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Show Me Something - February 2020 Edition
Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:13 AM

Welcome to the February, 2020

 

"Show Me Something"

 

Dedicated to the originator, Jarrell

 


 

 This is a place where forum members can post their photographs featuring a view of a "requested" scene or object.

 

If you show the item requested you can then make a new request of your own, or choose to stay with the current request. 

 

After 24 hours, the same rules apply, or you can post a new photo of your choosing and make a new request. Your photos should be of models only, not a "real-life" scene. It's all about having fun! Let's see those photos!

 

All photographs should be original photographs taken my the person that posts them. If the model work is not your own, please have permission and give credit to the person or group that made the models. 

 


 

 It has been 24 hours since Harrison asked for a Winter Scene, and no responses, so I will start us off this month with a generic scene.

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Please show me another freight car of any type, era, or color.

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-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:06 AM

 

Thank you for setting up the February "Show Me" thread, KevinYes

 

SeeYou190
Please show me another freight car of any type, era, or color.

General Electric had a small fleet of these covered hoppers for transporting silica sand to its various glass plants for use in bulb manufacturing:

 GE_ILDX_316 by Edmund, on Flickr

More freight cars, please.

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Posted by BRVRR on Saturday, February 1, 2020 11:23 AM

Ed: "More freight cars, please."

A string of box cars.

More freight cars, please.

Tags: BRVRR , Union Pacific , NYC

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Posted by doctorwayne on Saturday, February 1, 2020 12:55 PM

BRVRR
More freight cars, please.

Here are some Dominion/Fowler boxcars, from Accurail...

I didn't care for the original board roofs, so re-did them as metal-sheathed with battens.  I also replaced the stock roofwalks, as they were a scale 6" too short on both ends - that "shortcoming" is similar to the cars offered previously by LifeLike Canada, and is attributable, I think, to an error in a drawing in the June, 1985 issue of Mainline Modeler.  Photos of the real cars, in that same issue, show an overhang considerably longer.

Wayne

I like freight cars a lot, so let's see some more, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:06 PM

doctorwayne
I like freight cars a lot, so let's see some more, please.

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Here are two STRATTON AND GILLETTE boxcars that just left for Maryland and some interchange service. I hope they provide good service where they are heading.

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Show me more freight cars going somewhere.

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-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:07 PM

SeeYou190
Show me more freight cars going somewhere.

One coming at 'ya and one going away:

 PC_GP-9_7109 by Edmund, on Flickr

More freight trains on-the-move, please.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:08 PM

SeeYou190
Show me more freight cars going somewhere.

Here's an MDC reefer heading for the National Grocers' warehouse in downtown Dunnville...

Wayne

More freight cars, please.

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Posted by rogerhensley on Sunday, February 2, 2020 6:03 AM

Ah, well, here is a freight train coming under a bridge.

More freights please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:20 AM

rogerhensley
More freights please.

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Here is a STRATTON AND GILLETTE freight train. That hopper car is also on the way to Maryland for interchange service.

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It is SUPERBOWL SUNDAY! So... Show me another freight train!

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-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:49 AM

SeeYou190
Show me another freight train!

A little Pacemaker action —

 IMG_6924_fix by Edmund, on Flickr

 

It is SUPERBOWL SUNDAY! So...

Show me another caboose.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, February 2, 2020 12:47 PM

gmpullman
Show me another caboose.

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Here is one of the "standard" STRATTON AND GILLETTE cabooses.

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It is SUPERBOWL SUNDAY! So... so me any train car!

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-Kevin

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, February 2, 2020 1:06 PM

Here is a 33000Gal tank car with the British American Oil logo. 

 

Please show me another B/A logo or Gulf Oil who bought out B/A.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:32 PM

BATMAN
Please show me another B/A logo or Gulf Oil who bought out B/A.

Here's a somewhat older and smaller version...

SeeYou190
It is SUPERBOWL SUNDAY! So... so me any train car!

Kevin, there are two "P"s in supperbowl here in Canada....I think it's somehow related to the business with color/colour.
We use them everyday, so you must have a special one for Sundays, eh?

Wayne

Since we're on the subject anyway, please show me a freight car that would carry something related to food.

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, February 2, 2020 8:33 PM

doctorwayne
Since we're on the subject anyway, please show me a freight car that would carry something related to food.

Dressed Beef?

 Needham_a by Edmund, on Flickr

Well, I actually prefer my beef "in the flesh" as it were.

 Needham_y by Edmund, on Flickr

More food-related rolling stock, please.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:33 PM

gmpullman
More food-related rolling stock, please.

Here's the EG&E's dining car "Magnetawan"...

Wayne

I have an appetite for some more food-related rolling stock, please.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:59 PM

How about a couple of reefers bringing in gaylords of frozen fruit and vegtables, for packaging at Grandma Ginger's Foods.

Who doesn't like food! bring more food related rail cars.

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Posted by G Paine on Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:39 PM

A Swift reefer delivering meat to Reilly's in Lower Sheepscott on my layout

Show me a grain service covered hopper

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

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Posted by doctorwayne on Monday, February 3, 2020 3:03 AM

G Paine
...Show me a grain service covered hopper

On my late '30s-era layout, we're still shipping grain in boxcars, like this Dominion/Fowler car...

With the ability to adjust the boards so they can be kept tight, such cars were well-suited to grain service, and many survived on prairie branchlines well into the '50s and beyond.

However, I do cheat a bit on era-appropriateness, so have quite a few covered hoppers, too, although none are in grain service.  Instead these Fowler cars have been converted with both roof hatches and longitudinal hoppers, for flux service at GERN Industries...

and there are lots of true covered hoppers, too...

Wayne

And, in accordance with George's request, please show us some grain hoppers.

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Posted by mbinsewi on Monday, February 3, 2020 6:04 AM

OK Wayne, more grain hoppers, at the milling part of Grandma Ginger's Foods.

Grain hoppers are good, lets continue.

Mike.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Monday, February 3, 2020 8:41 AM

mbinsewi
Grain hoppers are good, lets continue.

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STRATTON AND GILLETTE 750498 is in grain service.

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Show me a freight car that IS NOT a grain service covered hopper car.

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-Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Monday, February 3, 2020 10:36 AM

Kevin: "Show me a freight car that IS NOT a grain service covered hopper car."

How about a string of NYC "Pacemaker" box cars.

More freight cars please.

 

Tags: BRVRR , NYC , "Pacemaker"

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Posted by gmpullman on Monday, February 3, 2020 10:37 AM

SeeYou190
Show me a freight car that IS NOT a grain service covered hopper car.

Ash service? No, not quite. I opened the kit box of this War emergency gondola from Life-Like and found out there was a pad-printing defect.

 LL_hopper by Edmund, on Flickr

My story is — the car shop replaced several side-sheets and didn't bother with stenciling the W A B on the side. When I get around to weathering I'll be sure to make those panels look "new".

Show me a freight car in Maintenance-of-Way service.

 

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Posted by doctorwayne on Monday, February 3, 2020 5:10 PM

gmpullman
Show me a freight car in Maintenance-of-Way service.

Here's an Athearn 40' flatcar that's been converted into a boom tender for this Tichy wreck crane...

...and an Athearn 50' flatcar in the same capacity for a Bachmann wreck crane...

Wayne

Please show me some more freight and/or passenger cars in MoW service.

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:52 AM

doctorwayne
Please show me some more freight and/or passenger cars in MoW service.

A former Railway Post Office car now relegated to tool storage on the PRR:

 PRR_BM70M_MoW4 by Edmund, on Flickr

Please show me another car related to moving mail, express or LCL shipments.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 10:54 AM

gmpullman
Please show me another car related to moving mail, express or LCL shipments.

Here's your Pennsy car after the EG&E pulled a Penn Central by modifying the porthole windows and re-painting it into their own colours...

Wayne

Show us some more head-end express equipment please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 7:29 PM

doctorwayne
Show us some more head-end express equipment please.

An Express Refrigerator car is being switched out and set over to the REA building:

 PRR_R60b by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me another fifty to sixty foot car.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:52 PM

 

gmpullman
Show me another fifty to sixty foot car.

Thought that I might as well throw in this one, since it's at least a different number...

This one's based on a photo of its prototype, and is about 60' in length...

It started life as an Athearn 72' steel coach.

Wayne

How about some more 60'-and-over cars, please.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:04 AM

doctorwayne
How about some more 60'-and-over cars, please.

Looks like I'm talkin' to myself, but here's one that fits the bill, a Rivarossi coach modified into a pretty-decent representation of one of the CNR's "Mountain Observation Cars"...

...another ex-Rivarossi coach was the donour for this CNR "Express Horse Car"....

Wayne

Show me something (rolling stock, locomotives, etc.) based a prototype railroad whose name begins with an "M", please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:03 AM

doctorwayne
Looks like I'm talkin' to myself,

I was trying to allow some time for others to reply. All I heard were crickets.

doctorwayne
Show me something (rolling stock, locomotives, etc.) based a prototype railroad whose name begins with an "M", please.

A Monon hopper car brings up the rear:

 PRR_cabin-NDa_s by Edmund, on Flickr

Show me a car or locomotive lettered with a name beginning in the letter D.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:09 AM

gmpullman
Show me a car or locomotive lettered with a name beginning in the letter D.

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DOWN SOUTH AND BACK railway boxcar number 47382 will fit that request.

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Show me another forty foot boxcar please.

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-Kevin

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