ABOVE: a NEW HAVEN RAILROAD Rail Diesel Car* (BING IMAGE)
Worked on the Train layout,
An N scale one laying about (!)…
An eleven-inch curve
On his truss bridge (what nerve!),
Just happened to work out.
His N scale RDC*,
Rolled through easily…
Cemented the track
So it won’t spring back,
A scale Eighty-five feet-
Long (N scaled) from his passenger fleet…
It took that curve
With nary a swerve,
His work in that end is near-complete!
**NOTE: He actually used a double track truss bridge which he shortened and removed the original two tracks from to lay his 11-inch model track curve inside—a bridge like the one below:
Image source: ebay.