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Strange track pattern.

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by Fox Mulder, Jun 28, 2002.

  1. Fox Mulder

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    Strange track pattern.

    Discussion started by Fox Mulder - Jun 28, 2002

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    dukeofyork - Replied Jun 28, 2002

    i think ive seen mapquest before..


    did i miss the point of the question?
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  3. Cracked Ass

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    Cracked Ass - Replied Jun 28, 2002

    Try again...your link shows a railless portion of Nebraska, regardless of zoom level.
     
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  4. Legal Speed

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    Legal Speed - Replied Jun 28, 2002

    yah i dont see any tracks.. but if you put it at zoom level 6 and change it to arial photo you get a wicked neat design :crazy:
     
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    porque - Replied Jun 29, 2002

    ...muldur must be hinting at some x-file... is this the new area 54?...
     
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    Fox Mulder - Replied Jun 29, 2002

    yeah i guess i didn't copy the whole link. i can't find it now. but it was like a track in a circle. looked lik a main line this a break off that went completely in a circle but didn't connect back up with the mainline.
     
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    Cracked Ass - Replied Jun 29, 2002

    What state? Some strip mines have their own spiraling rail track going down to the bottom, but it's usually a narrow gauge thing, not hooked to any standard size line and incapable of accommodating standard engines and cars.
    A full circle would be peculiar. A teardrop shape makes more sense - it allows trains to turn all the way around without backing up or switching ends with the power. Unless it was a full circle with a couple of other tracks coming off of it, that would enable the same maneuver.
    Mapquest might also have the precise track layout wrong. I've found lines on Mapquest before, visited them in person, and seen discrepancies or sloppiness.
     
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    Fox Mulder - Replied Jun 29, 2002

    ok something is fucked up cause i know that i copied and pasted the right link.i'll try this....
    add the http:///www. that way the message board won't round it off or whatever its doing.


    mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?size=big&mapdata=5SWr5yNjh4%2bocj9RizkIHNbU5rmuqztIzS00%2fvo7jZ%2bhtSRyOxNOICgLl4%2f1biJVMZDMY5QsKt1rudxKXmWqZuB0F1fnhOeFIaNfEbb40qNAZo8%2bsD3l4NR41FtrarkxPpyEpWvkaZfnbxgx7glbuiEId9Wh%2fDv%2b6JrTphh8vFdWA74%2bpbh7xH6hAq6DsIqrmPQKKCU5Bn2VCbqT08zvmzQruUU7V5z90LO8t4fQolqUBwPYAd9mqOPOs4XQV%2fnA95OPfEHFGViivQxad6SVGp5z07IbisIAJlHKBTcceZgrkppA3oyBeo2taPn1HOsNnJbac%2f8U9kXl7kZYZ04U1Ov72XoJR6aa3kfcRU%2bL9SFjXgjIfId68QMI3XdsetZJ
     
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    suburbian bum - Replied Jun 30, 2002

    That didnt work either. IM sorry.
     
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