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
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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