|Messages posted here can also be received as emails: information||pre-print options:|
|Forums and resources for users of Templot track design software||about Templot Club|
|Please click: important information for new members and first-time visitors.
||quick links: files, photos and messages archive on Yahoo|
|main Templot web site|
|Single message by Geoff Lines Topic: Creating complex pointwork at Holborn Viaduct|
view images in gallery
view images as slides
Martin Wynne wrote:
Hi Geoff,Hello Martin -- I've just spent a while crafting an answer to you but I clicked on Preview and lost the lot! In the meantime you've sent me your latest map comparison.
Here goes again.
Yes, you're right, it's Holborn Viaduct in its original layout and I've spent many hours building up the drawing. I use an external back-up.
I traced a copy of the original LC&DR plan which I was lucky enough to purchase from BR's Plan Arch back in the 1970s. The OS plan you've compared with shows a removal of two redundant lines but the entrance arrangement just north of Ludgate Hill bridge seems to be awry, and this dissuaded me from using it in the first place. However, I'm beginning to think I should review that decision and contemplate redoing the whole thing basing it on that map.
I do have a photo of this splendid trackwork, but it is from a collection. Can I send a copy to you for your eyes only -- I don't want it to find its way onto the interweb?
The feature you ring in red I've had trouble with. I've been unable to get a divergence to give space enough for full support of the left-hand arm of the V. I've tried putting the peg on the FP and varying the switch type but without success.
I will be fully chaired but I think I shall use the traditional rivet-and-solder technique that Tony W uses so effectively. The downside means many hours applying the cosmetic chairs -- but I've done this before on club layouts.
|about Templot Club|
|Templot Companion||live online chat||Please click: important information for new members and first-time visitors.|
|Please read this important note about copyright:
Unless stated otherwise, all the files submitted to this web site are copyright and the property of the
respective contributor. You are welcome to use them for your own personal non-commercial purposes.
If you want to re-publish any of this material or use it commercially, you must first obtain
the owner's permission to do so.
The small print: All material submitted to this web site is the responsibility of the respective contributor. By submitting material to this web site you acknowledge that you accept full responsibility for the material submitted. The owner of this web site is not responsible for any content displayed here other than his own contributions. The owner of this web site may edit, modify or remove any content at any time without giving notice or reason.
|Problems with this web site? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.||
Powered by - © 2009