Need help identifying the time period this set was made

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Need help identifying the time period this set was made
Posted by levinll on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:26 AM

I've seached Ebay and google (to the best of my ability) and I haven't found a similar set.  Does anyone have any info as to when this set was made, is it complete, and what value (if any) it has ? 

Thanks !

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Posted by levinll on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 11:06 AM

Here's the missing photo.

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Posted by Nationwidelines on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 1:20 PM

It might be helpful if you had pictures of the set or some sort of description of the set, as your posting offers no indication of what set you have and are trying to identify.

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Posted by levinll on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:28 PM

Twice I've tried to attach a photo without success. Obviously I'm doing something wrong. I'll attempt it again later.

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Posted by rtraincollector on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:46 PM

levinll

Twice I've tried to attach a photo without success. Obviously I'm doing something wrong. I'll attempt it again later.

 

You need to use something like shutterfly.com to host your picture

 

Under rules and policey's is how to post pics

Here is Bob's post about it

Here's how to post a photo in the forum:

Step 1: Prepare your photo. It should be saved in JPG or GIF format, and no more than 1 megapixel in size (approx. 1000x1000 pixels).

Step 2: Upload your photo elsewhere. You can't actually post a photo in a Forum message. What you can do is post a link in your message that calls a photo posted elsewhere. So you'll have to put your photo somewhere on the Web that's publicly viewable. Many Forum members use Photobucket, Imgur, Flickr, or their personal websites. Whatever hosting site you use, make sure your settings allow your photo to be viewed by anyone, or all you'll get is a broken-image icon. The Model Railroader User Gallery won't work, because it requires you to be logged in. Any site that requires a login won't work, even if visibility is set to Public. That includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the like.

Step 3: Copy the address. Right-click (or on a Mac, control-click) to view the image by itself, not embedded in a web page. Copy the address of the photo from the address bar at the top. If it doesn't end in ".jpg" or ".gif", you're still looking at the picture on a web page, not the picture itself.

Step 4: Start your post. Create a new post on the Forum as usual, using either the Reply function on an existing thread or the blue "Create a new discussion topic" button in the Forum list view.

Step 5: Insert your picture. Click the "Insert/edit image" button above the message window. It looks like a picture of a mountain and the sun. Click it and paste the image URL you copied into the "Source" box in the window that comes up. Then click OK. Repeat and add text as necessary. Then post as usual.

 

By the way since Bob posted this Photobucket started sharing to use there site as a host site.

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Posted by levinll on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:21 PM

I uploaded the photos to Photobucket. Let me try it again tonight.

 

Thanks for the instructions.

 

Did this work ?

 

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:49 PM

Photobucket "outlawed" third party posting of photos, which is what posting one in a thread here would be.  Sad  Try Flikr or Shutterfly.

Other than that, if you can give us any numbers that may be on the side of the locomotive or on the cars someone may be able to help.  Big Smile

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Posted by rtraincollector on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:50 PM

Unless you pay there fee you will get a wierd image here 

 

Shutterfly is free as is a few others

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Posted by Michael6268 on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 8:45 PM

And that's why I don't post pictures here!  I have enough stress in my life I can't deal with something that should be so simple.....

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Posted by Roger Carp on Friday, July 13, 2018 10:13 AM

Michael6268

And that's why I don't post pictures here!  I have enough stress in my life I can't deal with something that should be so simple.....

 
 
Why don't you call me to discuss your set?  Perhaps I can help.
 
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Posted by levinll on Friday, July 13, 2018 10:29 AM

Roger,

Thank you for the offer to discuss this train set over the phone.

I can call you (if your not busy) around 2pm EST today.

Let me know if that works for you.

 

BTW Can you access the photos I posted ?

 

Thanks !

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Posted by Penny Trains on Friday, July 13, 2018 6:21 PM

levinll
BTW Can you access the photos I posted ?

They go to a sign-in page.

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Posted by rtraincollector on Friday, July 13, 2018 7:41 PM

I can but there so small can't really see what they are, there about a 1" square picture, even after I sign in. 

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Posted by sir james I on Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:28 AM

OK now that he has us all worked up, I'd like to know what he has. I don't see any pic's or numbers.

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Posted by rtraincollector on Saturday, July 14, 2018 11:16 AM

I can get the pics but they are tiny. I down loaded the pic of the set and then blew it up and although fuzzy it is a key wind set. Looks like your everyday set. has engine, tender, Gondola, and caboose.

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Posted by thesiding on Saturday, July 14, 2018 7:51 PM

Yes that is what it seems to be 

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Posted by rtraincollector on Sunday, July 15, 2018 8:21 AM

Even thou not a expensive set, they are somewhat collectable I need to add. From wht I see, it is a nice set. Even thou not sure if it is complete. Thanks for sharing

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