HOME     PROJECTS     THE TUNNEL     RAIL FLEET     MAPS     GEN. INFO     WHAT's NEW     ABOUT US     LINKS

Red Hook Construction

Taking it to the streets


Fall, 2002. - More progress made on the track construction in Red Hook as we begin to set the rails in concrete. The new pictures are of us leveling the track and mixing and pouring concrete.  Concrete is poured up to the top of the ties, or the bottom of the rails (however you see it).  Cobblestones, paving blocks, asphalt, concrete (or even grass) can be placed on top of the steel reinforced concrete for the final surface treatment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEFT: Note the center conduit which is going to contain the secondary trolley power feeder cable; the left and right conduits will contain signal controls. All to be imbedded in concrete between the rails, with cobblestone outside the rails.

Jonathan, a trolley fan, suggested that there was a natural right-of-way, between the rails, whose use was appropriate for protected signaling and block powering


2002-2011 Brooklyn Historic Railway Association, Brooklyn, NY.
All rights reserved.
Web design by Brian Kassel