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Posted by Postwar Paul on Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:48 AM

Plowing the back forty...

 

 

 

 going into a 16x20 space, a little smaller than the 20x25 at the old house, but still workable.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Friday, February 7, 2020 8:27 PM

 Excuse me for always sharing photos like these...

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Friday, February 7, 2020 8:32 PM

I had stopped the Lionel 2055 to add smoke fluid. I did not notice the 312 uncoupled, and came back around to slam into the tail end...

 Fortunately, these trains are tough...

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, February 7, 2020 9:38 PM

Yeah, don't you just hate that when it happens?  A bit of excitement you don't need.

It's happened to me more than once.  Part of the train comes uncoupled and then I have to make a flying leap towards the transformer to shut off the power.

Sometimes I'm too late.  As the saying goes, "Oh NO!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuDuzJ13NPU  

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, February 8, 2020 8:32 AM

Everything was running great for so long.

Until you take your eyes off the ball...

Luckily, it didn't hurt anything. It's the feeling that you get when your looking somewhere else,and hear that sound....

 

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