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Cool scratch build from 1961
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Posted: Thu Mar 19th, 2015 08:16 pm
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W C Greene
The Mt Washington is a rack railway. The loco has gears and so does the coach. There is a safety appliance that keeps it all from slipping down the grade. That appears to be the actual gradient-steep as hell!
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Posted: Fri Mar 20th, 2015 09:42 am
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Joined: Sun Feb 17th, 2013
Location: Friedberg, Germany
And here they show how it was done in the old days before transfer tables came into use.
BTW Like to see they employ good old European style coaches - long wheelbase, two axles - no way to conceal bad tracklaying!
That apparatus beats your proposed pole road double slip by lengths!
Kudos to Rube Goldberg.
Last edited on Fri Mar 20th, 2015 09:47 am by Helmut ____________________ Regards, H.
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