Looking for images of Woodford, California

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by nitnop3, Feb 13, 2005.

  1. nitnop3

    nitnop3 New Member

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    Hello. I'm in the planning stages for an N-scale module of the reverse curve on the former SP-ATSF line just west of Woodford, California (just west of the famous Tehachapi Loop). At this location, highway 58 crosses over the rail line. I've attached an image of that particular location. I have several photos taken at this location, but I'm particularly interested in what happens to the left side of the photo - ie what does the track / scenery look like, & where does the overpass / road go.

    Any photos, illustrations or web locations pertaining this location would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you in advance.

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  2. CalFlash

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    You might want to contact the El Cajon club at the San Diego Museum who is doing a fabulous job of modeling Tehachapi and the area. I'm sure they have or can point you to pics that would be helpful in your modeling efforts. I don't know where you live, but if you ever have a chance to visit the club, do so. In the meantime, here is a link to some pics on the club: http://www.pbase.com/dh30973/lamesa&page=1

    Dave's pics are a little more modeling orriented than layout - the first three links and a 4th on the bottom off http://community.webshots.com/user/atsf_arizona_layout_tour2 should give you more layout coverage.

    Seems to me there's a book (Prototypes You Can Model?) that contains maps and pics of the area that might be useful.
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    I have been there a couple of time, but unfortunately I don't have any pictures from that particular location. As for how the track goes, this is from mapquest, don't know if that is any help

    Jesper

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  5. nitnop3

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    Thanks guys! Those locations were really helpful. By studying the topographical & aerial maps, I've got a good idea for what I'm looking for. Unfortunately I wasn't old enough to visit this location when the pictures were taken in the early 50's with Dad & my older brother Bill.