18581Re: [z_scale] Re: Recommended track gradient
- Jan 3, 2004..
>The "La Mesa Model railroad club" (which operates HO
> Does anyone know of any testing that has been done
> to determine the
> optimum number of driving wheels for a given weight?
scale Tehachapi Pass in San Diego, CA) says, for its
maximum grades of 2.2 %, 8 towed axles (ie two cars)
per driving axle. That leads to 8 cars per BB engine,
and 12 cars per CC engine.
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