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    Truck dimensions

    I'm working out something for which I need to know the dimensions of many types of truck. With 4-wheel trucks, it's simple. Find the wheelbase, assume centered kingpin. If there are asymmetrical 4-wheel trucks, I'd like to know. With 6-wheel trucks, overall wheelbase isn't enough. There's...
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    Perfect dieselization? An open discussion

    Not exactly "what is the ideal diesel roster"; that could be a subject for another thread. From your railfan perspective, what is the ideal way for a railroad to dieselize? To get the big question out of the way, let's ignore when dieselization takes place, in absolute terms at least. Do you... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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