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Show me something.....March 2017

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Posted by G Paine on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:57 PM

It has been 2 days, so time for a bump

2 HOn30 flatcars with loads that I have just finished for Boothbay Railway Village

Show me something that you have just finished

George In Midcoast Maine, 'bout halfway up the Rockland branch

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Posted by superbe on Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:20 PM

G Paine asks "Show me something that you have just finished"

I am interpreting just as being last and finished as almost Smile

Please show some more just finished work

Bob

 

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, March 17, 2017 2:33 PM

superbe
Please show some more just finished work

I just finished (it is still wet, in this photo) some ballast on this wye track and siding.

Show me more track-work.

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Posted by Grampys Trains on Friday, March 17, 2017 2:43 PM

Three levels of track.

Show me some green, please.

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Friday, March 17, 2017 8:58 PM

Green .... North Coast Limited. 

 

Please show your best passenger train, the flagship of your fleet. 

GARRY

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Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Friday, March 17, 2017 10:41 PM

Here's the tail end of New York Central's Commodore Vanderbilt.  I'll try to find a better pic.

"Shovel all the coal in, gotta keep 'em rolling..."

 

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Posted by G Paine on Friday, March 17, 2017 10:55 PM

John, what is your ShowMe request??

George In Midcoast Maine, 'bout halfway up the Rockland branch

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Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Friday, March 17, 2017 10:59 PM

Okay, here's the head end of the Commodore.  Express boxcar is converted troop car, followed by RPO.

"Shovel all the coal in,....you know the rest!  Whistling

Oh...show me more passenger trains...

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Posted by SouthPenn on Saturday, March 18, 2017 1:17 PM

The Blacklog express from Neelyton is pulling out on the mainline headed to Harrisburg.

 

More passenger trains please.

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Posted by angelob6660 on Saturday, March 18, 2017 3:00 PM

More passenger trains please.

Amtrak I

A classic Amtrak passing thru the desert scenery.

Show me more passenger trains.

Modeling the G.N.O. Railway, The Diamond Route.

Amtrak America, 1971-Present.

Prototype railroads I model the Union Pacific, BNSF, Conrail and New York Central.

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, March 18, 2017 9:50 PM

angelob6660
Show me more passenger trains.

Only two cars but it's still a train!

More passenger trains, please!

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Posted by BRVRR on Sunday, March 19, 2017 8:45 AM

gmpullman wrote, "More passenger trains, please."

Here is one from the BRVRR way-back machine.

Santa Fe FP-45 #5945 in the lead of an eight car Santa Fe streamlined passenger train consist.

More passenger trains, please. 

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Sunday, March 19, 2017 8:48 AM

Here is my "Heartland Zephyr" which is my version of the Kansas City Zephyr. To me, it is an ideal "pike-sized" passenger train. 

 

Please show another passenger train. 

GARRY

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Posted by G Paine on Sunday, March 19, 2017 10:36 PM

Does one RDC make a passenger train? B&M thought so near the end of passenger service.

Show me a train passing near or over water

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Posted by Grampys Trains on Sunday, March 19, 2017 11:10 PM
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Posted by Guy Papillon on Saturday, March 25, 2017 5:50 AM

Grampys Trains

Five days and no train passing near or over water. So let's go for a    2-8-0 Consolidation with a string of tank cars.

 

Please show me a transition era diesel locomotive.

 

Guy

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, March 25, 2017 6:08 AM

Guy Papillon
Please show me a transition era diesel locomotive.

An E7 keeps good company with some venerable partners:

Show me more scenes with steam AND diesel.

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Posted by middleman on Sunday, March 26, 2017 1:00 PM

Steam and Diesel from the old layout:

Show me passenger and freight trains in the same shot.

Mike

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Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Sunday, March 26, 2017 2:39 PM

Here's a WWII era troop train passing a parked freight.

Show me more troop trains!

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, March 26, 2017 4:59 PM

JOHN C TARANTO
Show me more troop trains!

A couple of "homemade" Troop Sleepers. You can bet the "Brass" are riding in the regular Pullman...

More Troop Trains, anyone?

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Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Sunday, March 26, 2017 7:08 PM

gmpullman

 

 
JOHN C TARANTO
Show me more troop trains!

 

A couple of "homemade" Troop Sleepers. You can bet the "Brass" are riding in the regular Pullman...

More Troop Trains, anyone?

 

gmpullman, you can see the "Pennsy" influence in the car with the portholes.  Who makes those cars?

Show more troop trains, please or war materials/armaments trains. 

 

 

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, March 26, 2017 7:26 PM

Hi John,

These were Rail Works Ltd. P30a brass models made by Woosung. R158 is the round window and R159 the square window version. I got them a few years ago as unpainted models from different sellers on Ebay. Either luck or patience, they were both very reasonable, cost-wise.

Some photos of the prototypes here:

http://www.billspennsyphotos.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=11158055

 

Good Luck, Ed

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Posted by SouthPenn on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:02 AM

Hand laid grade crossing using Kappler HO narrow gauge ties. Still needs some touch up work and ramps from the roadway.

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:15 PM

No request in a day...

How about another wooden crossing?

Show me another grade crossing.

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Posted by chatanuga on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:35 PM

From my old layout, a driver foolishly goes around the gates after a freight train passes, forgetting about the second track.

Show me another grade crossing.

Kevin

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:34 PM

A grade crossing ..

 

Please show another grade crossing. 

GARRY

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Posted by JOHN C TARANTO on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:11 PM

This grade crossing is on my layout.  I think wig-wag signals are cool and interesting so I used them instead of the more "traditional" crossbucks.  There's a single-track grade crossing just beyond the double-track in the foreground.  It's protected by the older "magnetic flagman" signals.

New York Central's Commodore Vanderbilt.

"Shovel all the coal in, gotta keep 'em rolling..."

Any more wig-wags out there?

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