Author Topic: Jones & Laughlin 58 Restoration  (Read 23577 times)

John McNamara

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Re: Jones & Laughlin 58 Restoration
« Reply #30 on: December 23, 2017, 04:40:19 AM »
I looked at the rails and thought they were really, really hefty for a two-footer, but then I remembered how heavy #58 is. :)
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Re: Jones & Laughlin 58 Restoration
« Reply #31 on: December 24, 2017, 01:56:17 AM »
So far I am using all 100 RB.  The western extension down the hill to the front of the property will be 115 RE, which if you think the 100 looks big, that 115 will look absolutely ridiculous. 

It is correct though.  A 1920s article on the narrow gauge at J&L stated that the entire railroad is laid with 120 lb. rail on steel ties.
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