As promised, here is the route map for the Augsburg & Concord Railroad. The track is 95% laid. Industries are located at their "final" locations. The map does not indicate, but there are numerous passing sidings to permit two way traffic. While normally, maps are displayed with North to the top, I chose to rotate mine 90 degrees, to allow larger images.
After a couple of driving sessions from one end to the other and back to make sure everything is connected; I will
When planning the route for the ACRR, I followed the same method as I did in building the model railroad. I started with givens and preferences. The following are some must haves:
The route will feature crowded, urban railroading, with lots of switching; even some street running, if possible.The route will have all three towns from the original concept of the ACRR.Passenger service is necessary, both commuter and regular passenger service.Through Freights and Interchanges
Here are some screens of Milwaukee Road P42dc. There are currently four of them. #1, #2, #7, #8.
These units are used on my currently in progress route which features a fictional 21st century Milwaukee Road. If anyone would like me to send you a copy to BETA test PM me. I'm going to limit it to only a few.
Sorry for the large images. I did not realize at time of posting how large they would end up being.
Updated July 25th, 2014 at 10:46 PM by Starrywarz
Here are some pix from the FDL Fond du Lac route for your enjoyment. They are being displayed in reduced size for reasons unknown. Right click on each and select "View in new tab/window" for full size.
Extra 283 West Storms Iron Ridge at Neda
Holding at Fond du Lac Junction
Waiting for clearance at FDL Junction
Updated July 25th, 2014 at 05:34 PM by RHKluckhohn
Originally Posted by RHKluckhohn
Mayville, WI, July 23 -- LANDSCAPE REACHES BROWNSVILLE
A new era has dawned for Brownsville as hordes of builders and landscapers
move through Dodge County. Said Mayor Eric Johanssen, "We're rid of the
ticky-tacky developments and now live in real houses with lots of trees!"
Milwaukee Road developers have completed landscaping the Fond Du Lac
branch from that city down to milepost 149.
The revised route has been posted to the Download Center and will
Updated July 25th, 2014 at 05:47 PM by RHKluckhohn