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A Day In The Life Of The Grafton Quarry Branch:  Simple But Fun Operations –

I discussed the reactivation of the Grafton Quarry Branch in my last post.  In this post I will cover a normal operating session and, hopefully, illustrate that interesting operations can be had on even a limited micro-layout.

I envision most of the stone product going to use in major construction projects in the more heavily populated southern part of New Hampshire, so the train represents a local based out of Concord.


On the Grafton Quarry Branch an operating session begins with a back up move, there aren’t any sidings so a run-around is out of the question.  With the train assembled the engineer begins his move, south bound, towards the quarry yard (as I mentioned in my earlier post the train for the next operating day is built on the layout it’s self since there…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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