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    • March 17, 2017 7:00 AM EDT

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      Lights on turntable, something I'd not thought about

      Lights on a turntable fixture is something I'd not ever thought about.

      Note light mounted just below bend in electrical arch and how it is shining on long hood, http://www.railpictures.net/photo/610184/

      It's early evening on a cold winter's day in Hinton, WV as former C&O GP40-2, 4386, takes a spin on the turntable.

    • March 17, 2017 10:14 AM EDT
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      Forrest, thanks a lot! Now I have just one more detail to work out on my future turntable. If this keeps up, I will just Devon it to death and never build it.

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    • March 17, 2017 4:38 PM EDT
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      Interesting point, Forrest, thanks. Here's some similar ones.

       

       

       

       

       

       

    • March 17, 2017 6:47 PM EDT
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      Now that is an interesting way of extending the turntable for longer locomotives.

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    • March 17, 2017 8:38 PM EDT

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      That is interesting. And what's the thing on posts at ends?

    • March 17, 2017 8:45 PM EDT
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      An alarm bell, I think.

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    • March 20, 2017 12:49 AM EDT

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      The engineer must have had some serious skills to back it up onto that thing, right up to the very edge.

       

    • March 20, 2017 2:55 AM EDT
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      Forrest Scott Wood said:

      That is interesting. And what's the thing on posts at ends?

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