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Show Me Something, June, 2023 Edition

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Posted by HO-Velo on Thursday, June 15, 2023 11:05 PM

More MDC cars please. Regards, Peter

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, June 16, 2023 1:23 AM

Welcome

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Show more MDC kits please.

I believe this Gramps tank car is an MDC Old Timer:

 Gramps by Edmund, on Flickr

Anything from Train Miniature?

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Posted by "JaBear" on Friday, June 16, 2023 6:04 AM

gmpullman
Anything from Train Miniature?

As requested; it will require some fettling to get it to run to my satisfaction.
 
 TM by Bear, on Flickr
 
 Any more Train Miniature offerings?  Please.Smile

"One difference between pessimists and optimists is that while pessimists are more often right, optimists have far more fun."

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, June 16, 2023 3:03 PM

JaBear
 Any more Train Miniature offerings?  Please.Smile

I keep this one example around as it is identical to one my dad bought for me while we were out and about one day in my childhood.

 Baby-Ruth2 by Edmund, on Flickr

 Curtiss_Ice-Reefer by Edmund, on Flickr

Let's see another ice-bunker refrigerator car, please.

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Posted by G Paine on Friday, June 16, 2023 3:45 PM

gmpullman
Let's see another ice-bunker refrigerator car, please.

A couple more ice bunkers at the ice house on Boothbay Railway Village

Show me a coaling tower

 

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

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Posted by gmpullman on Saturday, June 17, 2023 7:24 PM

G Paine
Show me a coaling tower

Topped off and ready to go...

 PRR 2-8-0 by Edmund, on Flickr

Mor of anything coal, please.

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Posted by NorthBrit on Sunday, June 18, 2023 3:31 AM

Ed wants some coal.

 

 IMG_5303 by David Harrison, on Flickr

 

More coal please

 

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Posted by John-NYBW on Sunday, June 18, 2023 8:38 AM

NorthBrit

More coal please

David

 
A coulple steamers being loaded up.
 
 
More coal.
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Posted by gmpullman on Monday, June 19, 2023 5:01 PM

John-NYBW
More coal.

I recently gathered a few Bowser hoppers and 'enhanced' their rather minimalist detailing of the coal loads:

 Bowser coal load by Edmund, on Flickr

 Bowser coal load-2 by Edmund, on Flickr

I did some to represent coke, as well.

 Bowser coal load-1 by Edmund, on Flickr

Coal and coke? Something from the steel industry, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 8:16 AM

gmpullman
Something from the steel industry, please.

A few years ago I made a tribute to a famous model railroader with some privately owned freight cars for "Huron Steel".

I made a set of a mill gondola and two idler flats.

The gondola is a box stock kit from the Life-Like Proto-2000 line.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

The idler flats are limited run resin kits produced by Funaro And Camerlengo. These feature a deck plate with I-beam supports.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

All three cars together look great, but the load that I chose looks too short to me.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

I have purchased an Airfix turntable kit, and I intend to use one of the side frames from this model as the load for the three Huron Steel freight cars.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Other than these three freight cars, I don't think I have anything else steel related in my collection.

Show me another scene with a freight car that has reporting marks ending in a "X".

-Kevin

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Posted by G Paine on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 9:11 AM

SeeYou190
freight car that has reporting marks ending in a "X".

An Athearn 3 Union Starch dome tank car with SHPX repoting marks on my layout

Show me another private owned freight car with marks ending in X

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 11:55 AM

G Paine
Show me another private owned freight car with marks ending in X

NUTX, the Northern Union Terminal:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Please show me another privately owned freight car with reporting marks ending with an "X".

-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 1:29 PM

SeeYou190
Please show me another privately owned freight car with reporting marks ending with an "X".

A Trailer-Train TTX flat car:

 Rapido_TTX-NH by Edmund, on Flickr

More X private-owner cars, please.

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Posted by BATMAN on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 1:47 PM

gmpullman
More X private-owner cars, please.

Carry on with X please.

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 1:55 PM

Cargil has a grain mill on my layout so here is a hopper and a locomotive that I custom made from a undecorated Athearn kit including printing the decals myself.

Please show me more private owner cars or locos.

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Posted by NVSRR on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 4:29 PM

Two of them private type cars.     

 

I am surprised no gern cars have appeared

more private carsplease.   

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Posted by York1 on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 6:29 PM

NVSRR
more private carsplease.   

 

A couple of N tank cars:

 

 

Please show me more private cars.

York1 John       

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Posted by John-NYBW on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 7:53 PM

York1

Please show me more private cars.

 
Van Camp's reefer, VCIX. A few years ago I began a thread questioning why a canned food company would need reefers. Somebody looked it up and determined no such car was ever produced.
 
 
More X cars please.
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Posted by gmpullman on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 8:31 PM

John-NYBW
More X cars please.

GE's Incandescent Lamp Department (ILDX) had a dozen or so of these covered hoppers doer transporting silica sand to the glass plants:

 GE_ILDX_316 by Edmund, on Flickr

More private-owner cars, please.

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Posted by bmtrainmaster on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 8:45 PM

Here is a baker's chocolate tank car. 

Show me more cars that have unique paint jobs.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 9:33 PM

bmtrainmaster
Show me more cars that have unique paint jobs.

Wayne

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 10:27 PM

bmtrainmaster
Show me more cars that have unique paint jobs.

This is the only Stratton And Gillette boxcar painted like this:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Show me any freight car with an interesting paint job.

-Kevin

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Posted by York1 on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 7:20 AM

SeeYou190
Show me any freight car with an interesting paint job.

This is the only car on the layout from this railroad.  Please forgive the dust and the picture quality.  These cars have been parked on a siding for over a year while the layout was remodeled.

 

 

Please show me another car with an unusual paint job.

 

York1 John       

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 8:21 AM

York1
Please show me another car with an unusual paint job.

Three Stratton And Gillette freight cars in a row!

This unusual orange tank car was custom painted for Cuda Ken to celebrate his success with quitting smoking:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Please show me another train car with an unusual paint job.

-Kevin

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Posted by John-NYBW on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 10:04 AM

SeeYou190

Please show me another train car with an unusual paint job.

-Kevin

 
I've always liked this Bangor and Aroostook State of Maine paint scheme.
 
 
More unusual paint schemes, rolling stock or locos.
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Posted by bmtrainmaster on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 10:43 AM

Fort worth and denver was a real railroad but they never had this paint scheme.

More unusual paint schemes 

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 2:13 PM

It is kind of unusual for a car to have a map of where the car came from but here is one from the City of Prineville Oregon.

Please show me a car or locomotive from a western state.

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Posted by gmpullman on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:46 PM

Lone Wolf and Santa Fe
Please show me a car or locomotive from a western state.

A UP Dome Observation car on the City of Portland:

 UP_City-dome-2 by Edmund, on Flickr

More equipment or locos from a western state (or province), please.

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Posted by BATMAN on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 6:05 PM

PGE, Pacific Great Eastern which would become British Columbia Railway.

Compass points? Show me something with North or Northern in the name, please.

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Posted by NorthBrit on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 6:23 PM

North British Railway

 

 download by David Harrison, on Flickr

 

Anything  else North or Northern.

 

David

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