Re: Different terms for the same thing ...Friction and other types of bearings


Nolan Hinshaw
 

On Jun 5, 2016, at 7:56 PM, 'Mike Brock' brockm@... [STMFC] wrote:

{bearably decent treatise on terminology appreciated and trimmed]

BTW, for what its worth, the term "Turnout" is NOT a model railroad term. In
a book titled "Elements of Railroad Track and Construction", published in
1915, there is a chapter titled "Circular Turnouts" and another: "Practical
Turnouts".
See also "Track and Turnout Engineering" by C. M. Kurtz, a 1945 edition
from Simmons-Boardman of which is in my personal library.
--
Nolan Hinshaw, San Francisco
Perpetrating model railroads intermittently since 1956
"Not only is it not right, it's not even wrong!"
From Wolfgang Pauli, perpetrator of the Pauli Exclusion Principle

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