- Author:Arthur Heywood
- Publisher:Turntable Publications; 3rd edition (September 1, 1974)
- Pages:59 pages
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A gauge is measured between the inner faces of the rails. For ridable miniature railways and minimum gauge railways, the gauges are overlapping.
A gauge is measured between the inner faces of the rails. There are also some extreme narrow gauge railways listed. See: Distinction between a ridable miniature railway and a minimum gauge railway for clarification. Model railway gauges are covered in rail transport modelling scales.
Minimum-gauge railways have a gauge of most commonly 15 in (381 mm), 400 mm (15 3⁄4 in), 16 in (406 mm), 18 in (457 mm), 500 mm (19 3⁄4 in) or 20 in (508 mm).
This was first drawn by Arthur Heywood in 1877 and described in a book published in. .Narrow Gauge Railways: England and the Fifteen Inch. The Railways of Sir Arthur Percival Heywood - Volume One – Duffield Bank and Dove Leys. Gwynedd: RCL Publications.
This was first drawn by Arthur Heywood in 1877 and described in a book published in 1881, much earlier than the patent filings of the Klien-Lindner axle and Luttermöller axle. On steam locomotives with three axles the frame of the middle axis could move transversely to the left and right underneath the main frame of the locomotive.
Author: Arthur Heywood; Price: Free. Remarks on narrow gauge railways. Cross Sections of Eaton Railway.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than standard 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in). Most narrow-gauge railways are between 600 mm (1 ft 11 5⁄8 in) and 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in). Since narrow-gauge rail. Since narrow-gauge railways are usually built with tighter curves, smaller structure gauges, and lighter rails, they can be less costly to build, equip, and operate than standard- or broad-gauge railways (particularly in mountainous or difficult terrain).
Book from Project Gutenberg: Minimum Gauge Railways. Minimum Gauge Railways. by. Arthur Percival, Sir, bart. Railroads, Local and light - England, TF.
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For most of us Sir Arthur Heywood's 15 'minimum' gauge of 1874 onwards is a tad large for a back garden or similar. We have neither his space nor his funds
For most of us Sir Arthur Heywood's 15 'minimum' gauge of 1874 onwards is a tad large for a back garden or similar. We have neither his space nor his funds. This group is for sub 15" gauge railways that are nevertheless genuine 12 to the foot narrow gauge (as opposed to a miniature of something else, or something that I think is 'miniature' in style).
Heywood’s treatise on the laying out and management of very narrow gauge railways, based on the line he laid out on his own estate, was originally only issued privately to friends. His work paved the way for the Ravenglass, Fairbourne, Romney Hythe & Dymchurch and all the other miniature railways which followed. The book comprises 59 pages of writings, with 23 black and white plates of photographs and diagrams.