Tumble Down Falls

JimmyB

JimmyB

Semi-Retired; more time for trains.
An initial start has been made of the extension, a concrete pad where the point is going and the point fitted. This allowed me to make some minor adjustments to the gradient in that area, it is amazing what difference a few millimetres height over a foot length (I know i am mixing my units :)) can make. Smoothed out the area and a much smoother run.

The concrete pad, before the concrete had fully set, I had time to ensure this was laterally level, and about 1:40 gradient

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The point fitted and tested, and the forward route planned (the thermalite block isn't fixed, just a temporary home :))

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dunnyrail

dunnyrail

DOGS, Garden Railways, Steam Trains, Jive Dancing,
25 Oct 2009
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St.Neots Cambridgeshire UK
An initial start has been made of the extension, a concrete pad where the point is going and the point fitted. This allowed me to make some minor adjustments to the gradient in that area, it is amazing what difference a few millimetres height over a foot length (I know i am mixing my units :)) can make. Smoothed out the area and a much smoother run.

The concrete pad, before the concrete had fully set, I had time to ensure this was laterally level, and about 1:40 gradient

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The point fitted and tested, and the forward route planned (the thermalite block isn't fixed, just a temporary home :))

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And yet another Garden Railway land grab commences, good luck with the work Jimmy. Sure it will all go to plan.
 
Chris Vernell

Chris Vernell

Certified
24 Oct 2009
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Nepean, ON
JimmyB

JimmyB

Semi-Retired; more time for trains.
Hah! No plan survives the first contact with reality!
But I also wish JimmyB well.
Chris, other than spurring off the phase one line the plan is fluid, so failures will be few and far between.
 
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