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Posted by cheapclassics on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:52 PM

Good evening all,

Productive day at work.  Nice weather.  Hmmm.  Moving and buying out of state seems to be a real according to Brent and Kevin's tales.  Ugh Ugh Ugh.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by fifedog on Thursday, August 29, 2019 6:31 AM

Mornin' boys.  Sunny & 55 along the Patterson Creek cut-off.  My good buddy, Tom, is coming today to stay the weekend.  Spent last night cleaning off the layout, and straightening up the train room.  Wifey was impressed.  All 4 lines were wiped down and running well. 

Getting called back to railroad.  Big Boss phoned me, and I start next Friday.  I have enjoyed being "on holiday" this summer.  Mixed feelings...  

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:54 AM

Morning.  Sunny and very low humidity.  Beautiful day.

Expecting a wonderer from CA to arrive.

Have a good one.

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:33 PM

Evening folks!

Been awol a few days. Hosted DonB for a couple of days. Had a great time even though it rained most of the time. Sent him to parts east Wed after breakfast at a local diner. After that spent the last 1 1/2 days prepping the boat for winterization and storage in the garage. Finally shoved it into the garage about 7 pm tonight. Beat...

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Posted by cheapclassics on Thursday, August 29, 2019 9:52 PM

Good evening all,

A good weather day.  Very productive work day, moreso than expected.  Not so good day on the pitch as all three matches ended in shutouts with the home town teams being on the zero end of the score.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by Sturgeon-Phish on Friday, August 30, 2019 3:31 AM

 

Good Morning from beautiful 63°F Southern Ohio,

 

It has been a beautiful night but starting to get foggy.  After getting up yesterday afternoon used the Red Ranger to get some corn and a mineral block for the deer up on the hill.  Came home and degreased the motor.  It was not too bad and did not take long.  Moved a washer for a friend with the RR and then in to work.  Tonight was the last of the night shifts until November.  Great to sleep normal, but have to put up with the dayshift bustle.  Both wear on you.

 

Fife - I believe I can understand your mixed feelings getting called back to work.  My bride has a name for one of the deer that frequents the feeder, “Lisa”

 

Kev - you’ve given me an idea for a “name” for the Ranger, the “Red Ranger” or RR for short.

 

Brent - sounds like you are going to be getting busy

 

Need to check on the crew

 

May God bless you and your families

 

Jim

 

 

 

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Posted by fifedog on Friday, August 30, 2019 5:54 AM

Instead of a boxcar interchange, seems we have a "shake-and-bake" interchange.  If you get near the WV panhandle, let me know, Don.  Speaking of CPI, I ran my Chessie era equipment for Tom last night, including good ol' Lionel 9600.  It still has the cool laminated business card Don produced for each of us, and the not-so-cool little sack of grits inside.  Hard to believe that was 10 years ago.

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Posted by sir james I on Friday, August 30, 2019 8:35 AM

I still be here.

Sun and 70s through the weekend. We have no hoiday go away plans, maybe get together with the kids, that's it.

S.J.

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Posted by V8Vega on Friday, August 30, 2019 8:47 AM

I'm not computer knowlegable but I believe that between my poor internet, Frontier, and this weak site is why it takes so long to get on sometimes I run out of patience. I turn my Chromebook clear off when not using it for a few hours and after it's been on a little then I can get trains better.

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Posted by ChiefEagles on Friday, August 30, 2019 8:58 AM

Morning.  Sunny and low humidity.  Took in some homeless guy from CA yesterday.  He turned down a train ride and wants to see Civil War battlegrounds.  Last major battle is near here.  For your information, after Appomattox.  Surrender in farm house west of us weeks after Lincoln was assonated. 

Farms tomorrow and big buffet.


Later

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Posted by DJSpanky on Friday, August 30, 2019 8:58 AM

Howdy all!

Quick flyby today, getting geared up for the first Rutgers game and tailgate of the year. We face UMass today. Game's at 7:15, starting the tailgate at noon.

Dorian's looking very scary, Cat 4/5 possible at landfall. I know my buddy 'B0 down in Melbourne Beach is evacuating for it. I hope everyone in its path does the smart thing and bugs out.

Have a good one.

Spank


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Posted by lion88roar on Friday, August 30, 2019 10:44 AM

fifedog

Instead of a boxcar interchange, seems we have a "shake-and-bake" interchange.  If you get near the WV panhandle, let me know, Don.  Speaking of CPI, I ran my Chessie era equipment for Tom last night, including good ol' Lionel 9600.  It still has the cool laminated business card Don produced for each of us, and the not-so-cool little sack of grits inside.  Hard to believe that was 10 years ago.



Yes! S-n-B if you are up our way let us know! I will do everything within my power to get over to Wild and Wonderful WVA for a visit!

WOW the CPI was 10 years ago?!?!

Spanky - how is the attic progressing? What are you trying to do again?

Stopped by the house yesterday. Can't get in now. Sad They have some of the appliances in, installed some more light fixtures, and look to be fixing the walls and ceilings where they cut holes for something. I know the range hood duct needed to be moved, so hopefully we have a range and hood when we go see the house tomorrow.

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Posted by KRM on Friday, August 30, 2019 1:59 PM

 Cooled down some so I cut some grass till my Hay fever made me quit. It will still be there tomorrow. I won't recover till it snows. Tongue Tied

Phish,

Our Rusty Ranger is red to. Laugh

Here it is right after I got it then after I installed the plow.

We have had it 2.5 years now and I have put 13,000 miles on it. Paid $1,000, spent another $1,000 fixing stuff I wanted to and then added the plow. Not bad for what I have in it. V6 4.0 engine, super cab, AT, and 4x4 with 4.10 gears. Yes

Paid as much for the plow as I have in the truck. Laugh

 

 

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Posted by cheapclassics on Friday, August 30, 2019 8:15 PM

Good evening all,

Washed off moss and algae growing on shady sides of the house today.  Getting set up was complicated but the actual use was not so bad.  Did some other errands as well.  Weather got warmer.  AJ's team showed signs of not being so bog slow today.  I hope everyone has a good day.

Keep on training,

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Posted by dbaker48 on Friday, August 30, 2019 9:03 PM

Evening All,
Yep, its me on tour!  Now in NC, vistin' da chief.  
Had a WONDERFUL time at Roy's place!  We visited a Car Museum, AND a TOW TRUCK Museum!  That was extremely interesting, as well as the Chattanooga Choo-Choo.  Then Look Out Mountain and the national park for the civil war battle held there.  So intriguing.  And just for fun a boat ride.  Sure was a great time!  Thanks
tod
Then drove to Charlotte, wanted to see the Charlotte speedway.  A 1 hour tour was available, signed up and ended up being upgraded to the 2 hour tour.  Took a couple laps on the track, then to all 3 racing facilities there and garage/pit areas, and finally the press/club boxes.  Fantastic!  Much, Much more to see but didn't have time.

Got to da Chiefs place, and the "Southern Hospitality" is in full force here!  Visited the Bentonville Battlefield very very moving.  Looking forward to going out to the "farm" tomorrow and of course the Box.
Did manage to get the oil changed in the El Camino today, don't know why everyone laughs when they find out I've driven the car from Ca..

Monday going to head north toward PA, then turn left.  On the way back home, I want to stop at the "Gold Spike" in North Platte, and the Colorado Train Museum in Golden.  (The curator there worked with me at Knotts, and was iin the engine when I fell and screwed up my leg.)

The biggest issue I have is time, I have some Dr appts I have to get back for.  I really appreciate all the invites and PLEASE do not take offense if I don't make it in your area.  It's not that I wouldn't too, but don't see how I can.  I plan on going up 95 on Labor Day.  And I wouldn't want to affect anyones Labor Day plans.

So far the biggest issue I have had is the cell phone and battery, never even thought about the cell phone being old, and the battery may fail.  (I wont take a charge.)  So I have one on order and I hope I will be able to intercept it enroute.  Actually all things considered a very insignificant problem.

Indeed prayers for you Brutus!!  And Anjdevil/Dad.
So take care and be safe!  (I know there is a lot I've forgot)

BTW, doe 95 go anywhere near you guys in the W.VA panhandle?

Don

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Friday, August 30, 2019 10:50 PM

Evening folks!

A great day today weather wise. Got the basement window build completed. Ready for paint. We went to a neighbors for dinner.

DonB - Thumbs Up great trip and visit!

Kev - tell me again why you have a dozer blade on the front of your p/u? 

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Posted by fifedog on Saturday, August 31, 2019 6:45 AM

Mornin' boys.  Partly sunny and 64 in the Potomac Highlands.  Gonna take in a car show at the fairgrounds, as well as the MD/WV HO RR club.  Yesterday we visited Mario's Trains, in Winchester, VA, then headed north up Rte 11 into Inwood, WV, and checked out Loco Joe's.  He has a complete hobby store, with lots of trains in every scale.  I picked up 3 more rolls of plaster cloth, and a weeping willow tree.  Then we completed a loop of the eastern panhandle, scooping up the youngest princess from college, bringing her home for the long weekend.

dbaker - I'm about 2 1/2 hours west of 95, Brent is about an hour west.  Are you headed to Fullerton's?

 

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Posted by dbaker48 on Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:19 AM

fifedog

dbaker - I'm about 2 1/2 hours west of 95, Brent is about an hour west.  Are you headed to Fullerton's?

Yep, maybe we could meet somewhere, BUT I DONT WANT TO INTERFERE WITH HOLIDAY/FAMILY PLANS.

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Posted by V8Vega on Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:55 AM

Real hot and their saying it will be humid.

Don how many miles on your ElCamino?

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Posted by Banks on Saturday, August 31, 2019 2:44 PM

Don......I'm about an hour North of Fife. Depending on what day we can meet up and tour the curve and or the museum. Give me a call.

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Posted by KRM on Saturday, August 31, 2019 6:43 PM

wrmcclellan

 

Kev - tell me again why you have a dozer blade on the front of your p/u? 

 

 

Roy, Come up in Jan next year and I will let you try to see why I have it,,,,,,Laugh

Spent the day doing a 2 hour drive booth ways to go with my neighbor to help him pick up a new UTV, I think it is my fault!!!

It is nice but it takes 30' turn in the same place as my JD 590I will turn in 12.3',, A huge problem on the trails we have.

Got to run!

 

 

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