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Thu Mar 31 17:22:46 EDT 2016


Very nice.  Enjoyed the video.
  How long is the turntable?  My 1.6in scale 4-8-2 requires a 13 foot 
My only N&W motive power is a 1 in scale live steam Class A 2-6-6-4 that 
is 10 feet plus and inch or two.

Jim Stapleton
On 3/31/2016 9:53 AM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> Way back in 2002, I wanted information on the Lambert's Point 
> Turntable. I had photographed it in the late 50's and wanted to use it 
> for our RR.
> I communicated with Jim Gillium and others, did lots of research, and 
> was lucky to find a set of prints for the identical American Bridge 
> Company 1913 Turntable used in an installation in Albuqueque, New Mexico.
> With those plans, and some modifications,  I was able to fabricate two 
> turntables for each end of the RR.  I wrote about it for the 
> March/April 2008 issue of Live Steam  and Outdoor Railroading Magazine.
> If you want to see the actual work, it's on U-Tube:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu7Cou5zVi0
> Ron Peisker

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