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1 Turnout Designs EPRR Switches Eagle Point Rail Road

2 Switch Design 1/8”Point of Switch Heel Spread 6 1/4” Lead Curve Length of Switch Rail Turnout Straight Closure Rail Radius of Center Line Track Centers Frog Angle Overall Length Heel Length Toe Length 1/2 - in. Point of Frog Straight Closure Rail 1/2 - in. Point of Frog 3 Actual Lead Curved Closure Rail

3 Turnout Construction Table #6 Turnout with Cannonball Frog ItemLength Straight Rail120" Curved Rail120" Straight Closure Rail54 5/8" Curved Closure Rail55 " Straight Heel Railany Curved Heel Railany No. 6 Turnout Tie Table No. usedLength 115" 230" 616" 217" 218" 219" 120" 221" 222" 223" 224" 325" 226" 127" 30total kink PointsStraight Closure Rail Straight Heel Rail Curved Closure Rail Curved Heel Rail Straight Rail Curved Rail Eagle Point Railroad No. 6 Turnout RLT Update Frog Offset 7 ½ “ Lead distance to Points 6 3/4” Turnout Construction Table #6 Turnout with Rogers-Cooke Frog ItemLength Straight Rail120" Curved Rail120" Straight Closure Rail55" Curved Closure Rail55 1/2 " Straight Heel Railany Curved Heel Railany No. 6 Turnout Frog Angle Heel LengthToe Length No. 6 Frog No. 6 Cannonball Frog No. 6 Rogers-Cooke Frog 31/4” 9 deg 6” 2 ½” 9 deg 7 ½” Guard Rail appropriate length about 9” to 12” Points 18” Guard rail spacer ¼ “ cu tube 0.675” 0.640” 0.675”

4 kink Points 22” Straight Closure Rail Frog Angle 7 deg Use #8 frog Heel LengthToe Length Straight Heel Rail Curved Closure Rail Rogers-Cooke Frog Curved Heel Rail Straight Rail Curved Rail Eagle Point Railroad No. 7 Turnout RLT Updated Frog Offset 7 ½ “ Lead distance to Points 12” No. 7 Turnout Frog Curved Closure Rail Frog Straight Closure Rail No. 7 Turnout Tie Table No. usedLength 115" 230" 616" 517" 318" 319" 220" 121" 122" 223" 124" 225" 226" 127" 32total Straight Tail Rail Curved Tail Rail #7 Turnout with Roger-Cooke Frog ItemLength Straight Rail120" Curved Rail120" Straight Closure Rail65 7/8 “ Curved Closure Rail66 1/8 " Frog Str. Closure Railna Frog Cur. Closure Railnja Straight Heel Railany Curved Heel Railany Straight Tail Railna Curved Tail Railna Guard Rail appropriate length Points 22” Guard rail spacer ¼ “ cu tube 0.675” 0.640” 0.675”

5 kink Points 22” Straight Closure Rail Frog Angle Heel LengthToe Length Straight Heel Rail Curved Closure Rail No. 8 Frog Curved Heel Rail Straight Rail Curved Rail Eagle Point Railroad No. 8 Turnout RLT Frog Offset 7 ½ “ Lead distance to Points 12” No. 8 Turnout Frog Curved Closure Rail Frog Straight Closure Rail No. 8 Turnout Tie Table No. usedLength 115" 234" 616" 617" 418" 419" 020" 421" 222" 223" 224" 325" 226" 127" 228" 229" 43total #8 Turnout with Cannonball Frog ItemLength Straight Rail8’ 3" Curved Rail106 1/2" Straight Closure Rail56 1/4" Curved Closure Rail56 3/4" Frog Str. Closure Rail24" Frog Cur. Closure Rail24" Straight Heel Rail3’ 3” Curved Heel Rail3’ 3” Straight Tail Rail6’ 9” Curved Tail Rail6’ 9" Straight Tail Rail Curved Tail Rail No. 8 Cannonball Frog No. 8 Rogers-Cooke Frog 3” 7 deg 11 1/2” 2 ½” 7 deg 5 ½” #8 Turnout with Rogers-Cooke Frog ItemLength Straight Rail8’ 3" Curved Rail106 1/2“ Straight Closure Rail56 3/4" Curved Closure Rail57 1/4 " Frog Str. Closure Rail24" Frog Cur. Closure Rail24" Straight Heel Rail3’ 3” Curved Heel Rail3’ 3” Straight Tail Rail6’ 9" Curved Tail Rail6’ 9" Guard Rail appropriate length Points 22” Guard rail spacer ¼ “ cu tube 0.675” 0.640” 0.675”

6 kink Points 22” Straight Closure Rail Frog Angle Heel LengthToe Length Straight Heel Rail Curved Closure Rail No. 10 Cannonball Frog Curved Heel Rail Straight Rail Curved Rail Eagle Point Railroad No. 10 Turnout RLT Frog Offset 7 ½ “ Lead distance to Points 12” No. 10 Turnout Frog Curved Closure Rail Frog Straight Closure Rail No. 10 Turnout Tie Table No. usedLength 115" 230" 616" 217" 218" 219" 120" 221" 222" 223" 124" 225" 226" 127" 128" 129" 30total Straight Tail Rail Curved Tail Rail #10 Turnout with Cannonball Frog ItemLength Straight Rail120" Curved Rail120" Straight Closure Rail54" Curved Closure Rail54 1/2 " Frog Str. Closure Rail24" Frog Cur. Closure Rail24" Straight Heel Railany Curved Heel Railany Straight Tail Rail39" Curved Tail Rail39" Guard Rail appropriate length Points 30” Guard rail spacer ¼ “ cu tube 0.675” 0.640” 0.675”

7 Bridle for turnout 3” 13” 5 ¼ “ 1” 2 ¼ “2 1/2 “ Heat and bend 90 deg cutout 14” 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 1/8” Alum rod threaded ¼ “ - 20 for 6” on one end and 1” on the other end 12” adj for switch no. 6” Hammer flat for # 4 bolt to attach to throw ¼ - 20 coupling ¼ - 20 thread on one end Bend appropriately for throw arm Finished view End view Eagle Point Railroad Turnout Bridle RLT

8 Angle of frog: #8 = 7 degrees #6 = 9.5 deg.


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