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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 7:45 PM

SeeYou190
Show me another ALCO diesel locomotive!

Alcos at speed...

 IMG_5491_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

More Alco Products?

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Posted by G Paine on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:38 PM

An MEC ALCO RS-11 shoving a reefer into Reilly Meat Packing on my layout

Show me a GE locomotive

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 5:20 AM

G Paine
Show me a GE locomotive

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OK... GE Unit on the point with an EMD booster. I saw this lash-up in operation on the Pasco County Modeler's modular HO scale layout:

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Show me another GE locomotive.

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Posted by rogerhensley on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 5:24 AM

Ok, here is one.

Another GE if you will.

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Posted by dti406 on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 7:00 AM

GE NYC U30B's with a mixed freight.

Another GE unit or more than one!

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 11:07 AM

dti406
Another GE unit or more than one!

A pair of (ex) PRR U25Cs trail this early Conrail "mashup":

 IMG_7935_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

Let's try for one more GE...

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:57 PM

Here are four more....

A group of Santa Fe C44-9w is lead by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotive

Please show me a factory, assembly plant or a quarry.

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Posted by HO-Velo on Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:58 AM

More factories please, regards, Peter

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Posted by G Paine on Thursday, May 17, 2018 10:05 AM

Dragon Products Cememt Plant on the Boothbay Railway Village layout,

the adjoining quarry

and the rock crusher

Show another factory

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Posted by BRVRR on Thursday, May 17, 2018 5:43 PM

G Paine wrote: "Show another factory."

General Industries was a real company in business for nearly 100-years. The old building burned down a few years ago.

More factories please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:10 PM

BRVRR
More factories please.

This shop could qualify for a factory.

 Hulett_shop3 by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me a feed mill or grain silo.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, May 18, 2018 9:58 PM

gmpullman
Show me a feed mill or grain silo.

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24 hours and no feed mill or grain silo?

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Quick reboot and an easy request. Here is a tornado full of cows.

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Show me a picture with any turnout. Right or Left. Even a Wye, Double Slip, or 3-Way will do.

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-Kevin

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Posted by Harrison on Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:29 AM

SeeYou190

 

Show me a picture with any turnout. Right or Left. Even a Wye, Double Slip, or 3-Way will do.

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-Kevin

 

Here some turnouts on a local model railroad.

IMG_6324

Show me compact yard(or just a yard).

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Posted by HO-Velo on Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:30 AM

More yards please, regards, Peter

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Posted by tedtedderson on Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:01 AM

A small yard. 

Let's continue.  More yards please. 

T e d

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Posted by BRVRR on Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:41 AM

Ted said: "More yards please."

New York Central power awaiting assignment.

More yards please.

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Posted by G Paine on Saturday, May 19, 2018 11:38 AM

2 signals on the main line looking to the yard lead on the Boothbay Railway Village layout

More yard pictures please

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Posted by Harrison on Saturday, May 19, 2018 5:27 PM

G Paine

More yard pictures please

Plattsburgh Yard on my 4x8 layout.

IMG_6430

Show me a Yard switcher.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, May 20, 2018 10:23 AM

Harrison
Show me a Yard switcher.

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Here is a Santa Fe Alco Switcher I saw on the Atlanta Interlocking Railroaders modular layout.

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Show me a train going by any wooden building.

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-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:59 AM

SeeYou190
Show me a train going by any wooden building.

An old, wooden tower; modern Erie power...

 EL_3638b by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me more trains with wood structures.

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, May 20, 2018 1:14 PM

The MOW train on a siding waiting for the passenger train to pass in front of the wooden elevator.

Show me a MOW train, please.

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Posted by BRVRR on Monday, May 21, 2018 9:10 AM

BATMAN said; "Show me a MOW train, please."

New York Central S3 #9622 leads a MOW train westbound on the BRVRR main line.

Show me another MOW train.

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Monday, May 21, 2018 1:04 PM

Here is a MOW train with a Jordan spreader on the point to spread out ballast dumped by the ballast hoppers.

A maintaince of way train heads out to work with a spreader on the point and three balast hoppers behind a pair of GP40 locomotives

Please show me any Mow equipment.

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Posted by gmpullman on Monday, May 21, 2018 1:06 PM

BRVRR
Show me another MOW train.

The track gang borrowed the wrecker for a turnout replacement:

 RH_new_TO3 by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me your lowest numbered locomotive.

Thank You.

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Monday, May 21, 2018 1:30 PM

# 15 is my lowest numbered locomotive 

 

Please show your lowest numbered locomotive... 

 

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Posted by HO-Velo on Monday, May 21, 2018 2:04 PM

More lowest numbered locos please,  thanks and regards,  Peter

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Monday, May 21, 2018 2:12 PM

HO-Velo
More lowest numbered locos please, thanks and regards, Peter

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My lowest numbered locomotive is the boxcab that I built about 35 years ago before I could even drive.

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STRATTON & GILLETTE #4

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Let's keep the theme going... Please show me your lowest numbered locomotive.

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-Kevin

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Posted by Harrison on Monday, May 21, 2018 2:17 PM

HO-Velo

More lowest numbered locos please,  thanks and regards,  Peter

 

IMG_5106

D&H #19. 

Show me a Paper mill.

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Posted by G Paine on Monday, May 21, 2018 10:50 PM

The lowest numbered loco on Boothbay Railway Village is Plymouth switcher MEC 2 (the prototype was 3 whch I could not use for DCC reasons). Shown here before I added decals

Show me your lowest numbered locommotive

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Posted by pt714 on Monday, May 21, 2018 11:06 PM

Lowest numbered (and, until dieselization seven years after my time period, the highest-numbered, too)-- San Luis Central's No.1, 'Little Nell':

Show me a locomotive with a nickname.

Phil

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