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Jarrell's Show Me Something: August 2019

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, August 25, 2019 8:36 PM

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Show me something built between 1945 and 1965. .

The "new" Twentieth Century Limited" observation car was built by Pullman Standard in August of 1948:

 Century_2 by Edmund, on Flickr

Please show more equipment from the 1945-1965 time frame.

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Posted by HO-Velo on Sunday, August 25, 2019 9:20 PM

Sorry Russ, but thanks.  Ed, lovin' the red carpet treatment!  More 45' thru 65'.  Regards, Peter

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:35 PM

The CNR introduced this paint scheme in 1954...

Please show me another paint scheme introduced between 1945 and 1965.

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Posted by gmpullman on Monday, August 26, 2019 1:10 AM

doctorwayne
Please show me another paint scheme introduced between 1945 and 1965.

The New York Central rebuilt fifty former box cars into cabooses during the War effort. Five of these were selected in 1946 to wear the Pacemaker vermillion and gray .

 IMG_6920 by Edmund, on Flickr

HO-Velo
Ed, lovin' the red carpet treatment!

Thank you, Peter. Nothin's too good for the folks at the M-R forum Smile

Another 1945 > 1965 era paint style, please.

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Posted by mobilman44 on Monday, August 26, 2019 4:56 AM

A bit different view...........here are 16 Bev-Bel models of the Pullman-Standard "colorful" box cars produced in the 1950s.  They were safely sitting in a plastic container while my current layout was being built.

How about some more "built in the 1950s era" pics.....

ENJOY  !

 

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Monday, August 26, 2019 9:12 AM

CB&Q began using its Chinese Red paint scheme in 1959 when EMD delivered new SD24's. This color scheme was used on SD's, GP's and U's thoughout the 1960' s before the Burlington Northern merger and Cascade Green locomotives. 

Please show more colors of the 1945-1965 period. 

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Posted by BRVRR on Monday, August 26, 2019 10:14 AM

Garry: "Please show more colors of the 1945-1965 period.

UP Armor Yellow.

More colors from the 1950s-60s.

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 12:15 AM

BRVRR
More colors from the 1950s-60s.

Here's an example of B&Os Royal Blue and gray:

 BO_FA by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me another Alco product, steam or Diesel.

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Posted by BRVRR on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:36 AM

Ed:"Show me another Alco product, steam or Diesel."

The King of steam locomotives: NYC Niagara.

More Alcos pf any persuasion, please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 4:53 PM

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The King of steam locomotives: NYC Niagara.

 

More Alcos pf any persuasion, please. 

Another Niagara built by Alco (some had Lima-built tenders):

 NYC_6008 by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me more Big Steam, a 4-8-4 or larger.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:01 PM

gmpullman
Show me more Big Steam, a 4-8-4 or larger.

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That sounds like a request to see STRATTON AND GILLETTE #893, a big 4-8-4 steam locomotive.

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Show me small steam... 2-6-2 or smaller!

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-Kevin

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Posted by doctorwayne on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:29 PM

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Show me small steam... 2-6-2 or smaller!

Prairie-type locos weren't all that common up here in Canada, but 2-6-0 Moguls were.  Here's a brass model of an ex-B&M B-15,  somewhat modified with a cab from a Bachmann Consolidation and some added details.  The tender was also altered to increase its capacities....

More small steamers, please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:54 PM

doctorwayne
More small steamers, please.

This diminutive B8b stops for a little fuel and water between "shifting" duties on the PRR.

 PRR_B8b_tone by Edmund, on Flickr

More small steam, please. Something geared might be a plus Cool

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 9:44 PM

gmpullman
More small steam, please. Something geared might be a plus

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Geared it is. This is from the Atlanta Interlocking Railroaders layout at the Atlanta Train Show last weekend.

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Show me another scene with some logs.

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-Kevin

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Posted by HO-Velo on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:47 PM

More logs and or logging scenes.  Regards, Peter

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Posted by doctorwayne on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:56 PM

A load of what used to be logs, but on their way to becoming telephone- or power-poles...

Show me another car carrying forest products, please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:19 AM

doctorwayne
Show me another car carrying forest products, please.

A carload of timbers arrives at the consignee:

 NKP_FLat-1945 by Edmund, on Flickr

More wood products, please. Anyone have wrapped plywood?

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Posted by doctorwayne on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:48 AM

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More wood products, please. Anyone have wrapped plywood?

It's not plywood, but this load of lumber is "wrapped" in a boxcar...

It also looks as if the load has shifted in-transit - the unseen side, at a lumber yard, is worse, and they've asked for the car to be turned.  I think that a damage claim is likely to be submitted.

More wood products, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:14 PM

doctorwayne
More wood products, please.

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How about the legendary Canadian Plywood Forest on the S-Modulators Fun & Disasters portable layout?

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Show me something else that is just a bit silly.

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-Kevin

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 4:46 PM

Kevin .... LOL ... IS that what you do when you are board ? Laugh

Maybe my whimsical scene of 101 Dalamations counts.... (Actually it is 15 Dalmations ) .... LOL ... I did it for grandkids to see.

 

Please show something else silly or whimsical 

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 5:38 PM

Heartland Division CB&Q
Please show something else silly or whimsical 

The PRR Camera Car:

 IMG_7954_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

 

Including the six-foot by six-foot view camera!

 

 IMG_7956_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

More whimsy, please.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:55 PM

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More whimsy, please.

Clearing the site for a new crossing watchman's shanty...

...and with the job finished...

Carry-on with more whimsy, please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:35 AM

doctorwayne
Carry-on with more whimsy, please.

"Hey, Charlie, I think the cat's ready to come in..."

 Otis by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me another domesticated animal.

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Posted by Southgate on Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:40 AM

 

After a long evening at the Sherline mill, I comandeered a couple guys from the layout to help clean up. Here they contemplate the task at hand...

Another seemingly hopeless situation, anyone?

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Posted by Southgate on Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:44 AM

Oops! Gmpullman slipped his in as I was preparing and posting mine, still on the whimsical side. (note the timing of the posts) Bear with me please! and proceed with domestic crittersEmbarrassed.

 

In Fact, I will. The crowd was pretty sparse at the Golden Spike cerimony, as the first loop on the layout was completed. But id did draw a few unexpected watchers;

More domestic animals, please. Dan

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, August 29, 2019 6:26 AM

Southgate
But id did draw a few unexpected watchers;

I'm glad to see the goat was invited to the ceremony Big Smile

Cheers, Ed

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:17 AM

Southgate
More domestic animals, please. Dan

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A faithful doggy is waiting on the porch for his loving owner to return.

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This scene is on the Country Roads sectional model railroad layout.

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Show me a locomotive with the headlamp lit up.

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-Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:06 AM

Kevin: "Show me a locomotive with the headlamp lit up."

PRR F7A/B #9822 and #4121 at the head of a mixed freight consist.

More locomotives, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:16 AM

BRVRR
More locomotives, please.

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Here is STRATTON AND GILLETTE #408 just peeking out from behind a row of trees.

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Show me any other locomotive.

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-Kevin

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Posted by Harrison on Thursday, August 29, 2019 11:41 AM

Through the (then under construction) forest and into PLattsburgh.

IMG_0495

More trains and trees.

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Route of the famous "Montreal Limited"

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