Cumbres & Toltec in S Colorado/N New Mexico (was featured in Indiana Jones movie) Also Druango and Silverton Both are Narrow Gauge period equipment. .
An idle thought, does anyone know of any relatively short US branch lines that are very interesting in operation and high in scenery? I was thinking of something like the new york high level. Either today or past, its all good.
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I don't see switch heaters which is odd, though perhaps they're electric and I just don't see the elements.
The Alaska RR uses ballast regulators with some modifications for this function.
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When it got really cold, the switches in Holland froze. The ones in Germany did not.
Holland is now contemplating converting to gas-fired heaters.
Of course, I don't know how strong the Dutch heaters are.
Wouldn't an upgrade to more power electric heaters also do the job?
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