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    • April 12, 2018 9:53 PM EDT
      • Waverly, Alabama
         
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      Great build Joe.  It rivals the oil rig and that is saying something .

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    • April 14, 2018 6:35 PM EDT
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      Well done sir. With these latest additions you are heading toward a well detailed pike.

    • April 15, 2018 9:23 AM EDT
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      if that were my work, i would be very proud of it.

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    • April 18, 2018 9:27 AM EDT
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      Your turntable came out great Joe.  When will we see photos of it in place and spinning?

       

      I think you were smart to make it a gallows type because the engine will be protected better when hanging at the edge of your RR. 

    • April 22, 2018 4:32 PM EDT
      • Missouri
         
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      And remember, boys and girls, turntables are more fun with your friends along for the ride,

      http://www.railpictures.net/photo/655527/

      No easy task to place the express train steam locomotive A 3/5 # 705 on the turntable in Etzwilen (turntable diameter 16.5 m, wheel base A 3/5 with tender 15.45 m)...

       

    • April 22, 2018 4:39 PM EDT
      • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
         
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      Hence the name "Armstrong Turntable".

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    • April 30, 2018 8:47 PM EDT

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      The turntable is installed and the new yard is complete! Here's the "before" pic:

      And here is the finished product:

      There's something very satisfying about fresh-laid track. This completes the track work for the fifth town on the line. Structures will be added as the years go by.

      Now, I'm about a month behind in layout maintenance...

    • April 30, 2018 9:45 PM EDT
      • Streamwood, IL
         
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      Very nice, Joe. Looks like it works well!

    • April 30, 2018 10:19 PM EDT
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      Joe Bussing said:

      There's something very satisfying about fresh-laid track.

      Man, that turntable looks just like it was intended to be there from the start.

      :)

      Yes, new track does have an appealing esthetic.

    • April 30, 2018 11:04 PM EDT
      • Pleasanton, CA
         
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      Sweet!

    • May 1, 2018 1:15 AM EDT
      • Vail, Az
         
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      Now that's a much better use of that space! Looks great!

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    • May 1, 2018 1:20 AM EDT
      • Vail, Az
         
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      The Santa Fe built this one in Poland Az.

       

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