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Re: [FJGRailroad] Narrow Gauge

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  • Richard W. Ryall
    George Town Loop in Colorado is one with Shays for power, Cumbres and Toltec is annother in Colorado....dick
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 4, 2001
      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/
      > >
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      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > 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/
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