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The Crookedest Railroad In The World
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Posted: Fri Aug 26th, 2016 03:02 am
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Posted: Fri Aug 26th, 2016 05:09 am
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W C Greene
I mentioned this once and will again...The MP&MWRR had some tight curves (and grades). There was a 70' radius-SEVENTY FEET- which handled 65 ton standard gauge Shays and 40 foot tourist cars. In 1:48 (O scale) that is 17"-SEVENTEEN INCH RADIUS. Now, what is all that about "curves too small" jabber we hear?
BTW-they also used an old San Francisco cable car on standard gauge trucks as a "passenger" car.
Now...where are those nitpickers?
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Posted: Fri Aug 26th, 2016 05:36 am
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they also used an old San Francisco cable car on standard gauge trucks as a "passenger" car.
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Posted: Wed Aug 31st, 2016 11:59 pm
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'The Crookedest Railroad In The World' ... Pt. II ... may well follow soon !
Hi Steven B.
Your story about the railroad & you was wonderful.
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