Entertainment - Yesteryear

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Entertainment - Yesteryear
Posted by BaltACD on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:24 PM

Never too old to have a happy childhood!

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:45 PM

Aaaaaah...my favorite railroad film!  Big Smile  A true classic Our Gang short, complete with canine locomotion!

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Posted by Miningman on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:25 PM

Too good...what a hoot.

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Posted by Firelock76 on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:45 PM

That was a gas!  Now, just how am I gonna recreate that cool home-made train in O gauge?

Or maybe MTH will do one!

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Posted by Penny Trains on Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:37 PM

Firelock76

That was a gas!  Now, just how am I gonna recreate that cool home-made train in O gauge?

Or maybe MTH will do one!

 

I've been wondering about that myself for years!

Ever seen this one?  Gerbils on a train? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km6eRnEz0wk

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Posted by BaltACD on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10:53 PM

Penny Trains
Firelock76

That was a gas!  Now, just how am I gonna recreate that cool home-made train in O gauge?

Or maybe MTH will do one!

I've been wondering about that myself for years!

Ever seen this one?  Gerbils on a train?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km6eRnEz0wk

 

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:56 PM

Firelock76
That was a gas! Now, just how am I gonna recreate that cool home-made train in O gauge?

If I took an N gauge 4 wheel steam loco....

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Posted by RME on Saturday, February 25, 2017 4:02 PM

Firelock76
That was a gas! Now, just how am I gonna recreate that cool home-made train in O gauge?

Can't be hard.  Use the model supplies (in O gauge) that are the counterparts of the stuff the kids actually used -- old automobile parts, boards, pipes, water heaters and the like.  I'll see about making up Proto-Sound or Tsunami sound sets with appropriate barking, cat hysterics, squeaks, and door slams, if someone helps me map the digital codes so they are appropriate.  I have not decided whether a crank from the main axle or a solenoid is more important to model the feline trying to escape periodically via the firehole.

I distinctly remember John Allen having a ride-on railroad on the Gorre & Daphetid (the locomotive and probably at least some of the cars being those little models you could get -- if very lucky -- from one of those 25-cent coin machines).  And that was in HO...

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Posted by Firelock76 on Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:26 PM

Excuse me while I pick myself up off the floor....

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