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I Recognize This Flat Car Load!

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I Recognize This Flat Car Load!
Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:42 PM

 

 Thomas Underwood Coll B&O764 by John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library, on Flickr

 

That's for magnetizing really BIG screwdrivers Whistling

Sure 'nuff — Ed

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Posted by NVSRR on Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:02 AM

Its not for a small coffee pot?

 

shane

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An optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel

A realist sees a frieght train

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Posted by dehusman on Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:22 AM

Dave H. Painted side goes up. My website : wnbranch.com

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Posted by rrinker on Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:01 PM

 It's a giant version of one of those ferrite blocks that gets put around power cords to block interference. This one goes at the main output of a power plant.

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Posted by NorthBrit on Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:06 PM

Obviously  it is A Revolving  Space-Saving  Roundhouse Whistling

 

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Posted by rrinker on Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:14 PM

 Much bigger on the inside, like the TARDIS?

                                   --Randy

 


Modeling the Reading Railroad in the 1950's

 

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:16 PM

These are some great suggestions, fellas'!

I like the Flash Cube idea. I sure remember those.

Cheers, Ed

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Posted by rrinker on Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:20 PM

MRI for a giraffe.....

                  --Randy

 


Modeling the Reading Railroad in the 1950's

 

Visit my web site at www.readingeastpenn.com for construction updates, DCC Info, and more.

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