Model railroad track laying tips: curves, easements, and superelevation. Do you want to know how to get great looking, smooth running curves on you model railroad track? In this segment I show you how I layout easements to transition from straight tangent track into fixed radius curves. I also show how I superelevate curves to give them a more smooth, natural appearance when trains run through them.
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Amazon Pick of the Week: Track Planning for Realistic Operation
This book has a great section on easements and superelevated curves. It is a must-have for every model railroader.
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