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 Posted: Fri Jan 10th, 2020 04:23 pm
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David Laughery
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Diesels can be used to make nicely running motive power in Gn15.  Dave L.



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Here is a scene from my small industrial Gn15 layout under construction.  regards, Dave L. 



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If you're modeling a narrow gauge tramway a prototype for just about anything can be found.

Here is a prototype for Daves proposed diesel. Large cab and low, long hood.

Larry G




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Thanks, Larry.

Many nice running diesel models can be made from HO mechanisms. 

Dave L. 





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As can be seen in Dave's layout photos, Gn15 trains can negotiate some very small radius curves.

In fact, 4 wheel locos and cars can make it around curves as sharp as 6" radius.

Of course, if you have the room, wider curves are preferable.


On my Appetite Mine layout the minimum radius is 8.5"
 
This shot shows a 8.5" radius curve at the Bradly Shaft, Appetite Mine.

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Laying out your track plan full size will show how "do-able"the plan really is. 

Gn15 can use very tight curves, as Larry has pointed out,

and photo copied turnouts (points) help getting curves in the correct orientation. 

Dave L.





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Gn15 locos can use just about any HO or On30 mechanism. 

Here an old Athearn Lil' Hustler was converted to Gn15.





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An On30 Bachmann Porter was used for this little steamer.

 



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This Gn15 crew is ready to start the day's operations.  Dave L.



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I find that some On30 rolling stock is appropriately sized for use on my Gn15 layout.

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