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Jarrell's Show Me Something: August 2019

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Posted by doctorwayne on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 9:24 PM

Heartland Division CB&Q
Please show the rear end of any train.

This coach, a rider car on the tail end of a rather long detouring express train, acts as the caboose for the conductor and rear brakeman, but a few railfans are aboard too, in quest of some rare mileage...

There's a narrative and lots more photos of the train to be found HERE.

Wayne

Show me a pusher locomotive on a freight train please - steam or diesel.

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:36 PM

doctorwayne
Show me a pusher locomotive on a freight train please - steam or diesel.

This Q4b is giving a needed boost to a B&O freight:

 Helper1 by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me another 2-8-2 Mikado.

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Posted by BRVRR on Friday, August 9, 2019 10:07 AM

Ed said: "Show me another 2-8-2 Mikado."

NYC Mikado #9519 passes under the Route 32 bridge at the head of a short freight train. This Broadway Limited Imports, NYC/P&LE H-9 2-8-2, #9519 has been on the layout for 15-years. It was s Christmas present from my wife.

Another 2-8-2 please.

Tags: BRVRR , NYC

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Posted by dti406 on Friday, August 9, 2019 10:23 AM

Allan said another 2-8-2

Here is a PRR L1s with a coal drag! 

Since we now have a B&O, NYC, and PRR we need another road's 2-8-2 to continue the show!

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Posted by doctorwayne on Friday, August 9, 2019 11:50 AM

I detailed and painted this brass CNR S-2-a for a good friend...

...one of many of his CNR Mikados, along with a host of other wheel arrangments, mostly CNR prototypes.

Show me another Mikado, please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, August 9, 2019 12:01 PM

doctorwayne
Show me another Mikado, please.

Back in the early 1970s I used to have a "working relationship" with this particular Mikado:

 4070_fix03 by Edmund, on Flickr

Years later I finally have an HO model of it (with it's pre-1957 number):

 GTW_3734_2 by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me a locomotive sans-pilot and trailing wheels, i.e. 0-6-0 etc.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Friday, August 9, 2019 2:10 PM

gmpullman

Back in the early 1970s I used to have a "working relationship" with this particular Mikado:

 4070_fix03 by Edmund, on Flickr

Years later I finally have an HO model of it (with it's pre-1957 number):

 GTW_3734_2 by Edmund, on Flickr

Here's another model of your loco, Ed, also owned by the same friend, and also having the same first name as you...

gmpullman

....Show me a locomotive sans-pilot and trailing wheels, i.e. 0-6-0 etc.

 

 
Here's a model of the CNR's 7434, the prototype of which once worked in my hometown.  It was a gift from another friend, and I've modified and painted it to match a photo of the real one...

 
Wayne
 
More steam-powered switchers, please.
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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, August 9, 2019 3:49 PM

doctorwayne
Here's another model of your loco, Ed, also owned by the same friend, and also having the same first name as you...

A remarkable coincidence, Dr. wayne Smile 

Thank you!

Regards, Ed

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, August 9, 2019 4:55 PM

doctorwayne
More steam-powered switchers, please.

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STRATTON AND GILLETTE number 638. Mostly done, still needs detail painting.

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Show me any switcher.

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-Kevin

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Posted by mobilman44 on Friday, August 9, 2019 5:14 PM

Here are a couple of Baldwins, alas not steam.  This pic was taken after detailing and adding in decoders......

OK, how about some more switchers?

ENJOY  !

 

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Friday, August 9, 2019 5:40 PM

Here is a CB&Q Baldwin switcher. 

Please continue showing switchers. 

GARRY

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Posted by doctorwayne on Friday, August 9, 2019 11:29 PM

Another model of a CNR switcher...

Originally a Proto "Heritage" model, I was going to get rid of it, as it was a very poor puller.  After removing the flywheel and some electronic stuff, I was able to get enough weight into it, making its performance more than just acceptable.

I stripped all of the undersize piping from it (my guess is that the die cutters were working from blueprints of a real USRA 0-8-0, but were unaware that pipe sizes refer to interior dimensions rather than external ones).  Working from photographs, I re-detailed both loco and tender. 
The locomotive's frame was lengthened at the front end to accommodate CNR's signature drop-down handrails, and those well-recessed air reservoirs are brass tubing, filled with lead.

Wayne

Show me more switchers, please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:03 AM

doctorwayne
Show me more switchers, please.

This little PRR B8b catches its breath between shifts:

 PRR_B8b_tone by Edmund, on Flickr

More switchers, please.

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Posted by BRVRR on Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:31 AM

Ed Asked for more switchers.

An ALCO S-3 and a SW-8 working the team track in Black River.

Let us continue with the switcher motif.

Tags: BRVRR , NYC

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Posted by HO-Velo on Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:43 AM

More switchers and switching.  Regards, Peter

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Posted by Erie1951 on Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:26 AM

I really like your refueling scene, Peter. Thumbs Up

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:14 PM

Erie1951
I really like your refueling scene, Peter.

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Peter's ability to capture realistic atmosphere in his photographs is incredible.

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Everything in his scenes looks like it belongs there and nothing is missing. It is amazing.

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HO-Velo
More switchers and switching.

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Here is a switcher hard at work on the BNSF HO scale layout in the Chicago Museum Of Science And Industry.

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Show me a freight train.

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-Kevin

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Posted by mobilman44 on Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:55 PM

Here is an ABBA set of FTs, hauling a "much too long for the layout" freight......The caboose is on the far end of the layout, behind the green/yellow CNW reefer.

How about some more freights?

ENJOY  !

 

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:12 PM

mobilman44
How about some more freights?

A pair of B&O Em-1s have this ore drag well in-hand:

 EM1_7600_tone by Edmund, on Flickr

Another freight, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:19 PM

gmpullman
Another freight, please.

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Here is a slow moving freight in the countryside.

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Another freight train please.

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-Kevin

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Posted by BNSF UP and others modeler on Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:21 PM

BNSF ET44C4 #3764 pulls some well cars out of sight on my local club layout.

Some more dissapearing trains please. Bonus points for BNSF motive power and well cars making up the train.

I'm beginning to realize that Windows 10 and sound decoders have a lot in common. There are so many things you have to change in order to get them to work the way you want.

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:38 AM

BNSF UP and others modeler
Bonus points for BNSF motive power and well cars making up the train.

BNSF and well cars disappearing behind the station:

 IMG_1130 by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me a modern six-axle diesel.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:47 AM

gmpullman
Show me a modern six-axle diesel.

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Here is some kind of a modern six axle diesel on an expecially dusty area of the BNSF layout in the Chicago Museum Of Science And Industry.

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Show me any six axle diesel.

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-Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Sunday, August 11, 2019 9:44 AM

Kevin: "Show me any six axle diesel."

FP-45s are six axle diesels.

More big diesels, please.

Tags: BRVRR , Santa Fe , NYC

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Posted by G Paine on Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:32 AM

Big for their day, a B&M A-A E7 set heading to pick up the train on the Boothbay Railway Village layout.

Show me passenger train

 

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Posted by mobilman44 on Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:51 PM

An Illinois Central passenger train - powered by two BLI E7s - has the chore of mainline testing, taking turns with the Santa Fe F unit consist waiting in the foreground.

How about some more passenger trains?

ENJOY  !

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:05 PM

mobilman44
How about some more passenger trains?

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You have to take my word for it, but there are passenger cars behind this AMTRAK locomotive. This scene is on the portable layout from the Orlando N-Trak Modelers.

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Show me another passenger train.

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-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, August 11, 2019 2:27 PM

SeeYou190
Show me another passenger train.

A cook grabs a breath of cool air:

 PRR_diner by Edmund, on Flickr

Another passenger train, please.

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Posted by chatanuga on Sunday, August 11, 2019 3:37 PM

Video of my Amtrak equipment shortly after I finished adding passengers and window shades to my painted interiors of my Walthers cars.

Show me another streamlined passenger train.

Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Monday, August 12, 2019 10:21 AM

Kevin: "Show me another streamlined passenger train."

A pair of Santa Fe E-8s at the head of a 9-car passenger consist, west bound on the BRVRR layout.

Another streamlined passenger train, please.

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