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D & B GARDEN RAILROAD


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D & B GARDEN RAILROAD OF SUNNYVALE, CA.

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The HISTORY OF D & B GARDEN RAILROAD

TRACK LAYOUT
This railroad is a G gauge railroad with one scale mile figure 8 type loop with a loop off of the main line throuth the town of Junction City it then continues onto a 720 scale foot trestle round the mountian back to the main line. A number of sidings, a small yard and 2 passing sidings on the mainline. There is a point to point line that runs from the town of Junction Ciy around a mountian across a tall trestle to another mountian where there is a hotel for a total of about 550' of track.

WATER FEATURE
Two Gull Lake is about 15' in diameter and is fed by the North fork and the South fork of the Big Pine river. There is a water fall on the west side of the lake. There is the town of Junction City which is east of Two Gull Lake. The Junction City railroad yard is south of town and is parallel to the South Fork of Big Pine river.

ROLLING STOCK
There are currently Nine engines operating on the D & B Garden Railroad with 5 passenger cars and about 20 freight cars. There is a Railtruck taking supplies from town to hotel construction site. When the hotel is finished there will be a railbus to carry passengers back and forth to the hotel. There is an old engine in the park in Junction City for the children to play on. There is a hand car for track work.


Motive Power
First engine is an LGB 2-6-0 Denver and Rio Grande #1209 pulling passenger service.
Second engine is an LGB 0-4-0 Lake George and Boulder #1206 pulling passenger service.
Third engine is an Aristo Craft FA-1 Southern Pacific #2004 pulling freight service.
Fourth engine is an Aristo Craft FB-1 Southern Pacific
Fifth engine is an Aristo Craft 0-4-0 Southern Pacific #2005 static in the park.
Sixth engine is an USA Trains 20 tonner switcher Southern Pacific #8 .
Seventh engine is an Bachman Climax.
Eighth engine is a USA Trains GP9 pulling freight.
Nineth engine is a Bachman 4-6-0 Denver Rio Grande Pulling Passenger Service.
Tenth engine is a Bachman 4-6-0 New Jersey Central pulling Passenger Service.
Eleventh engine is a Usa Trains GP38 Pulling freight.
Tweleth engine is a Bachman Shay pulling logging disconects from the loading area to the saw mill.

Other Motorized equipment
LGB Railtruck
Railbus
Hand truck



There is a wide assortment of vegitation on the D & B Garden Railway.

Full size trees and plants

Two 60' Monterey Pine Trees
Orange Tree
Lemon Tree
Peach Tree
Apricot Tree
Gladiolas
Roses
Japanese Maple
and various other plants, flowers and trees.

Scale plants from around the Railroad.


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Video

This video is of the first run over the new rebuilt trestle and the first run of the engine in years after an electronics upgrade and converted to battery power. First Re-Run
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Pictures

The Great Train wreck of 2003
From around the railroad.
Junction City
Junction City Yard
Snake Head Mining Company.
Pine Mountian Logging.
The Great lake
Pictures of the Grand Hotel
New Northern Mountians.
The Grist Mill.
The new stream.
Guest Photagrapher Pictures.


The D & B Garden Railway is now running on battery power for the main line and town loop.
Wireless controls by and sound modules by .

All the Engines will be slowly converted to battery power from DCC track power.

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Here are some Model Railroad Links


Garden Railways
Aristo Craft
Largescale Online
LGB

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Last Updated by Dennis on Friday, 11 June, 2004 at 11:38 PM. [an error occurred while processing this directive]