- ... Well Mike, I guess I ve got a toy train set then - but I m darn proud of it. Lets see what you ve got! Jim VailMessage 1 of 66 , Aug 31, 2007View SourceMike Chaney wrote:
>Well Mike, I guess I've got a toy train set then - but I'm darn proud of
> I cannot understand how, in this day and age, the switch
> blades are still being used to switch the current. That sort of thing
> belongs with the toy train set, not with a proper model railroad.
> Mike Chaney
it. Lets see what you've got!
- Now that s a lot of useful prototype stuff I didn t know. AndyMessage 66 of 66 , Sep 4, 2007View SourceNow that's a lot of useful prototype stuff I didn't know.
John Stutz wrote:
> They do work. I have crossed a number of bridges where the ties clearly
> showed the scars from passage of derailed car wheel flanges. This is
> especially clear where an open trestle deck is protected with galvanized
> steel sheets, after the scars have had a season to turn rusty.