Electric traverser

Discuss the prototype and how to model it.
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jim s-w
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Electric traverser

Postby jim s-w » Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:57 pm

This is quite funky

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Re: Electric traverser

Postby Guy Rixon » Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:16 am

Interesting. I need a wagon traverser for my eventual layout, and I'm wondering whether that above-ground kind would be better than the kind that moves in a pit. The sprung flaps at the entry and exit points might be a bit hard in 4mm scale.

I can't see why Curzon Street would need a powered traverser, given that they had capstans all over. I think the one shown is in the upper-yard shed where fuit and veg were stored, so I can see that they wouldn't want shunting horses in there. "Shrinkage."

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Re: Electric traverser

Postby grovenor-2685 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:41 am

Thanks for that, those Huntly Archives films are fascinating. I like the Edge Hill traverser with the Capstans mounted on it, and the Broad St hoist with wagon turntables.
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Re: Electric traverser

Postby kelly » Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:45 am

Certainly looks to be a number of interesting videos across a number of catagories.
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