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Running Model Trains After Hurricane Ida Flood

Gary was impacted by Hurricane Ida and asks:

“We had IDA dump 10” in our basement. None of my O scale train equipment was damaged. My question is, the track. I had kept a 50-55 degree humidity. It has come down to good numbers. I’m worried about the track surface. What should I do and/or use.”

One Response to Running Model Trains After Hurricane Ida Flood

  • Dalesays:

    Clean it and inspect it for warping and misalignment from the roadbed swelling and deforming. (I hope you left some unsoldered joiners to allow for expansion/contraction from temperature changes.)

    My guess is that unless it was actually submerged it should only require a good cleaning.

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