Re: [Z_Scale] New Coaling Tower Track Spacing
- Hello John,
As long as you don't try to install the facility over
curved track, I'm sure that you can run 1 inch spacing under the tower
if that is your preference. From calculations of the actual tracks
at this point in Northern Illinois under this structure the
spacing is 14 feet, 8 inches, which works out to 0.80 in Z scale.
Also, this structure was built during the heyday of the
steam era but survives today with enormous diesels hauling
double stack container cars running under it.
BTW, in HO scale many folks use 2 inch spacing along
the straight sections of the their mainlines, which works out
to 14 feet, 6 inches.
1 inch spacing in Z scale is a whopping 18 feet, 4 inches.
On Dec 3, 2009, at 9:37 PM, John Duino wrote:
> Most of us modulators run 1" spacing on our mainlines (when they're
> running parallel). Is there a particular reason behind having only
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> From: "Reynard Wellman" <micron@...>
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> Sent: Thursday, December 3, 2009 5:28:25 PM
> Subject: [Z_Scale] New Coaling Tower Track Spacing
> I am providing this link for those who plan to install the new
> Micron Art coaling tower coming out within the next two months:
> Thanks for your attention.
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