The empty railways of America

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The empty railways of America

Postby luckymucklebackit » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:31 am

There may be some inspiration for those aspiring to a US based layout in these photographs

And on the guy's website

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Re: The empty railways of America

Postby Ironduke » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:41 am

Nice find, Jim. They seem to love their trains so much over there and there's always plenty of material to work from. You can find an example of pretty much anything.

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Re: The empty railways of America

Postby manna » Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:25 am

G'Day Gents

Recently went on a bit of a caravan holiday, traveled parallel to the east/ west railway here in Oz, never saw a train !!!


PS, 200 km, and no train.
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Re: The empty railways of America

Postby senorsenales » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:33 pm

Had a fortnight in Florida recently and went down to Plant City where they had erected a viewing platform to watch the 'railroad action' in safety. It is a flat crossing so quite interesting.

Unfortunately the 'action' is about twelve trains a day, one of which was a passenger train running three hours late!

I didn't know this of course, got there about 1030 just as the heavens opened, got pretty damp in the next hour on the off chance of something coming along, which two did, and nothing else on the horizon.

Nice little museum just opposite which is free, and has a mimic diagram of the tracks in the area, coupled in to the despatchers messages so you can follow what is happening, not much in this case.

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