Video Clip - Tortoise & Lizard Bash Railroad (So. Calif.)

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Last Saturday’s model railroad layout tour also featured two garden railroads.

The link to the video clip is for one of these, Todd and Linda Brody’s Tortoise & Lizard Bash Railroad in the hills on the Santa Ana-Orange border. The landscape covers about 1,200 square feet with about 600 feet of track and six bridges, including a 14-foot long trestle. Using simple track power, the railroad can run itself fully automated with up to seven trains that slow and/or wait for each other as necessary to avoid collisions at crossing points.

One of their pre-teen neighbors put together this extremely professional short video. While far from complete, it gives the flavor of the railroad:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUFmrN3SQJ4&feature=plcp

The Brodys just announced that their railroad will be open again on July 8, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. The address is 10232 Overhill Drive, Santa Ana.

Bob Chaparro
Moderator
Model Railroads Of Southern California
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Model_Railroads_Of_Southern_California/
 




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