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  1. Track, Trestles, Bridges and Roadbed
    I am now about 90% through building what I hope is my last set of points. The frog has been silver soldered from the machined 14° 30 ' on the rotary table using the milling machine. The frog has been screwed to the sleepers and epoxy dripped over everything to hold it all in place. Epoxy putty...
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    Current layout: Old-style LGB power & controller, 2x DCC LGB locos, 2x LGB 4-outlet turnout controllers, LGB tipper car (controlled like an engine). Have 2x LGB controllers - one operates one train, one operates other train and turnouts. Other stuff might be added later. What I'd like to...
  3. Has anyone heard anything regarding the Nashville Garden Railroad convention car 2021? Paid for it through the convention and heard it was delayed through USA Trains. But it has almost been 2 months since the convention and I have yet to hear any new updates. Thanks, Bryant
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