Nn3 curved turnout

Tiny Turnout Time.

The track gauge (distance between the rails) is only 1/4″

Curved Nn3 turnout.
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Posted by: | 11-30-2005 | 10:11 AM
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1:1 Turnout

Not a model…..

I took this picture earlier this summer when my wife and I went for a hot air balloon ride. We passed directly over top of this turnout (switch), and was able to get a unique look at it. It is surprising how much it looks like a model, even the proportions. I would guess this is likely a #8 or smaller. It is at one end of a run-around track. For the locals, it runs parallel to Webster Rd., between Manitou and Wilson Ave. in Kitchener.

Click here for a link to a map showing the location of this turnout.

Click on the picture for larger view…
Prototype turnout from balloon
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Posted by: | 11-29-2005 | 11:11 AM
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Frisbie baking company

A.K.A. Brett’s Brewery

This started out as Campbell’s Brett’s Brewery kit, which I built pretty much stock. I added the scratch built warehouse building shown in the front to help disguise this popular kit.

The warehouse is completely scratch built, including the brickwork masters I made a mold for and cast in plaster.

There is a bit of a story behind the name of this industry, see if you can figure it out…

Brett's Brewery, AKA Frisbie Baking Co.
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Posted by: | 11-28-2005 | 11:11 AM
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