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Jarrell's Show Me Something: August 2019

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Posted by dti406 on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:08 PM

Since 24 hours has passed a new topic.

Show me an Interlocking Tower!

Rick Jesionowski

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:58 PM

dti406
Show me an Interlocking Tower! Rick Jesionowski

 PRR at the end of the day by Edmund, on Flickr

 Leverman_14K2 by Edmund, on Flickr

Another interlocking tower, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:26 PM

gmpullman
Another interlocking tower, please.

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This one is on the in-store layout at Ready-To-Roll Trains in Miami, Florida.

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Show me another Santa Fe Warbonnet.

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-Kevin

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Posted by mobilman44 on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:32 PM

Approaching on the far main is an F7 ABBA consist pulling the Super Chief, while on the inside main a 4-8-4 is heading up a fast freight.....

Any other warbonnets out there?

ENJOY  !

 

Mobilman44

 

Living in southeast Texas, modeling the "postwar" Santa Fe and Illinois Central 

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:05 PM

Warbonnet color scheme on FM Erie Builts.

Please show any colorful locomotive. 

GARRY

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 5:47 PM

Heartland Division CB&Q
Please show any colorful locomotive.

UP 4141 would have to be the candidate for most colorful on my layout.

 UP_4141d by Edmund, on Flickr

Please show another multi-color locomotive.

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Thursday, August 15, 2019 6:31 PM

Multi-color locomotive ..... GN GP7's should suffice. 

Please show any first generation diesel locomotive. 

GARRY

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Posted by G Paine on Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:49 PM

F3 A-B MEC 671, one of only 2 B units in the MEC roster, shown on my layout. Stewart model with a sound decoder I added

Show me a non-EMD first generation B unit

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

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, August 16, 2019 1:11 AM

G Paine
Show me a non-EMD first generation B unit

Here's a B unit from Schenectady —

 PRR_9616-FA2-sm by Edmund, on Flickr

Another non-EMD B unit, please.

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Posted by BRVRR on Saturday, August 17, 2019 11:23 AM

Ed: "Another non-EMD B unit, please."

An ALCO PA/PB/PA lash up at the head of a NYC passenger train.

More B-units of any stripe, please.

Tags: BRVRR , ALCO , NYC

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, August 17, 2019 3:53 PM

BRVRR
More B-units of any stripe, please.

The PRR, ever so frugal, rostered forty GP9Bs. Here's a pair on the ready track:

 PRR_EMD_GP9b2 by Edmund, on Flickr

 PRR_EMD by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me more EMD GP-type locomotives, please.

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:57 AM

EMD GP-type. ...

........ CB&Q GP7's 

Please show more EMD GP-type locomotives (I know there are many of you who

have some.  ) 

 

Here is a prototype photo for Ed...... PRR GP9B in a PRR/CB&Q run through consist in Chicago. 

GARRY

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Posted by BRVRR on Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:22 AM

Garry: "Please show more EMD GP-type locomotives (I know there are many of you who have some.)" 

Another GP, or two:

More EMD GP types, please.

Tags: BRVRR , NYC

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, August 18, 2019 1:04 PM

Here's an Athearn geep on an unfinished diorama...

The photo was taken with a 35mm camera fitted with a home-made pinhole attachment.

Show me some SD-model diesels, please.

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Posted by Little Timmy on Sunday, August 18, 2019 2:46 PM

DH&P SD9.

more SD's please.

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

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Posted by dti406 on Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:50 PM

Little Timmy

more SD's please.

Here are a couple of CP SD40-2's with a grain special.

How about some more SD units!

Rick Jesionowski

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, August 18, 2019 8:40 PM

Here's an Atlas SD35 acting as a helper...

The wide "safety" cab is scratchbuilt, as is the vestibule cab on the Northern.

Show me more six-axle diesels, please.

Wayne

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:40 PM

doctorwayne
Show me more six-axle diesels, please.

Six axlas and opposed pistons:

 

 NYC_Erieblt by Edmund, on Flickr

Another scene with six-axle power, please.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:55 PM

gmpullman
...Another scene with six-axle power, please.

As requested...

....more six axle power, please.

Wayne

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Posted by rogerhensley on Monday, August 19, 2019 5:40 AM

An EMD E Unit following the river around the curve.

More 6 axel power please.

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Posted by Harrison on Monday, August 19, 2019 8:28 AM

D&H PA's.

IMG_9661

More Alcos(bonus for FA and PAs)

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Posted by dti406 on Monday, August 19, 2019 10:02 AM

Harrison

More Alcos(bonus for FA and PAs)

 

Alco FA-2's with a covered hopper train from the 50's.

More Alco Cab Units.

Rick Jesionowski

 

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Posted by BRVRR on Monday, August 19, 2019 10:59 AM

"More Alco Cab Units."

Pennsy FA2 #9617 in the lead, working a string of gondolas on the BRVRR east bound mainline.

More Alcos, please.

Tags: BRVRR , NYC , Pennsylvania

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Posted by gmpullman on Monday, August 19, 2019 2:14 PM

BRVRR
More Alcos, please.

An A-B set of PA-2s on the GE "More Power for America" train, at speed:

 IMG_5492 by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me another fast passenger train.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Monday, August 19, 2019 3:44 PM

How about an MLW FPA-4/FPB-4 on a passenger train?  The prototypes were geared for 93 mph...

However, on my layout, the highest posted speed limit is, I think, 40 mph.

Show me more non-EMD locomotives, please.

Wayne

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:49 AM

doctorwayne
Show me more non-EMD locomotives, please.

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Well, I love all my STRATTON AND GILLETTE F units, but I really love my solitary F/M Trainmaster!

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This is a really old picture. It was taken before I had my Canon SLR.

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Show me another picture with something that has wings.

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-Kevin

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:08 AM

Wings on the nose of a Union Pacific streamliner at Union Station. 

Please show a water tower. 

GARRY

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Posted by BRVRR on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:45 AM

Garry: "Please show a water tower."

The tower at Black River Station.

Another water tower please.

Tags: BRVRR , NYC

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Posted by HO-Velo on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:58 AM

Roof top tower might be a stretch.  More watertowers please.  Btw, thanks to Russ and Kevin for the kind comments.  Regards, Peter

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 11:02 PM

HO-Velo
More watertowers please.

Here's an overhead water crane fed from the large steel tank in the background. Both PRR and B&O used these overhead water plugs. Maybe others?

 IMG_9771_fix_w by Edmund, on Flickr

 IMG_9766_fix_w by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me any other device related to water.

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