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From: Tim Stuy njmidland AT verizon DOT net
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 10:04:00 -0400
Subject: Re: (erielack) DS sheet and turnouts
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Here is a dispatcher sheet for the DL&W's Bangor & Portland showing
westbounds on the left and eastbounds on the right with the station list in
the middle from Portland to Bath Jct.


On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Bruce Alcock wrote:

> Question 1:
> I just read that the DS sheets on most roads were laid out with Westbounds
> on the left, recorded top to bottom and Eastbounds on the right, recorded
> bottom to top. Did the EL use this arrangement? Does anyone have an image
> of a sample DS sheet they could post?
> Question 2:
> We have some model railroaders who insist that the mainline always was
> routed through the straight part of the turnout. This certainly isn't true
> where two mainlines come together, just as Hornell. Are there other
> examples, or am I totally off base?
> Thanks,
> -bruce
> Bruce G Alcock | OK N-Rail |
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