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SHOW ME SOMETHING MARCH 2018

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, March 09, 2018 8:43 PM

Lone Wolf and Santa Fe
Please show me a flat car, preferably a bulkhead or centerbeam car.

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I can meet your preference, times two!

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Here are two bulkhead flat cars.

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The STRATTON & GILLETTE car is an Athearn blue box pulpwood car that was stripped of all detail, then rebuilt with all seperate grab irons and new brake hardware. The CASPAR & SILVER CREEK car is an Atlas Master model.

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Click the image for a larger view.

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Show me another flatcar with bulkheads, center beam, or a neat load.

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-Kevin

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Posted by superbe on Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:37 AM

13 hours and no reply....time to change the subject.  

Here are a few of my hoppers:

Please Show Me A Hopper

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:26 PM

 

superbe
Please Show Me A Hopper

 IMG_7347_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

Empties in — Loads out.

More hoppers please...

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:35 PM

Here is a hopper with some rocks from the desert.

http://www.trainweb.org/lonewolfsantafe/sf180933.jpg

More hoppers please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, March 10, 2018 1:53 PM

superbe
13 hours and no reply....time to change the subject.

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Booo Confused

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13 hours was too fast.

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ED: Your shot of Walthers mine and hoppers is great.

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Lone Wolf asked for more hoppers...

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There are three empty hoppers in this shot of the Florida S Scalers modular layout.

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OK... Show me a hopper car, any type, loaded or empty.

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-Kevin

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Posted by SouthPenn on Saturday, March 10, 2018 2:28 PM

Hopper cars heading south. ( an old picture )

 

How about something different. A map of your layout. If yours is part of a real railroad, show it on a map. If you have a fictitious railroad, show us a map with your layout drawn on it. 

Example: 

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, March 10, 2018 9:45 PM

SouthPenn
A map of your layout.

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Great idea South Penn. I hope a lot of people join in on this one.

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This is a map of the next STRATTON & GILLETTE layout. Of course, it is only a tiny portion of the SGRR system.

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Trains move NORTH/SOUTH through Willoughby, this is in and out of staging. From Willoughby a local freight moves WEST to Manchester. A transfer run goes SOUTHEAST to Port Mary. From Port Mary, another local runs NORTH to Great Divide.

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I am hoping this arrangement will give lots of action and fun.

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Please share more maps! I love this subject!

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-Kevin

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Posted by superbe on Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:52 PM

Boo Hoo......you changed the subject in world record time Crying SoapBox Confused

      

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, March 11, 2018 4:27 AM

SeeYou190
Please share more maps! I love this subject!

Part of my layout includes the four Hulett ore unloaders which were located in the baloon track at the left side of the map.

 CLE_map2 by Edmund, on Flickr

Anyone else have a map? (Although I thought the photos were supposed to be of models, I'll go along)

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Posted by rogerhensley on Sunday, March 11, 2018 6:20 AM

Another Map if you will...

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Posted by fmilhaupt on Sunday, March 11, 2018 8:40 AM

A portion of a map I drew for an article in the Pere Marquette Historical Society's PM TRACKS newsletter a few years ago:

North-most portion of the former "Furniture Spur" in Grand Rapids, Michigan

The entire map stretches several more blocks, in a southwesterly direction along Godfrey Ave SW. The article that I drew this to support had a run-down of what I'd learned about each of these industries.

While some industries in this valley were served by both the Pere Marquette and the Pennsylvania, most were only served by one or the other.

Up until this morning, my plan had been to build segments from along the entire two-mile length of this line as a switching layout, but looking at just this excerpt, I see how I could build a layout I'd be more likely to finish if I just concentrated on the extreme north end, as presented here.

Let's see more maps!

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Sunday, March 11, 2018 12:46 PM

More maps please

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Posted by dti406 on Monday, March 12, 2018 1:50 PM

It's been 24 hours, with no activity, so I am gong back to hopper cars!

A mixture of H21, H22 and GLa Hoppers behind a N1sa 2-10-2.

More Hoppers please!

Rule 1: This is my railroad.

Rule 2: I make the rules.

Rule 3: Illuminating discussion of prototype history, equipment and operating practices is always welcome, but in the event of visitor-perceived anacronisms, detail descrepancies or operating errors, consult RULE 1!

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Posted by steamage on Monday, March 12, 2018 2:52 PM

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa66/steamage/SP440299_salt_hopper_1.jpg

Southern Pacific Salt Hopper made up from an old metal kit.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Monday, March 12, 2018 3:01 PM

dti406
More Hoppers please!

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Here is a hopper car on a modular layout I saw at a train show in Florida recently.

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Show me a tank car!

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-Kevin

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Posted by countsrr on Monday, March 12, 2018 3:12 PM
These are my Sugar tank cars
 
More tank cars please

 Sugar tank cars by James COUNTS, on Flickr

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Posted by BATMAN on Monday, March 12, 2018 4:25 PM

This propane tanker was misbehavin at 100mph out on the lone prairie and was dropped at this siding for the repair guys to fix. 

  

Another propane tanker please.

Brent

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Posted by superbe on Monday, March 12, 2018 6:44 PM

countsrr
These are my Sugar tank cars
 
More tank cars please Sugar tank cars by James COUNTS, on Flickr
 

Four tank cars in the yard.

More Tank Cars of any type

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Posted by gmpullman on Monday, March 12, 2018 10:15 PM

superbe
More Tank Cars of any type

A pair of recent additions:

 IMG_8791_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

Tank cars are fun! More please...

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 6:12 AM

Brent: I like the picture of your tank car sitting on the siding for repair.

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ED: Love those colorful HOOKER tank cars. They have always been among my favorites.

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gmpullman
Tank cars are fun! More please...

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Here is a STRATTON & GILLETTE tank car being pushed to the end of a siding. As always, click the image for a bigger view.

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Show me another freight car sitting on a siding.

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-Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9:21 AM

Kevin said: "Show me another freight car sitting on a siding."

A Burlington grain boxcar on the Redwing Milling Co. siding.

More freight cars on sidings please.

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Posted by SouthPenn on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9:28 AM

Two sidings with freight cars.

 

More freight cars on sidings, please.

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Posted by HO-Velo on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9:56 AM

 

More freight cars on sidings or spurs please.  Btw Kevin, thanks for the kind words about the POVA boxcar.  Regards,  Peter

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 6:45 PM

HO-Velo
More freight cars on sidings or spurs please.

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OK. I figured out what to do with those two "accidental prototype" COPPER RANGE freight cars. They will suffer the same fate of any piece of prototype equipment that accidentally wanders onto STRATTON & GILLETTE rails.

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As always, click on the images for a larger view.

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The boxcar was taken to a swampy siding, and the Kroxigors were allowed to cut it into scrap metal with there sacred obsidian blades.

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The refrigerated boxcar was taken to a remote siding where the Ork Bad Moon Boyz can use it for target practice to tweak in the sights of their new Looted Lehman Russ Vanquisher.

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Show me another freight car on a siding please.

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-Kevin

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Posted by superbe on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:16 PM

SeeYou190
More freight cars on sidings or spurs please.

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Posted by HO-Velo on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:34 PM

Same car different spur.

 

 

More freight cars on sidings or spurs please.

Regards,  Peter

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:44 PM

HO-Velo
More freight cars on sidings or spurs please.

Here's a train of "Hi-Wide" cars being made up.

 IMG_6707_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

More freight cars being switched or loaded, please.

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Posted by Little Timmy on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:46 PM

Dear See You 190 ...

I dont have a layout yet, much less a siding to put a freightcar on. So I can't post a picture, and keep this thread alive.

However: You Sir, have a "Vivid" imagination.... what I wouldn't give to be a civilian on your layout ! ( Please, ... dont make me go into the swamp after dark... )

Rust...... It's a good thing !

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 8:58 AM

A gondola being switched into the scrap yard. 

Please show more switching. 

GARRY

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Posted by HO-Velo on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 11:47 AM

 

 

 

More switching please, regards,  Peter

 

 

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