Upper Canada and Algonquin Railway

Bachmann Forney on scratchbuilt 39 foot turntable. Modified stereo headphone jacks were used for the pivot & electrical connections. The bridge is constructed of machined brass plate and machined acrylic block. The girders are an overlay of built-up styrene sheet and angle stock. The pit wall is fabricated from 10 inch embroidery hoops mounted to a turned wood disc for the ring rail and pit bottom slope. No drive or indexing yet ...

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Comment by Ian Brown on March 1, 2009 at 5:41pm
Very nice. The weeds at the bottom where the table turns are a great touch.
Interesting idea as to how you made the turn pit. I 'm thinking of using 5/8 ply wood and then plaster over top as simulated concrete.

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