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Re: Garden railroads

Hi Donna,

At first I went totally insane and poured reinforced concrete in trenches.
I eventually caught common sense and started using a crushed stone product
called half and less, meaning that the stone was crushed to 1/2" diameter
and less.  Worked pretty well, some of it has been in place for 5 years.

I imagine his gravels would work, the main thing is that the roadbed not
shift or move from frost and freezing.  Rich in Z-5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 13, 2003 6:56 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Garden railroads

> What did you use Rich?
> DH has mounds of stuff!.... like this kinda gravel, then that kinda
> gravel, then crushed rock, then chicken grit.... now talking about using
> rain gutters:(
> Donna
> > Hi again Melody,
> >
> > I neglected the last part of your letter.
> >
> > My biggest mistake was being in too much of a hurry, and not planning
> for
> > expansion of the railroad.
> >
> > I should have planned a little longer, it would have saved two
> teardowns
> > that should have been expansions.  If I did anything correctly, it was
> > that
> > I built my sub roadbed almost as well as the Romans built their roads.
> > Rich
> > in Z-5
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