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Railroad Track (6 switches, thousands of feet of track…)

Narrow Gauge RR Track

Gold Mining RR train on bridge

(Over 1/2 mile of laid track) 12, 16, and 20 lb. rail, attached to ties with spikes or 3/8″x3″ lag screws with washers, 18″ gauge. FULLY OPERATIONAL

“Harp” Spring Switch

(Quantity of 1) 18″ gauge, spring-type railroad switch with gold mining “Harp” type switch stand, LH, 18″ gauge. FULLY OPERATIONAL

“Star” Spring Switches

Star switch stand and switch for 18" narrow gauge railroad

(Quantity of 3) Spring switches with vintage 1920s “Star” stands, 2 LH, 1 RH, 18″ gauge. FULLY OPERATIONAL

“Ground-throw” Switches

Ground throw, spring switch for gold mine

(Quantity of 2) “Ground-throw” Spring Switches, CS Card switch stand, 2 RH, low profile, often used in mines so rolling equipment doesn’t interfere with switch stand, 18″ gauge. FULLY OPERATIONAL

“Diamond” or “Crossing”

Crossing for mine car track so train can cross over track

(Quantity of 1) “Crossing” Track with guard rails, 18″ gauge. FULLY OPERATIONAL

DLP&J RR Switch Stands

Star stands for switches from Disney Illustrator Ollie Johnston's Deer Lake Park & Julian RR

(Quantity of 2) “Star” Switch stands from the old “Deer Lake Park & Julian Railroad”. The DLP&J RR was built around Ollie Johnston’s vacation home in Julian, CA. Ollie Johnston was famous for his Disney illustration work. The railroad was dismantled years ago. These Star switch stands can easily be used with 18″ and 24″ gauge railroads. A fun part of Julian/Disney history! FULLY OPERATIONAL

Additional Track Equipment

  1. Approx. 190′ 12 lb. rail
  2. Approx 278′ 16 lb. rail
  3. 360′ 25 lb. rail (12–30′ lengths)
  4. 65–3′ gauge mine steel ties for 60 lb. rail
  5. CS Card Mfg. Co. “Ground Throw” switch stands
  6. Rail bender using hydraulic jack
  7. Gemco Tru Blu “Gibralter” RR track hole punch for 20-40 lb. rail
  8. Cedar ties for 18″ gauge track
  9. 3/8″ lag screws…

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RR Sign for private RR