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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 1:14 PM

This Jordan Spreader from Walthers was kitbashed with a Roundhouse MDC 3 in 1 kit to be a modern version. Includes interior details and figures.

Please show me something you kitbashed or made from scratch.

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Posted by NorthBrit on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 6:21 PM

Lone Wolf  -   Please show me sometime you kitbashed or made from scratch.

Anne's Cafe

 IMG_2588 by David Harrison, on Flickr

 

Next -  Something old  (your choice).

 

David

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Posted by John-NYBW on Thursday, March 23, 2023 5:13 AM

NorthBrit

Next -  Something old  (your choice).

 

David

 

This Camelback is over 60 years old. It's the oldest piece of equipment on my layout.

More golden oldies.

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Posted by NorthBrit on Thursday, March 23, 2023 5:27 AM

Keep getting forbidden 403  Angry

Sand coloured locomotive D1000  Western Enterprise is the oldest locomotive in my fleet

 IMG_2570 by David Harrison, on Flickr

 

More golden oldies please 

 

David

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, March 23, 2023 10:07 AM

NorthBrit
More golden oldies please 

Well... My Athearn Trainmaster:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Show me another Athearn Blue Box diesel locomotive model.

-Kevin

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Posted by John-NYBW on Thursday, March 23, 2023 10:17 AM

SeeYou190

Show me another Athearn Blue Box diesel locomotive model.

-Kevin

 

The Tuscan F-unit set is Blue Box. The Brunswick Green F-unit set is Genesis.

More Blue Box or Genesis please. 

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Posted by doctorwayne on Thursday, March 23, 2023 10:24 AM

SeeYou190
Show me another Athearn Blue Box diesel locomotive model. -Kevin

Here's two re-worked Athearn diesels (of 53 that I built) to match some TH&B real diesels...

Wayne

How about some more Athearn locomotives?

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Posted by NVSRR on Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:18 PM

two athearn work horse Sd40-2's

 

More athearns please

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Posted by PC101 on Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:34 PM

doctorwayne

Wayne

How about some more Athearn locomotives?

 

What we have here is an Athearn BB GP9 or maybe a GP7... I'm so confused.Confused

I see that I was a little slow on posting this one.

Since the above post from Shane is still wanting too see Athearn locomotives, we are still on the right track.

More Athearn locomotives please.

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Posted by gmpullman on Thursday, March 23, 2023 9:26 PM

PC101
More Athearn locomotives please.

Second hand power:

 P-C-754_F7a by Edmund, on Flickr

Still more from Athearn, please.

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Posted by PC101 on Friday, March 24, 2023 2:48 AM

gmpullman
 

 

 

 

Still more from Athearn, please.

 

Here is one from Athearn, it comes in a orange and white box with a price of $24.95. It's supposed to be a PRR DD-40. It has two Jet 400 motors under the hood and weighs in at 2lbs.1oz, it has 16 driving wheels. It was listed in the 1987 Walthers catalog for $28.50 but not in the 1989 catalog.

Send us more Athearn please. PC101.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, March 24, 2023 10:01 AM

PC101
Send us more Athearn please

Unmodified "straight-up-stock" Athearn Blue Box caboose:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Show me the end of another train.

-Kevin

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Posted by John-NYBW on Friday, March 24, 2023 10:44 AM

SeeYou190

Show me the end of another train.

-Kevin

 
A 20th Century Limited obs.
 
 
More rear ends.
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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, March 24, 2023 11:07 AM

John-NYBW
More rear ends.

I barely got the camera out in time to capture the end of this train before it disappeared from view.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Please show me the end of another train.

-Kevin

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, March 24, 2023 11:33 AM

SeeYou190
Please show me the end of another train.

     Short flagging!

 PRR_Brakeman_tone by Edmund, on Flickr

    — later that day, almost home:

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

More train tail-ends, please.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, March 24, 2023 12:15 PM

gmpullman
More train tail-ends, please.

The fellow in the blue car will finally be able to cross the tracks soon.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Show me the ending of another train.

-Kevin

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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Friday, March 24, 2023 12:20 PM

I bought a boxcar at a trainshow with a FRED installed. It was too hard to make sure it was always the last car on a train so I removed the FRED and installed it on this Amtrak express boxcar so it will always be on the end of a train.

Please show me passenger cars.

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Posted by BATMAN on Friday, March 24, 2023 1:15 PM

Lone Wolf and Santa Fe
Please show me passenger cars.

Early days on the layout. Job #1, get those trains runnin!

Please show me early days of your layout.

Brent

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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, March 24, 2023 2:03 PM

BATMAN

Please show me early days of your layout.

Nice!
 
 
I'll Bite.....Ya mean the sea of pink? Laugh
 
 
Problem is, it's still that way with just a few more things, but still (NO TRAINS) running on it yetWhistling
 
 
 
More early days please.
 
 
 
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Posted by mbinsewi on Friday, March 24, 2023 2:19 PM

I got your sea of pink covered:

I guess that's enough!

I wanted to get all of the bac drop painted before I moved on.

More early stages of your layout please!

Mike.

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Posted by BATMAN on Friday, March 24, 2023 2:28 PM

Day one!

More early days, please.

Brent

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Posted by PC101 on Friday, March 24, 2023 2:48 PM

BATMAN

More early days, please.

 

The early days...benchwork, we don't need no stinkin benchwork.

More early days please. PC101

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Posted by BATMAN on Friday, March 24, 2023 2:55 PM

PC101
The early days...benchwork, we don't need no stinkin benchwork.

LaughLaughLaugh

Now ya tell me.

Brent

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Posted by mbinsewi on Friday, March 24, 2023 3:10 PM

Oh yea!  Limbs n Legos, looks good to me!

Mike.

 

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, March 24, 2023 4:32 PM

 

[trying to out-smart the FORBIDEN 403 warning!]

PC101
More early days please. PC101

    Early Days:

 HO_1995_0001 by Edmund, on Flickr

 HO_early by Edmund, on Flickr

 

Then a little while later:

 IMG_1980-fix by Edmund, on Flickr

 

 IMG_0759 by Edmund, on Flickr

   Sorry, no pink foam for me Whistling

More early days, please.

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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, March 24, 2023 6:51 PM

gmpullman

    Early Days:

Then a little while later:

   Sorry, no pink foam for me Whistling

More early days, please.

SWEET!
 
If running the bigger scale, on that big of a scale, in a gargantuan basement like that, ... one would probably choose all wood tooWink
 
 
   
    Early days:
 
 
Then a while later:
 
 
    At least the pink closed cell has a good foundation to itWhistling...Laugh
 
 
 
More early days, then a while later pleaseSmile, Wink & Grin
 
 
 
TF
 
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Posted by John-NYBW on Friday, March 24, 2023 11:30 PM

Track fiddler

More early days, then a while later pleaseSmile, Wink & Grin

 
 
 
TF
 

 
I didn't take any pictures of the early days of my layout but I did take some under construction photos when I began building the short line addition. This section shows an incomplete switchback to a sawmill operation.
 
 
I'll leave the early days subject open in case others want to show theirs. 
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Posted by SeeYou190 on Friday, March 24, 2023 11:33 PM

John-NYBW
I'll leave the early days subject open in case others want to show theirs. 

Early Days:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Later Days:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Please show me any work-in-progress.

-Kevin

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Posted by John-NYBW on Saturday, March 25, 2023 9:59 AM

SeeYou190

Please show me any work-in-progress.

-Kevin

 

The structures have been temporarily positioned on the plywood and the streets have been paved but still need to add sidewalks and details such as a sign for the hotel.

More construction sites.

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Saturday, March 25, 2023 11:10 AM

John-NYBW
More construction sites.

I bought two undecorated Walthers 46 foot USRA gondolas, and a package of two Chooch automotive scrap loads for them. The Chooch loads include a very prominent body of a Model T Ford,and I did not want that on both of the loads.

-All Photographs by Kevin Parson

I modified one of the loads. First I cut off the section with the body, and milled out a hollow to clear the floor weight.

Then I glued the load in place and filled in the voids with scrap styrene. I also removed two other distictive features.

Finally, I filled over all the voids with bits and gubbins from my scrap box to complete the load.

The finished freight cars:

I don't have a good picture looking down at the two loads.

-  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -

Show me something else under construction.

-Kevin

Living the dream.

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