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Show me something.....March 2017

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Show me something.....March 2017
Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 12:15 PM

Okay guys, here's a couple of hobos that have deceided to take up residence in an abandoned caboose/combine:

Got any hobos on your layout?

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Posted by SouthPenn on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 1:21 PM

By the campfire.

More Hobos please.

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Posted by SouthPenn on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 6:48 PM

No Hobos?

How about an unfinished scene?

The original siding was installed in 1910 at Trogen Paper. It collapsed and dumped the boxcar in the grass. Now that a new siding has been installed, the boxcar can be retrieved.

More unfinished scenes please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 6:53 PM

SouthPenn
More Hobos please.

My hobo has given up on "riding the rails" since too many routes are now bike-trails!

He's semi-retired now and took over this camper...

 

 

SouthPenn
No Hobos? How about an unfinished scene?

Maybe folks need a little time?

 OK, Show me an unfinished scene...

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Posted by BigDaddy on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 7:02 PM

My elementary school was next to a woods, which was next to a very nice neighborhood.  The Ma & Pa was 2 miles away and I think it stopped running by the time I reached 2nd grade. 

Everyone of us were afraid to go into that woods because we knew "there were hobos there" 

 

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Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 7:04 PM

Here is a better view of my first set of hobos:

Here's another group.  Living on the "wrong side" of the Water Level Route.

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 11:00 PM

Hobo Joe FTRA riding the rails.

Let's see more hobos, extra points if they are riding the rails.

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 11:05 PM

Here was my unfinished scene.

Lifelike breand Earth sprinkled on wet latex paint.

Show me more hobos or someone riding the rails for free.

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Posted by superbe on Thursday, March 02, 2017 3:19 PM

Lone Wolf and Santa Fe

Show me more hobos or someone riding the rails for free. 

Two More Happy Carefree Souls

 

More Hobos Please

Bob

 

 

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Posted by Guy Papillon on Saturday, March 04, 2017 7:01 AM

superbe

More Hobos Please

Bob 

No more hobos after 40 hours. Here is a Red Tailed Hawk perched on the grain elevator.

 

Show me more birds please.

 

Guy

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Saturday, March 04, 2017 7:41 AM

Guy ... Thanks for re-starting Show Me thread. 

Crows on a scare crow. My attempt at humor.

 

Please show more birds. ....... 

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Posted by G Paine on Saturday, March 04, 2017 9:37 AM

Crows checking the trash cans in the Fishermans Memorial Park on teh Boothbay Railway Village layout

Show me a farm scene, extra credit if it includes a scarecrow

 

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Posted by Grampys Trains on Sunday, March 05, 2017 3:10 PM

Farm scene sans scarecrow.

Show me any animals in a scene, please.

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Posted by yankee flyer on Sunday, March 05, 2017 6:14 PM

 

Here's my milk farm.

Your's looks great. Grampy

Any one have a horse farm?

Lee

 

 

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Posted by dti406 on Monday, March 06, 2017 7:37 AM

Not quite a horse farm, but both cows and horses, with a Pennsy Ore Train in the foreground.

More Farm Scenes Please!

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Posted by G Paine on Monday, March 06, 2017 9:49 AM

The horse farm on Bootbay Railway Village with the narrow gauge track going by

More farms (or ranches) please

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Posted by rogerhensley on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 5:50 AM

And another farm for you...

Another farm please...

 

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Posted by Canalligators on Wednesday, March 08, 2017 11:10 AM

I'm not putting any hobos on my pike, because I'm modelling the present, in the northeast.  In forty years of train watching, I've only seen a hobo on a train once.

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Thursday, March 09, 2017 9:36 PM

I'll bump this thread to the top. ... Last request was another farm scene. The right half of this photo has one. 

Please show a local freight train either on the main line or on  a branch line. . 

 

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, March 09, 2017 10:16 PM

Heartland Division CB&Q
Please show a local freight train either on the main line or on  a branch line. . 

The tail-end of the local passes the Coalwood #6 mine...

Show me another local, turn or short freight.

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Posted by G Paine on Friday, March 10, 2017 11:17 PM

A local MEC freight with a pair of RS-11s passing through South greenvale on a part of my layout that was rebuilt a couple of years ago

Show me a train with ALCOs

 

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Posted by BRVRR on Saturday, March 11, 2017 8:38 AM

G Paine wrote: "Show me a train with ALCOs."

A single NYC ALCO leads a local mixed freight past the Farmers Union Elevator at the west end of the BRVRR layout.

More local freight trains please.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:16 AM

The local freight waits in the siding for an approaching passenger special.

How about a combined freight and passenger local!

 

 

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Posted by G Paine on Saturday, March 11, 2017 12:45 PM

A 1930s mixed train approaching the Southport depot on the Boothbay Railway Village layout

Show me another passenger train

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Posted by Guy Papillon on Saturday, March 11, 2017 2:08 PM

G Paine

Show me another passenger train

George,

You beated me on this one. But I was ready. Here is a mixed train from the past. 

 

Show me a B&W photo of a train on your layout.

Guy

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Posted by Grampys Trains on Saturday, March 11, 2017 2:46 PM

An E8  leads a passenger train throught the yard.

Show me more B&W photos, please.

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Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Saturday, March 11, 2017 4:27 PM

I have always liked B&W photos of railroad scenes.  The details look sharper.  

Grampy, your photo of the Pennsy trains look so convincing.

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Posted by Grampys Trains on Saturday, March 11, 2017 4:40 PM

Thank you, John.

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:51 PM

Black & White, with a splash of Toluidine Red!

More B&W, any subject... please

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Posted by BRVRR on Sunday, March 12, 2017 9:58 AM

gmpullman wrote: "More B&W, any subject...please"

Berea station.

More B&W train photos please.

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