Eight of Nine
Paul and I lift car two into place.
Skyler takes the almost-complete train out for his first drive.
Primer, then paint.
Stripe decor is applied. Inspiration for the design came from
Seattle's Alweg trains. Stupid hat, huh?
Carol takes the Rob L. Stephens train out for a spin. The Niles
Monorail has 36 pylons, 31 on the main loop. The guideway took
up most of the five-year construction time. The entire length
of the track is 299' 9". The total cost of track, train and
associated hardware was $4,070.07, which works out to be $13.57
per foot. One mile of this type of monorail would cost you $71,649.60,
a bargain by today's standards!
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