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11 years 4 months ago #6781 by
Friends came across this example of traction and thought it would be an inspiration to some, as we have no traction in North American Z as yet. Enjoy. Cheers, Jim CCRR:)

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11 years 4 months ago - 11 years 4 months ago #6782 by
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The catenary would surely be a little challenging.

Since 3 years, I am assembling all available drawings to do one myself.
Montreal had quite a huge operation in the old days, and they had quite some nice models of electric city trams.

Probably on my project list no.4 or 6. Had bought a motorize track cleaner to do just that, to make it accept a north American frame.

Ben

My web site: www.animekmodels.com

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11 years 4 months ago #6788 by
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There are some Z scale European trams:

www.aspenmodel.com/

But no catenary yet, that I know of. Nor specifically Z scale tram tracks.

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11 years 4 months ago #6790 by
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Harald at FR is developing a Swiss catanary. I'm sure it could be modified for trolley/tram use.

Robert

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11 years 4 months ago #6791 by
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Socalz44 wrote:

Friends came across this example of traction and thought it would be an inspiration to some, as we have no traction in North American Z as yet. Enjoy. Cheers, Jim CCRR:)


Jim,

This model club will be present at the Del Mar Train Show in two weeks.

Robert

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