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Not every train layout has need of a
diamond junction and almost never need more than one. My club asked me to build
them a 30 degree diamond. I decided to make it by welding steel rail and angle
iron pieces. For layout reinforcement purposes I used 4” longer cross ties in
the junction area thereby adding to the overall stability and to get good
ballast support I used a full 2 x 4.
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year’s 30th Anniversary feature food and trains. The celebration will
begin Friday July 3, 2015 thru the Sunday July 5, 2015. We invite everyone
with or without an engine to join us. We will have a
campfire and cookout and potluck Friday night, bring food to share.
Saturday evening will be our big bash with food provided by the
Mid-Michigan Railroad Club, Cornwell’s Turkeyville Restaurant and members.
A ceremony will take place at 5:00 PM and meal afterwards. Come and enjoy