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Posted by trolleyboy on Monday, February 11, 2008 9:24 PM

F-units and drumheads good group for the day donchathink. to bad CN did away with those F's once they assumed control of the ACR from the WC. Intresting note that the Algoma never purchased F units those were brought in by the WC when they assumed control in the 90's and specifically put them and the domes on the Agawa Canyon train . At least CN has left the domes on the train.

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Posted by siberianmo on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 3:21 PM

G'day!

Something for our friends across the pond . . .

 

London Underground

 

 

1996 Tube Stock trains stabled at Stratford Market Depot <GNU Free Documentation

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 9:22 AM

G'day!

Another from across the pond . . .

 

BR Class 390 Virgin Valiant (from: public domain)

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 11:13 PM

A couple interesting oddballs from the bossman Thumbs Up [tup]here's today's from myself.

A CN M636 pulling a train through Bayview Jct , late 80's land stand for CN's six motor Alco's

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Posted by LoveDomes on Thursday, February 14, 2008 9:52 AM

Ahoy Cap'n Tom!

Sad day for me - but it must be done . . . Last visit ovAH here for the foreseeable futAH . . .

Only regret is that we didn't attract very many guys who have been willing to ENGAGE - lots 'n lots of browsers, but I guess that's the nature of things here in cyber space where it's so easy to TAKE, but so much harder to GIVE. Thumbs Down [tdn]

Anyway - good luck to all the guyz ovAH at my favorite watering hole "Our" Place! Thumbs Up [tup] Thumbs Up [tup] Thumbs Up [tup]

 

 

Until the next time! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by siberianmo on Thursday, February 14, 2008 2:35 PM

G'day!

You'll surely be missed here 'n at the bar, LoveDomes Lars . . .

 

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Fair winds 'n following seas, Mate . . . .

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Posted by pwolfe on Thursday, February 14, 2008 8:59 PM

Hi Tom

Called in from the bar. Great selection of Dome Cars.   

Ex LMS Stanier Pacific No 6201 'Princess Elizabeth' on a special at Llandudno Junction North Wales.

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Posted by trolleyboy on Thursday, February 14, 2008 10:04 PM

Evening gents. sad to see the departure of Lars but we shall soldier on a class act to the end Thumbs Up [tup]Thumbs Up [tup]Thumbs Up [tup]Thumbs Up [tup]Thumbs Up [tup] Nice to see Pete pop in with a selection of shots looks like that UP dome just fit under the overpassShock [:O]Herer's tonights humble offering.One Nick might enjoy should he pop over.

 

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Posted by coalminer3 on Friday, February 15, 2008 2:14 PM

Good afternoon; Domes, UP, LMS (lovely!), and ONR - something for everyone and most appreciated.

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Posted by trolleyboy on Saturday, February 16, 2008 12:01 AM

  Good day everyone. glad you liked the ONR shot CM3. it's al ittle known railway for the most part outside of Ontario itself , but it has it's own charm and some interesting operations and a neat mix of equipment. where else can you see SD70's and GP7's and 9's in regular every day service.Today's shots.

A Grand river railway locomotive not far from home in Preston Ontario

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Posted by siberianmo on Saturday, February 16, 2008 2:33 PM

G'day!

Good to see ya Rob - nice foto! Thumbs Up [tup] Also a brief stop "in" by CM3 . . . Thumbs Up [tup] Things over here are going to be a bit "tight" now that Lars is gone . . .

Two fine fotos from Pete too! Thumbs Up [tup] Thumbs Up [tup]

One for this Saturday . . . .

 

 

 

Book Description: Every evening for much of the twentieth century, 50,000 or more travelers snuggled under crisp Pullman linens, falling asleep in one state and awaking in another. This nostalgic look back at what was essentially a rolling hotel company contracted by the nation's railroads to provide guest accommodations, covers every aspect of Pullman operations, from the emerging popularity of steam-powered rail travel in the early twentieth century to its diesel-powered zenith and its eventual nadir in the 1950s and 1960s. Pullman's entire complex network of employees and services is featured, from the ticket offices that manually handled millions of reservations each year to the six car shops spread across the nation to perform heavy maintenance and repairs, and all of Pullman's porters, mechanics, cleaners, electricians, cooks, barbers, shoe shiners, and more. Illustrated with both black-and-white and color period views depicting Pullman interiors and facilities, as well as memorabilia and sales literature.

 

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Saturday, February 16, 2008 11:26 PM

Hey Tom nice covah a book in your library if not it looks like it should be.Over here will be a bit slow to be sure but hey I'll keep giving it a go as long as you are, still getting lots and lots of hits, and it's nice to see Shane,Pete,and Allan pop in with commentary once in a while as well Thumbs Up [tup] Here's my saturday drop off.

A classic still found on my trip north in 2005.

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Posted by siberianmo on Sunday, February 17, 2008 10:04 AM

G'day!

Never get tired of ONR material - nice one Rob! Thumbs Up [tup]

 

A Sunday offering . . .

 

Some drumheads of the N&W:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Sunday, February 17, 2008 3:22 PM

G'day!

One more then that's IT for this day! Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg]

WWII mural inside Kirkwood Station <personal foto>

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Sunday, February 17, 2008 4:53 PM

Hey Tom nothing wrong with murals and drumheads love em Thumbs Up [tup]here's a  Sunday afternoon for us today as well.

Another classic from the 2005 trip.

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Posted by siberianmo on Monday, February 18, 2008 3:03 PM

G'day!

Looks like it's just the two of us as "regulars" on this Thread, now that Lars has departed . . . Nice Sunday offering, Rob! Thumbs Up [tup]

A Monday submission . . .

 

What's a railway museum without at least ONE RDC, eh Question [?]

Massachusetts Bay Area Transportation Authority #54 - RDC1; originally built for Canadian Pacific Railway by the Budd Company. <personal foto taken at the StL Museum of Transportation - Kirkwood, MO>

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Posted by trolleyboy on Monday, February 18, 2008 11:37 PM

Nice to see that they had a Budd for you Tom Whistling [:-^] good shot here's a Monday offering from me.As I said before I'll keep her going over here as long as you do !

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Posted by siberianmo on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 4:30 PM

G'day!

Yeah Rob, just "us uns" once again. Been there before, eh Question [?] Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg]

 

 

 

 

Book Description: In the 19th and early 20th centuries, when the train represented the apex of high-speed travel, railroad companies spared no artistic or monetary expense in the design and construction of their stations. Structures coast to coast, past and present, are represented in this history of American railroad terminals. A blend of archival photographs, both black-and-white and color, combine with modern color shots to relate the stories behind the design, the architecture, and the use of terminals like Grand Central Station and Pennsylvania Station in New York City, Washington, D.C.'s Union Station, Chicago's Dearborn Station and Union Station, Minneapolis' Milwaukee Road Station, and the Union Passenger Terminal in Los Angeles, to name a few.

 

 

<from: barnesandnoble.com>

Don't know why the write-up doesn't 'say' - but that's Cincinnati's Union Terminal on the cover . . .

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 6:35 PM

That looks like a good book Thumbs Up [tup] Yup the two musketeers or is it musty steers Question [?]Confused [%-)]

CP's North Bay Station now used as a flea market but at least it's been preserved and still used.

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Posted by trolleyboy on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 12:16 PM

  Wednesday's offering a pick me up for "hump day"

A shot from 1956 from the museum's archieves.Foun ding member Bob Sandusky took the shot. MS&C 107 at Rockwood Ontario just prior to it's delivery to the mueseum. Nice shot of Rockwood station in it's original location as well , it too would migrate to the museum less than twenty years later in 1971. 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:18 PM

Here's my last piece here for today. Part of something just dropped off at Our Place,why not pop over for a read and some fellowship Thumbs Up [tup]

A CNR Mountain going for a ride on the crane in the erecting bay of Stratford Ontario's big shop.Full story and pics over at Our Place Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by siberianmo on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:39 PM

G'day!

Congrats, Rob on the 2,600th Post over on this on-again, off-again lonely Thread! Thumbs Up [tup] Bow [bow] Thumbs Up [tup] A libation awaits over at the bar . . . Yeah!! [yeah]

 <personal foto>

Bring back memories Question [?]  

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Posted by trolleyboy on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 4:10 PM

Wow who'd a thunk we would hit 2,600 over here I am suitable humbled. Yes that photo did bring back some memories. Thumbs Up [tup] Well since I popped back over here's another one for this evening.

More memories

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Thursday, February 21, 2008 1:32 PM

G'day!

Nostalgia of a different sort . . . .

 

 

 

Canadian Railroad Trilogy < ©1967 by Gordon Lightfoot >

 

 

Enjoy MORE of this over at the bar! Thumbs Up [tup]

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Posted by trolleyboy on Thursday, February 21, 2008 2:01 PM

G'day a favourite song of mine to be sure Thumbs Up [tup] but aren't most railway songs favouritesBig Smile [:D]

 shot of T&NO Consolidation at Northbay Ontario also from the '05 trip.

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Posted by trolleyboy on Friday, February 22, 2008 11:46 AM

G'day morning check in time.

As seen at the bar

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Posted by siberianmo on Friday, February 22, 2008 2:22 PM

G'day!

A handful of NYC drumheads . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by siberianmo on Saturday, February 23, 2008 4:46 PM

G'day!

A Saturday offering . . .

 

RR Magazine - 1945 - Annual Speed Survey

 

 

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Posted by trolleyboy on Saturday, February 23, 2008 5:16 PM

Hey Tom nice mag cover love it. Thumbs Up [tup] Here's saturday's contribution from me.

From my Chicago trip in '95

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Posted by siberianmo on Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:49 PM

G'day!

SOO from Rob on Saturday Thumbs Up [tup]

A mag cover from me on Sunday . . .

 

 

RR Magazine - 1950 - Traveling

 

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