Turn tables and round houses.

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by 3phase, Dec 27, 2004.

  1. 3phase

    3phase Member

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    I'd like to see as many as you can show me, i'm getting around to laying out my turn table and i want some ideas.. Let me see what ya got!!

    If you all need a place to host them pictures dont forget it's free to use my picture uploader!!

    This is what i started with.

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  2. LIRR

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    No pictures to show but my old enginehouse/turntable area had stub tracks with old rusted out engines/wheelsets, Disguarded or rarely used MOW equipment.
  3. 3phase

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    I can picture that, thanks.
  4. shaygetz

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    Not N scale, but here's our 'table and 'house on the club's Gulf Coast & Western R.R.... The table's a Fleishman, motorized but manually indexed.

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  5. shaygetz

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    From the side, BTW it's in HO scale.

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  6. 3phase

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    Cool, i just need ideas, any scale will do. Thank you. Looks good by the way.
  7. 3phase

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    Can you take a picture from the other angle so i can see the round house?
  8. shaygetz

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    No problem, I'll be going to the club tomorrow.
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    Here you go, 3phase, from the front...

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  10. dhutch

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    Wow shaygetz that amazing

    - im looking to do somthing like that in a while, Only in N, on a GWR line, with a peco turntable.


    daniel
  11. shaygetz

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    I'm sure the original builder would appreciate hearing that, Daniel. While it has its faults, the Fleicshmann turntable has proven itself reliable. I like that there are no less than 4 approach tracks that are drive-thru. One can take a big articulated steamer that would normally be too long for the turntable and run it straight into a stall, something real roads did as the steam got bigger.