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This may be a questions that was already answered but I can not find it, I have a Bachmann set and was wondering what is the max grade one can get up, I have seen several photos of trains climbing 8" (or enough for a train to clear the bridge) in what looks like about 8', is this reasonable. What are the deciding factors? I am planning on pubbing from 4 to 6 cars? Any ideas?

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On the railroad I'm planning I also have a very large climb to make in a short distance....so I'm designing in the old Colorado trick.....The Georgetown Loop.....this gets me the length i need to make the climb in the area i have available to do it....plus it will be just cool looking!
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