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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:53 PM

Steel industry .

Switching at the blast furnace.

Please show any large industry. 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:06 PM

dti406
Limestone is too heavy to be loaded that high in a hopper car, limestone is much heavier than coal and so the car would be about 3/4's full rather than at the top of the car.

That is something I have often heard, but not what I have seen. When I was working in the Florida Rock Industries Limestone Quarry on Alico Road in Fort Myers, I know they loaded limestone all the way to the top. I do not know if they used special aggregate cars, or what the details were.

I know my overall exposure to prototype railroading is very small, so a lot of what I see is not the actual normal way of doing things.

It is not unusual for me to see a hopper car fully loaded with rock when I am out train watching. Again, I do not know the details about this load or the freight car hauling it.

Wolf359
I am fortunate enough to have a fine looking (and operating) Stratton and Gillette Comet Freight refrigerator car, reporting mark SGRT 65138.

If I am remembering correctly, that was the one with the sea-fish in the herald. That was the only one I decorated like that. I switched to a snowflake for all later versions of that paint scheme.

I think this is it:

Heartland Division CB&Q
Please show any large industry.

Here is a heavy industrial scene on the BNSF layout in the Chicago Museum of Science And Industry.

Please show me more heavy industrial stuff.

-Kevin

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Posted by Wolf359 on Monday, June 15, 2020 12:20 PM

SeeYou190

 

Wolf359
I am fortunate enough to have a fine looking (and operating) Stratton and Gillette Comet Freight refrigerator car, reporting mark SGRT 65138.

 

If I am remembering correctly, that was the one with the sea-fish in the herald. That was the only one I decorated like that. I switched to a snowflake for all later versions of that paint scheme.

I think this is it:

 

That's the one!Yes Very happy with it!

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Posted by BRVRR on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:21 PM

Kevin: "More heavy industry, please."

Its been more than a day since the last post. Soooo...

The largest, not necessarily heaviest, industry on the BRVRR is The Farmers Union Elevator.

More industry, heavy or otherwise, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:32 PM

BRVRR
More industry, heavy or otherwise, please.

I found more gravel hoppers being filled to the top!

Wink

This industrial scene is on the Orlando N-Trak club's modular show layout.

Show me anything industrial, big or small.

-Kevin

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Posted by Renegade1c on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:50 PM

SeeYou190

 Show me anything industrial, big or small.

-Kevin

 

Here is a refinery for you. Show me some other large industries!


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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 3:49 PM

Renegade1c
Show me some other large industries!

A rolling mill behind a chemical plant:

 Mill_litup by Edmund, on Flickr

More industry, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:39 PM

gmpullman
More industry, please.

OK, back to the BNSF layout in the Chicago Museum Of Science And Industry. This is their steel mill:

Please show me a picture with a horse and a motor vehicle.

-Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:14 AM

I took my eldest grandson to the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry via AMTRAK from Elyria several years ago. He spent most of the day watching the trains on the BNSF layout. I had to drag him away to see the U-505 and the rest of the wonders in the museum. A great time!

There are a few photos of our June 2008 visit on the Railroading page on my website.

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:36 AM

SeeYou190
Please show me a picture with a horse and a motor vehicle.

Two-in-hand and a pair of mounted police are in front of Union Station:

 IMG_2300 by Edmund, on Flickr

More "beasts-of-burden" please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:34 PM

BRVRR
I took my eldest grandson to the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry via AMTRAK from Elyria several years ago.

Maybe someday I will have a grandchild, and I will get to do something like that.

gmpullman
More "beasts-of-burden" please.

Here is a horse.

Show me any animal please.

-Kevin

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:01 PM

More horses should be good for this one.

 

Moving along ..... Please show an EMD locomotive. 

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Posted by chatanuga on Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:09 PM

Three EMD SDP40Fs lead an Amtrak passenger train.

Please show me three same items (same locomotive model, same car type, same road name, etc.).

Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:33 PM

chatanuga
Please show me three same items (same locomotive model, same car type, same road name, etc.).

Do I have to stop at three?

 PRR_GGx6 by Edmund, on Flickr

Please show me more multiples of similar items per Kevin's request.

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Posted by G Paine on Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:39 PM

6 of my freelanced Bumker Hill and Eastern double sheathed boxcars showing the progression of paint schemes over time

Show me more multiples

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Posted by BATMAN on Friday, June 19, 2020 12:31 AM

Six B/A propane cars.

  

More multiples please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, June 19, 2020 8:16 AM

BATMAN
More multiples please.

Four boxcars that belong to the DAWDLE AND DELAY Railroad.

Please show me more multiples of the same things.

-Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Friday, June 19, 2020 11:10 AM

Kevin: "Please show me more multiples of the same things."

New York Central 'PACEMAKER' box cars eastbound.

More multiples please.

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Posted by dti406 on Friday, June 19, 2020 11:51 AM

BRVRR

More multiples please.

 

DT&I 4600CF Covered Hoppers southbound.

More multiples please

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, June 19, 2020 8:38 PM

dti406
More multiples please

STRATTON AND GILLETTE boxcars at a grade crossing.

Show me another scene with a wall please.

-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:47 AM

SeeYou190
Show me another scene with a wall please.

There is a retaining wall behind the cabin car —

 PRR_5012bw_sm1 by Edmund, on Flickr

Please show another wood, stone or concrete retaining wall.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:39 AM

gmpullman
Please show another wood, stone or concrete retaining wall.

A lone STRATTON AND GILLETTE B unit in front of a retaining wall.

Show me another "B" unit, (it is OK if an "A" is attached).

-Kevin

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Posted by BRVRR on Saturday, June 20, 2020 11:03 AM

Kevin: "Show me another "B" unit, (it is OK if an "A" is attached."

New York Central A/B set #1855 and #2425 started as Athearn kits in Burlington Northern and Canadian Pacific liveries respectively. There is a sound decoder in the "B" unit which is electrically coupled to the lead engine which has its own decoder.

Let's continue with the "B" units.

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:34 PM

BRVRR
Let's continue with the "B" units.

The PRR was one of a handful of railroads that bought GP9 B units:

 PRR_EMD_GP9b by Edmund, on Flickr

More 'B' unit, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, June 21, 2020 7:38 AM

gmpullman
More 'B' unit, please.

Love that GP/B Unit Ed.

Here is a GREAT NORTHERN B unit in between a couple of As as the go around a curve. This is on the North Georgia Modu-Rail group's display layout.

Show me another curved section of track.

-Kevin

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Posted by HO-Velo on Sunday, June 21, 2020 10:17 AM

more curves please.  Happy Father's Day, Peter

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Posted by BRVRR on Sunday, June 21, 2020 10:36 AM

Peter: "More curves please."

Santa Fe F7 #334 at the head of a streamlined passenger consist passes under the Route-32 overpass to the delight of a small group of railfans in the adjacent picnic area.

Curves are good. More please.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, June 21, 2020 1:53 PM

BRVRR
...Curves are good. More please.

Lots of curves here...

Wayne

I'd like to see some more curves, please, and I think that RR_Mel can show us the ones that I have in mind. Smile, Wink & Grin

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Posted by G Paine on Sunday, June 21, 2020 2:37 PM

A Grend Trunk freight on the Upper Road aproaches Whitefield on the Boothbay Railway Village layout; while an MEC freight comes into the picture on the Lower Road; photo a couple of years old

Curves are fun, show me another please

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:53 PM

G Paine
Curves are fun, show me another please

Here are some excessively tight curves on the Atlanta Interlocking Model Railroader's display layout.

Show me more of the curves.

-Kevin

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