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Eagle Point Rail Road. Turnout Designs. EPRR Switches 8-20-06. Switch Design. Actual Lead. 3. 10. Curved Closure Rail. 1/2 - in. Point of Frog. 9. 5. 8. 18. Lead Curve. Toe Length. 1/8”Point of Switch. Heel Spread 6 1/4”. 11. 12. 15. Overall Length. 13. 16. 17.

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Turnout designs

Eagle Point Rail Road

Turnout Designs

EPRR Switches

8-20-06


Turnout designs

Switch Design

Actual Lead

3

10

Curved

Closure

Rail

1/2 - in. Point of Frog

9

5

8

18

Lead

Curve

Toe Length

1/8”Point of

Switch

Heel

Spread 6 1/4”

11

12

15

Overall Length

13

16

17

Heel Length

Frog

Angle

Track

Centers

Turnout

14

Length of

Switch Rail

4

19

Straight Closure Rail

2

6

Radius of

Center Line

1/2 - in. Point of Frog

Straight Closure Rail


Turnout designs

No. 6 Turnout

Points 18”

Straight Rail

Lead distance to Points 6 3/4”

Curved Closure Rail

Offset 7 ½ “

Straight Heel Rail

kink

Frog

Points

Straight Closure Rail

Curved Heel Rail

Curved Rail

Guard Rail appropriate length

about 9” to 12”

Guard rail spacer

¼ “ cu tube

No. 6 Frog

0.640”

Toe Length

Heel Length

0.675”

0.675”

Frog

Angle

No. 6 Cannonball Frog

31/4” 9 deg 6”

No. 6 Rogers-Cooke Frog

2 ½” 9 deg 7 ½”

Eagle Point Railroad

No. 6 Turnout

8-20-06 RLT

Update 4-12-07


Turnout designs

No. 7 Turnout

Straight Tail Rail

Points 22”

Straight Rail

Frog Curved Closure Rail

Lead distance to Points 12”

Curved Closure Rail

Offset 7 ½ “

Straight Heel Rail

kink

Frog

Points 22”

Curved Heel Rail

Straight Closure Rail

Frog Straight Closure Rail

Curved Rail

Guard Rail appropriate length

Curved Tail Rail

Rogers-Cooke Frog

Guard rail spacer

¼ “ cu tube

Toe Length

Heel Length

0.640”

Frog

Angle 7 deg

Use #8 frog

0.675”

0.675”

Eagle Point Railroad

No. 7 Turnout

8-20-06 RLT

Updated 4-12-07


Turnout designs

No. 8 Turnout

Straight Tail Rail

Points 22”

Straight Rail

Frog Curved Closure Rail

Lead distance to Points 12”

Curved Closure Rail

Offset 7 ½ “

Straight Heel Rail

kink

Frog

Points 22”

Curved Heel Rail

Straight Closure Rail

Frog Straight Closure Rail

Curved Rail

Guard rail spacer

¼ “ cu tube

Curved Tail Rail

Guard Rail appropriate length

No. 8 Frog

0.640”

0.675”

0.675”

Toe Length

Heel Length

Frog

Angle

No. 8 Cannonball Frog

3” 7 deg 11 1/2”

No. 8 Rogers-Cooke Frog

2 ½” 7 deg 5 ½”

Eagle Point Railroad

No. 8 Turnout

11-8-07 RLT


Turnout designs

No. 10 Turnout

Straight Tail Rail

Points 30”

Straight Rail

Frog Curved Closure Rail

Lead distance to Points 12”

Curved Closure Rail

Offset 7 ½ “

Straight Heel Rail

kink

Frog

Points 22”

Curved Heel Rail

Straight Closure Rail

Frog Straight Closure Rail

Curved Rail

Guard Rail appropriate length

Curved Tail Rail

No. 10 Cannonball Frog

Guard rail spacer

¼ “ cu tube

0.640”

Toe Length

Heel Length

0.675”

0.675”

Frog

Angle

Eagle Point Railroad

No. 10 Turnout

8-20-06 RLT


Turnout designs

Bridle for turnout

Drill and tap hole for ¼ “ bolt

¼ - 20 x ¾ “ stainless steel bolt with nylon nut – 2 req.

Drill 3/8 “ hole for ¼ “ rod in center of folded back piece

Finished view

1”

3”

2 ¼ “

5 ¼ “

2 1/2 “

13”

Heat and bend 90 deg

End view

cutout

14”

Hammer flat for # 4 bolt to attach to throw

¼ - 20 thread on one end

12” adj for switch no.

6”

1/8” Alum rod threaded ¼ “ - 20 for 6” on one end and 1” on the other end

Eagle Point Railroad

Turnout Bridle

8-22-06 RLT

Bend appropriately for throw arm

¼ - 20 coupling


Turnout designs

Angle of frog:

#8 = 7 degrees

#6 = 9.5 deg.


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