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Calcium Carbide container flat, this time with a picture that works.

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Calcium Carbide container flat, this time with a picture that works.
Posted by mbinsewi on Friday, April 10, 2020 2:11 PM

You don't see these too often, at I haven't.

Screen shot from Virtual Railfan, Waupaca, WI cam.

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Posted by BigDaddy on Monday, April 13, 2020 7:52 PM

Photobucket wants more money from you Mike. 

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Posted by mbinsewi on Monday, April 13, 2020 8:11 PM

I noticed that Henry,  I seen on another thread I responded to about railroad car diners.

When I click on the photo, I get a clear image with no "water marks".  What do you get?  Curious to know.

Also, Photobucket has been up and down, numerous times.  Sometimes a picture, sometimes not, sometimes I can get on with everything in place, sometimes not....Grumpy  

I will admit, the account I have is only about $15 a year, where in comparison, I think Wayne had mentioned in a post, that his is about $50.+ a year.

I have a Flickr account, maybe I'll try that more.

Mike.

PS. I just seen the no image and the "Sorry this image is no longer availiable" thing.  I clicked on it, and got the photo.

My time with PB must be getting to the end.

 

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Posted by BigDaddy on Monday, April 13, 2020 8:16 PM

I get "this image is unavailable" in a postage stamp size square, surrounded by black.

Every month or so they send me an email telling me I have used too much bandwidth.  I haven't linked to a picture there since the jacked their prices, so I don't know how that is possible.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Monday, April 13, 2020 8:20 PM

I edited my reply, see what you get when you click on it anyway.

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Posted by BigDaddy on Monday, April 13, 2020 8:32 PM

no change

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Posted by mbinsewi on Monday, April 13, 2020 9:06 PM

And now I see the picture back, with the Photobucket mark across it.

Maybe it has something to do with the picture coming from YT, as you mentioned in another thread.  ???

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Posted by richhotrain on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:49 AM

mbinsewi

And now I see the picture back, with the Photobucket mark across it.

Maybe it has something to do with the picture coming from YT, as you mentioned in another thread.  ???

Mike. 

No, I think that Henry got it right the first time. You need to pay your delinquent subscription fee.  Laugh

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Posted by BigDaddy on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:51 AM

Your link is to Photobucket so they are who is blocking it for the rest of us.  Somewhat similar to posting a google photo that you can see but none of the rest of us can.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:57 AM

All I get from PB CS is an automated response about.....guess what.....the virus, and how they are so bsy doing their part....even on their FB page.

Nothing works anymore, a virus that can be killed with soap and water, has the world shut down, acording to the hand washing enthusiast.

Nuttin' I can do about.

I'm trying another picture, that is not from YT, can you see it?

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Posted by BigDaddy on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:09 AM

We see a pic of them hoisting a tower? But there is a big Photobucket banner host, store share right through the middle.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:13 AM

Grumpy Sigh

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Posted by richhotrain on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:43 AM

This is getting pretty annoying, Mike.   Super AngryHmmConfusedConfused

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Posted by doctorwayne on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:25 PM

richhotrain
This is getting pretty annoying, Mike....

LaughLaughLaughLaugh

Mike, if you choose to upgrade your photobucket account, it works out to only five bucks a month for unlimited storage and unlimited bandwidth.  Even I don't find that to be an excessive price.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:41 PM

It seems to be a bandwidth issue, although I have just deleted a bunch of pictures, it didn't seem to do any good.  I only pay about $15 a year now, so I guess that doesn't include photo hosting any more?

I'd like to wait until I here from their customer service, so far, through Face Book, I've gotten a message saying that the support team is way understaffed right now, of ccourse, because of the virus, which seems to be a good espcape for everything now.

I'll stop posting pictures, and let this thread go, so the forum can get back to prototypical railroad stuff. 

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Posted by mbinsewi on Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:02 AM

OK, let's try this again, a calcium carbide container flat.  I've never seen one, thought I would pass it on:

 calcium carbide car by WC4ever, on Flickr

Screen shot from VRF, Waupace cam.

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Posted by azrail on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:50 PM

AHM in the 70s imported a flat car with a low set of squarish racks..that was an early calcium carbide carrier (the substance was placed in cannisters). AHM also imported a flat car with what looks like a cage with crossmembers. The prototype of that car was used by Dupont to transport cyanide cannisters. 

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