Building and installing remote switch stands for Train Mountain
The original ten in 2003
Geoff welding up an assembly
Finish welded assemblies ready for powder coating
Dennis machining internal parts
Richard and Dennis performing final assembly. Yellow handles and disc's shown lower left
Jerry Crane and Larry Harper getting down to the job of actual installation
Nelson Lanchester fitting targets
Off to the next location, Jerry, Richard and Nelson in the first three seats.
No switch stands here but what a view on a beautiful spring day crossing one of the dams
Installation work train rolling over the top of the 2% grade approaching the tunnel under South Chiloquin Road
Number 31 of 60 to be installed
Janet Mayberry, January 2005
This project to place 60 remote switch stands on the Train Mountain track-age was conceived, planned and funded by Geoff Robinson.
The stands are based on a design by Walt McGowan
Machining and stand assembly by Geoff Robinson, Dennis Weaver and Richard Mairs
Logistics by Trevor Heath
Switch installation by all of the above and many more......
Stand installation images by Dennis Weaver
Corporate help from :
Mike Hewlett and Automated Metal Technologies, (Laser Cutting and bending)
Dale Gerber and Kitsap Powder Coating
Mark White and EMJ (steel tubing)