Just got bit...!

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by MasonJar, Jun 17, 2003.

  1. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    by the logging line bug...

    I saw a show last night about JR Booth, the "greatest lumberman Canada ever produced". Looked up a bit more about him and found out about his little logging line - The Nosbonsing and Nipissing Railway.

    Here are a few other links:

    http://www.globalserve.net/~robkath/railnos.htm
    http://www.pastforward.ca/publications/pending/boothtrack.htm
    http://www.ontariosnearnorth.on.ca/astor.htm

    The interesting thing is it might be possible to recreate this line in it's entirety, since it is (was) only 5 miles long. Quite possible in N scale, and probably in HO too (with a bit of selective compression...?). Might not have the best operational potential, but as a fine scale layout - wow... Could be very cool...

    Andrew
  2. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Welcome to the Nut Club, Andrew :)