Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

RE: [FJGRailroad] Narrow Gauge

Expand Messages
  • Dicarlo, Gino
    You know, it does seem like these Narrow Gage lines I m reading about were in the mountains! Heck, there are some still operating today, aren t there? Gino
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 4, 2001
    • 0 Attachment
      You know, it does seem like these Narrow Gage lines I'm reading about were
      in the mountains! Heck, there are some still operating today, aren't there?

      Gino

      > ----------
      > From: Aaron Keller
      > Reply To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wednesday, April 4, 2001 4:30 PM
      > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Narrow Gauge
      >
      > Gino,
      >
      > Narrow gauge railroads can wind around tighter curves. Narrow-gauge
      > engines
      > have a tighter turning radius and simply take up less space. Therefore
      > they
      > were popular in mountainous regions. There are other benefits but this is
      > the most apparent.
      >
      > -Aaron
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
      > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
      >
      > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
      > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
      >
      > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
      > in New York State at
      > http://ny.existingstations.com/
      >
      > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      >
      >
      >


      -----------------------------------------------------------------------

      This message has been scanned for viruses with Trend Micro's Interscan VirusWall.
    • Richard W. Ryall
      George Town Loop in Colorado is one with Shays for power, Cumbres and Toltec is annother in Colorado....dick
      Message 2 of 3 , Apr 4, 2001
      • 0 Attachment
        George Town Loop in Colorado is one with Shays for power, Cumbres and Toltec is annother in
        Colorado....dick

        Dicarlo, Gino wrote:

        > You know, it does seem like these Narrow Gage lines I'm reading about were
        > in the mountains! Heck, there are some still operating today, aren't there?
        >
        > Gino
        >
        > > ----------
        > > From: Aaron Keller
        > > Reply To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
        > > Sent: Wednesday, April 4, 2001 4:30 PM
        > > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
        > > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Narrow Gauge
        > >
        > > Gino,
        > >
        > > Narrow gauge railroads can wind around tighter curves. Narrow-gauge
        > > engines
        > > have a tighter turning radius and simply take up less space. Therefore
        > > they
        > > were popular in mountainous regions. There are other benefits but this is
        > > the most apparent.
        > >
        > > -Aaron
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
        > > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
        > >
        > > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
        > > http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
        > >
        > > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
        > > in New York State at
        > > http://ny.existingstations.com/
        > >
        > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
        > -----------------------------------------------------------------------
        >
        > This message has been scanned for viruses with Trend Micro's Interscan VirusWall.
        >
        >
        > Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
        > http://www.capital.net/~dicarlos/
        >
        > Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra/
        >
        > Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
        > in New York State at
        > http://ny.existingstations.com/
        >
        > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.