Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under
Author: espee2472
Date: 12-04-2017 - 10:13

M. Harris Wrote:
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> We had a cross-over quite similar to this in
> Sacramento for the Sacramento Southern RR to cross
> the Union Pacific main line. CSRM had to give UP
> advance notice (not sure how much) for their MoW
> crew to come in with a Pettibone SpeedSwing and
> bolt down the crossover rails for a consist
> movement from or to the shops, then unbolt it and
> stow the rails and hardware. The SpeedSwing was
> parked on site and dedicated to crossover use
> while that setup existed. It was replaced when UP
> realigned the curves and we now have a diamond
> crossover with power-operated derails and full
> signalization. Now all we do is ring up Omaha
> dispatch by radio and wait for clearance.

if you search youtube, someone taped
the whole project for posterity



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  A different kind of "diamond" down under ex-BN 12-03-2017 - 13:47
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under George Andrews 12-03-2017 - 15:24
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under M. Harris 12-03-2017 - 17:49
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under espee2472 12-04-2017 - 10:13
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under what gauge? BOB2 12-04-2017 - 12:15
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under what gauge? Bill Maltby 12-04-2017 - 13:41
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under what gauge? BOB2 12-04-2017 - 16:23
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under what gauge? Bill Maltby 12-04-2017 - 17:46
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under what gauge? BOB2 12-04-2017 - 18:18
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under WebDigger 12-04-2017 - 12:38
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under M. Harris 12-04-2017 - 12:35
  Re: A different kind of "diamond" down under Tom McCann 12-03-2017 - 19:27


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