Hump yard on the NKP?

Koester, Tony
August 2007
Model Railroader;Aug2007, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p92
The article discusses the causes and the solutions made for the hump yards on nickel plate road (NKP) in Frankfort, Indiana. Homasote is not the culprit when roadbed movement is suspected unless it is not bonded securely to a plywood subroadbed. The author solved the problem by removing the rail joiner, trimmed the rail end slightly and reassembled the track.


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