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Sunday Morning Quiz
Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:59 AM

What is the hose hanging on the back railing used for.

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Posted by Overmod on Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:31 AM

BATMAN
What is the hose hanging on the back railing used for.

Backup whistle.  (Can also be used to set service or emergency application)

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:40 AM

DING! DING! DING! Correctomundo.Pirate

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:25 AM

At the far right of the row of cabeese we see an extra long caboose. What was this used for?

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Posted by BRVRR on Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:39 AM

For maintenance crews or perthaps drovers.

Remember its your railroad

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:49 AM

BRVRR
For maintenance crews or perthaps drovers.

DING!DING!DING! 

Drover caboose for cattle trains. Or the bowling alley car for MOW crews.WhistlingSmile, Wink & GrinLaugh

Feel free to add a question of your own anyone.

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Posted by Lastspikemike on Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:46 PM

And here's me wondering whether three windows or two is correct (per side, CPR wooden).

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Posted by oldline1 on Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:34 PM

Wide radius curves?

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:11 PM

This car was originally built in 1954:

 PRR_1000_Z85 by Edmund, on Flickr

For whom?   Bonus: Which railroad's shop built it?

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, September 27, 2020 4:07 PM

CPR/Angus

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, September 27, 2020 4:20 PM

BATMAN

CPR/Angus

 

A beautiful consolation prize will be waiting for you as you exit the building, Brent Whistling

 Fluff by Edmund, on Flickr

Next?

 

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Posted by Overmod on Sunday, September 27, 2020 4:24 PM

Isn't this the car built for Anne of the famous limerick?

There once was a girl named Anne Heuser

Declared that no man could surprise 'er

Till a fellow named Gibbons

Untied her Blue Ribbons 

And now she is sadder _________

 

Who else to build it but WABASH!

Now where's my free virtual Fluffernutter?

 

Everybody knows Train X.  But what was train Y, and why was it called that?

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, September 27, 2020 4:45 PM

gmpullman
A beautiful consolation prize will be waiting for you as you exit the building, Brent 

Fine, now I know how my favourite hockey team feels.CryingSighLaugh

 

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:34 PM

Overmod
Now where's my free virtual Fluffernutter?

— and now she is sadder Budweiser! Laugh

We're fresh out of Fluffernutter. Would a jar of Marmite do?

The Aerotrain was a streamlined trainset that the General Motors (GM) Electro-Motive Division (EMD) introduced in 1955. GM originally designated the light-weight consist as Train-Y (Pullman-Standard's Train-X project was already underway) before the company adopted the Aerotrain marketing name.

Such high hopes and the inevitable, sad ending. 

Thanks, Ed

 

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Posted by Overmod on Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:50 PM

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Fluffernutter?

Well, he got the fluff even as a booby prize.  Surely a little honey-roasted peanut butter... or almond butter ... or cashew butter ... and a couple of slices of bread is not too much to add for ecstasy.
Would a jar of Marmite do?
Not even virtually!  There are limits, and Marmite is right down there with Vegemite testing them to destruction.
GM originally designated the light-weight [Aerotrain] consist as Train-Y (Pullman-Standard's Train-X project was already underway) before the company adopted the Aerotrain marketing name.
But why was 'Y' such a relevant name for it?  (Oh wait... I had bad information.  I'd thought Y-job Harley Earl had a hand in the design, but current wisdom is Ed Jordan...)

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Posted by Track fiddler on Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:54 PM

Nice!

With all this and a bag of chipsYes

And I had to face Sunday morning coming downCrying   29-94

 

Heeeere's Johnny......Cash!  Somebody play some please,  Would you?

 

 

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Posted by Overmod on Sunday, September 27, 2020 7:45 PM

Track fiddler
Somebody play some please,  Would you?

Why not?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ELsw_VNUtgE

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Posted by dehusman on Sunday, September 27, 2020 8:28 PM

Overmod
What is the hose hanging on the back railing used for. Backup whistle.  (Can also be used to set service or emergency application)

BUZZER :  You are confusing two different things.

The back up whistle is usually a small pipe and whistle attach to the rear handrail.  ALL it does is whistle, either as a warning to the public on back up moves or to the engineer.

That is NOT what is shown in the picture, what is shown in the picture is a tail hose or backup hose.  It connects to the train ine and has a brake valve on it.  It is used to apply the brakes on a back up move.  It can be detached and has the hook in the exhaust pipe so it can be hung on the rear railing.

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:19 PM

dehusman
That is NOT what is shown in the picture, what is shown in the picture is a tail hose or backup hose.

Brent's photo is pretty dark to be able to see if there is a whistle in that assembly or not. "Most" pigtails I've seen have a whistle as part of the valve or sometimes on a separate tee.

 Pigtail by Edmund, on Flickr

 Pigtail-crop by Edmund, on Flickr

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Posted by snjroy on Monday, September 28, 2020 3:46 PM

Brent, this reminds me, I have not seen a recent post on the "Waldorf and Statles Photo of the Day!" thread. I enjoyed that thread...

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Posted by BATMAN on Monday, September 28, 2020 5:11 PM

snjroy

Brent, this reminds me, I have not seen a recent post on the "Waldorf and Statles Photo of the Day!" thread. I enjoyed that thread...

Simon

 

Ya, Simon, that one was a lot of fun with good participation and tons of great photos and videos from so many. When Photobucket went into its tailspin most of the pics went with it.Sigh

http://cs.trains.com/mrr/f/13/t/239981.aspx?page=1 

 

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