Ballast Types

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Fri Jun 10 07:05:50 EDT 2016

>From my experience just what I have seen in researching the bluestone
branch. I think that No2 is a mixture of smaller stone and cinder mix i
hope this helps. .. Dean Taylor
On Jun 10, 2016 6:40 AM, "NW Modeling List via NW-Modeling-List" <
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> Hello List,
> I’m looking through a reprint of the N&W Standards Drawings, specifically
> ballast sections.  The drawings show the ballast sections for tangents and
> curves (as well as single and double track) with “Class #1” ballast and a
> separate profile for “Class #2 or 3” ballast.
> I’ll assume Class 1 is crushed rock; what is Class 2 and 3?  My guess is 3
> is probably cinder and 2 is maybe gravel, but they're just that, guesses.
> Any idea?  Or should this go to the main list?
> Matt
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