite old and might very well be incorrect. The best suggestion I
have is to check in the files section for the list of drawings by Herman
Darr and contact him, I don't remember if he did a full drawing of the depot
or not but I am sure he has a more updated map of the grass valley yards.
On 12/27/06, empirita <empirita@...> wrote:
> I am trying to draw up the plans to build a model of the Grass Valley
> depot. In the process of taking dimensions for the building from a
> Sanborn map and the map contained in the G. Best book, there is a
> large disagreement on the overall size.
> The Sanborn map indicates an overall dimension (not including roof
> overhang or covered walk) of 22' x 136'.
> The G. Best map indicates an overall dimension of 32' x 165'(same
> Which is correct?
> Anyone have any idea what the dimensions of any of the doors or
> windows are?
> How about the size of wood used for the siding?
> Lastly, how about the slopes of the office roof and freight roof?
> Thanks for any help you can provide.
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