Building a Backyard Railroad -- page 14
September 30th

Space. The final frontier. This is the section that will
complete the loop. The line must cross the floodplain.

The grade for the final turn is high enough, but not quite
wide enough yet. I still have a couple yards of fill left.

This gap is 128 feet (16 feet actual) long. It is the site
for the Bobby Timson timber trestle.

A couple of lumps and bumps, but nothing major to change. The
stakes you see here are a measured 40 feet from a piece of
copper pipe driven in the ground at the radius center.

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