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Re: PC: Super Elevation

Jerry wrote:

>Well, Bob, if you're trying to accurately model the PC, you probably
>don't need to include superelevation, because the prototype's trackage
>was so bad that there were slow orders everywhere, so at 10 MPH, the
>superelevation becomes irrelevant.... :-)

Irrelevant perhaps, but it still existed! On my home-town line (Lenawee
Junction-Clinton, Mich.), the speed limit was 10 mph, but the curves were
still heavily superelevated--a leftover from the 30's, when the
doodlebug-operated passenger service had a 60 mph limit!

Jeffrey Dobek
St. Louis

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