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Posted by LoveDomes on Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:20 AM

Ahoy Cap'n Tom!

We're doing fine 'n in a way, it's not a bad thing to NOT be swamped with this 'n that as many other threads seem to be. Ok - here's something for this Thursday . . .

 

 

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by siberianmo on Thursday, January 24, 2008 3:00 PM

G'day!

And another on this fine day!

 

RR Magazine - 1952 - The Virginian

 

 

Enjoy! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by trolleyboy on Thursday, January 24, 2008 5:14 PM

A great trolley book and a nice old mag cover with a nice juice jack on it's cover. Good day all round Thumbs Up [tup]here's a thursday shot from me.

A wierd work car from Chicago's surface system

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Posted by trolleyboy on Thursday, January 24, 2008 9:15 PM

Here's another late night classic nightcap, one Tom should like.Cool [8D]

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Posted by LoveDomes on Friday, January 25, 2008 10:26 AM

Ahoy Cap'n Tom!

A BEAUTY of an EMD E8A from the trolleyMAN! Yeah!! [yeah]

Tell us about that "thing" posted B4 the E8 . . . Question [?]

Here's mine for the day . . . then I gotta skeedaddle to be with "my friend"! <grin>

 

 

 

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Friday, January 25, 2008 4:24 PM

G'day!

Yeah, Rob - I do appreciate that E8A in CP livery from the olde daze . . . Thumbs Up [tup]

Nice continuing trolley covers from our Larsman! Thumbs Up [tup]

Mine before the weekend sets in . . .

The line-up - Sabine River & Northern #408 <and friends!>. Built by EMC in 1937. Model NC. 900hp - Winton Model 201A engine, cast frame.

<personal foto> taken at the StL Museum of Transportation <Kirkwood, MO>

 

 

 

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Posted by LoveDomes on Saturday, January 26, 2008 10:34 AM

Ahoy Cap'n Tom!

Love that "line up" pix . . . Thumbs Up [tup]

How 'bout this one . . .

 

 

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Saturday, January 26, 2008 4:33 PM

G'day!

Nice one from Lars! Thumbs Up [tup]

Just a hodge-podge from over at the bar . . .

Streamliners

 

 

ATSF - Super Chief

 

DRG&W - California Zephyr

 

 

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Sunday, January 27, 2008 1:12 PM

G'day!

 

A couple to keep 'er movin' down the line . . .

 

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range #502 2-10-2 Santa Fe. Built by Baldwin in 1916. Heavy freight engine; hauled iron ore.

<personal fotos> taken at the StL Museum of Transportation <Kirkwood, MO>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Sunday, January 27, 2008 3:35 PM

gday folks. it's been a tad busy of a weekend for myself.To answer lars's question that thing is exactly that. teh Chicago suface system listed it as a double ended work car can't get much more descriptive than that I suppose. it is home built , I'm assuming that they would have hauled ties , ballast just about anything and everything with it.Glad you both liked the E8 !Here's today's to keep everythig a moving.

A trainmaster in grain service.

enjoy

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Posted by trolleyboy on Sunday, January 27, 2008 9:04 PM

Here's another classic from grampa's pile o pics. another true classic this is a shot of the CPR's one off RSD17 , more reagally refered to as the Empress of Agincourt.

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Posted by LoveDomes on Monday, January 28, 2008 10:09 AM

Ahoy Cap'n Tom!

Great stuff continuing ovAH on this formerly lonely thread . . . Thumbs Up [tup]

Here's mine for this Monday . . .

 

See ya at the bAH!Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg]

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Monday, January 28, 2008 3:09 PM

G'day!

Mine for this day . . .

Some drumheads of the N&W:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Monday, January 28, 2008 7:26 PM

Hello gents , monday again Sigh [sigh]. However great shots of a WP book and the N&W drumheads all good stuff on this happy little thread. Thumbs Up [tup] here's Monday's bit from me.

Hamilton street railways 506 one of the 40 500 series streetcars bought in the late 20's destined to be the last cars to run on the HSR in the mid 50's. The museum has the lone survivour 521 waiting to be brought back to life. THese cars were built by National Steel Car ( NSC ) of Hamilton Ontario better known for their rail car building which continues today.

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 2:30 PM

G'day!

Another fine streetcar from our friend up in Ontario! Thumbs Up [tup]

MTC #350 built by Brownell in 1892 and was the first electric car to operate in Montreal (Sep 21, 1892).

<personal foto taken at ExpoRail, Saint-Constant, QC, Canada.>

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 9:59 PM

Hey Tom nice shot of that little MTC beauty Thumbs Up [tup] Here's one for this evening.

The last ACR GP7 bought number 152 also the last GP7 built by GMDD or EMD. Was rolled out in 1958.Shot's from the 1980's

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Posted by coalminer3 on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:08 AM

Good Morning - 'Twas truly at the end of GP7 construction.  Like the DL&W inspired color scheme as well.

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Posted by trolleyboy on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:35 AM

Morning all , yup shane I loved the old ACR paint scheme , dissapeared under WC's banner in 1994 and CN's in 2004 Sigh [sigh] The WC rebuilt all the GP7's and 9's that were left to 'chopnosers' then promptly sold them off to shortlines. their Gp 38's and SD40's all stayed on the WC roster,then CN purged them again mostly to the rebuilders or shortline markets.ere's this mornings we'll keep with the ACR theme.

One of the ACR's two Sw8 switchers

enjoy

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Posted by LoveDomes on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11:23 AM

Ahoy Cap'n Tom!

Visits from Rob 'n Shane since my last . . . good to see 'em here. Fine pix from you 'n Rob! Thumbs Up [tup] Thumbs Up [tup]

 

Here's one to flick trolleyMAN's switch . . .

 

 

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by Trainmaster.Curt on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 12:28 PM

That looks like a CNR CLC CFA-16-4, never seen one runnin, i was still in God's mind when those were runnin

I used to see these units run all over Winnipeg on spur lines, now you see mostly GP9u's 

Another common sight for me in the 80's on lighter CPR branches was the 40' grain boxes, which are all retired or used for storage on some short lines. (This was taken on a hill close to CPR's West side of Transcona Yard which CEMR owns the East half, the yard was built in 1889

 

TMC (CNR Mixed train GMD1 1063 with combine coach) (Remember always at Railway X-ing's, (Stop, Look and Listen!)
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Posted by siberianmo on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 2:12 PM

G'day!

Time passes quickly, they say, when having fun! Where has it all gone Question [?] Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg]

I see we've had a spate of activity 'round here since my last - good to see Rob - Lars - Curt 'n Shane on board . . . Yeah!! [yeah]

 

Here's another for our friend in Ontario . . .

MTC #1959 built by CCF in 1928.

<pesonal foto taken at ExpoRail, Saint-Constant, QC, Canada>

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 7:59 PM

Good evening again guys.Nice to see the place alive with new material Yeah!! [yeah]Big Smile [:D]Nice book covah from Lars and a couple goodies from Winterpeg as well. Nice MTC unit to give me that flick as well bossman. Thumbs Up [tup] Here's the nightside shot from me.

A rareity an internal roundhouse turntable at the ACR's main Sault Ste Marie shops,still in use today. Wow!! [wow]

Rob

 

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Posted by Gunneral on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 9:05 PM

Hi Tom, Lars and Rob,

Just popped in for a "nosey" at all the great pics "over here". Top notch by any standards!!Bow [bow]

Rob. See we posted around the same time over at the "Bar"Wink [;)]

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Posted by coalminer3 on Thursday, January 31, 2008 11:48 AM

Good afternoon All

Inside turntable.  IIRC, SP had one in a snowshed.  Anyway, it's probably to keep it from filling up with snow.  Reminds me of one time when I was at Smiths Falls.  I stopped at the yard office (abt. 3:00 a.m.) to le them know I was there and would be taking pictures.  (Try and do that now!)  It was (what else) cold and snowy.  YM told me to be careful where I walked as the turntable was "a little snowed in."  IOW, they really were not too sure where solid ground ended and the pit began. 

work safe  

 

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Thursday, January 31, 2008 4:34 PM

G'day!

Yeah, that first step could be a loooooooong one, if not careful in the snow! <grin> Good to see you 'n Rob still at it . . . Thumbs Up [tup]

 

Mine for this snowy day in mid-continent USA where this beauty once roamed . . .

Missouri Pacific (MoPac) #4502. Built by Alco in 1955. Model RS-3. 1,600 hp.

 

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Thursday, January 31, 2008 9:21 PM

Evening folks , love that RS Tom it's just a cats caboose Approve [^]Thumbs Up [tup] smith Falls good gawd gertie why in the name of anything would you go there in winter ,<grin>great story though Thumbs Up [tup]Now lets see my piece for the day here.

A pleasant evening at the Museum !

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Posted by coalminer3 on Friday, February 1, 2008 10:09 AM

Good Morning.

We went to Smiths Falls because "it was there."  Good place to see a fair amount of trains.  BTW, growing up where I did, snow and cold was just part of the daily round - never really thought too much about it.  Also spent a lot of time at Brockville in the winter as well.  There was a place for some interesting passenger activity with FPA4s, etc.  

Enjoyed the RS3 (of course) and the TTc car pictures.

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Posted by trolleyboy on Friday, February 1, 2008 1:15 PM

Afternoon folks.hey shane yes I suppose the winters wouldn't have been all that different.Amazing howmany trains still ply the old Brockville Smithville area's. coarse today's renditions with P42's and LRC or "Ren" aren't nearly as pretty. Glad you liked the shot of teh museum's beer car 2424 Big Smile [:D] since you mentioned FPA4's Yeah!! [yeah]Cool [8D] here's one from the gramps collection. A Via FPA4 at bayview jct, still a bid raifan spot.

enjoy

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Posted by siberianmo on Friday, February 1, 2008 2:55 PM

G'day!

All sorts of good stuff from CM3 Shane 'n Rob - love those FPA4s . . . Thumbs Up [tup]

Here's a poster to enjoy on this Friday . . .

Pennsylvania RR - New York

 

See ya! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by trolleyboy on Saturday, February 2, 2008 10:26 AM

Hey nice postah Thumbs Up [tup] boss Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg]

here's a Saturday shot again from the museum. The Lowel mass historic trolley line.

enjoy

Rob

 

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