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TRAINS CHASING THEIR OWN TAILS
While some of our layouts with longer trains may seem strange to the point they are chasing their tails,  in Carmangay Alberta, Canada there is a huge loop to the grain silo where a train can come in form either direction, run around the loop and drive out loaded up in the same direction.  

The aerial view is

https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/G3+Carmangay/@50.1136862,-113.1168182,637m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x536e0f0050c38057:0x8542afc313e72794!4b1!8m2!3d50.118103!4d-113.1191481 and the oblong oval is easy enough to pick  out... complete with trains.

I was sent a picture today from a friend in the area where the lead engines were within sight of the last loco as a distributed power unit or DPU.


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