Saturday, 11 May 2013

Polbrook Gurney Colliery Update - weighbridge

Polbrook Gurney Colliery update: Today I'm building a weighbridge, a common feature was the splitting of the line to allow trains to pass through without using the weighbridge. A hut which would have contained the measuring apparatus needs to be built, and will go top left of the split track. Here's a prototype example, though my control hut will be more rustic and smaller and be partially set back into the undergrowth.

1 comment:

  1. The weighbridge is a nice touch!

    They're not often modelled though I remember them being a really common feature around Scunthorpe steelworks; never saw them in use but we did renew a few rails on and around them.


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