"Hi Mase,Welcome! I’ll have a go at trying to answer at least some of those questions...Conceptually, the UC&A is an amalgamation of several smaller shortlines, and represents a network rather than a single route. As the amalgamation was…"
"Clearly there's a prototype for everything... the track arrangement I sketched in "overall.jpg" above is remarkably similar to that in Georgetown, Ontario, a legacy of where the original Grand Trunk Railway line from Toronto to Sarnia…"
Thanks for your good comments. And thanks for sharing all your terrific work on shortline operations. I was following all your efforts online and in the press a couple years ago, and I'm pleased to make your acquaintance!
We own a fractional ownership at a cottage resort near Dwight Ont. on Lake Of Bays which is about 1/2 hour east of Huntsville and about as far from the west gate of Algonquin Park. Some of the day trails off of Hwy 60 in the park are along…"
Glad it's of interest to you. I'd be happy to share the computer files behind the system, or to make a similar set for the UC&A.
Where about is your cottage? My family has a place just outside Parry Sound hence my interest in…"
Wow, thanks for the link to your primer on NG operations !! I'm heading up to the cottage for a week soon and this will make some great reading out on the deck.
Rob has a real knack for drawing track work plans. He's come up with…"
Several year ago while I was actively building an On3 layout, I developed a primer on operating narrow gauge and shortline railroads that would be appropriate for the UC&A. You can download a copy here.
I agree with you that Keg Harbour…"