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Posted by Gramp on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 11:59 AM



Braniff did it better. Nonsensical cheapness.


But when they did it right, it was hard to fault them.



Not being critical of Braniff. A couple of their planes were "art". 
Just think Amtrak's is very poorly done. 

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 3:16 PM

This is a Calder clown suit, courtesy Braniff   or this fine classic?

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Posted by zugmann on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 3:27 PM

on those amtrak engines (beginning of the thread):


I'd like to see the red drop down over the whole nose.  I've seen the phase one P42 (156) with a red nose and it looks pretty good.  Make the whole front end red and black.  Like, well, the P42 #156.

The phase 3-wrapped sprinter is pretty sharp, too.  Honestly, can we just use that? 


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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 6:59 PM

charlie hebdo
this fine classic?

I prefer the classic!

Damn it, airplanes should look like airplanes, not crazy quilts.

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Posted by BaltACD on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 7:06 PM

charlie hebdo
This is a Calder clown suit, courtesy Braniff   or this fine classic?

The Calder is art - art in motion.  The traditional is as exciting as corporate letterhead stationary.

Never too old to have a happy childhood!


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Posted by Lithonia Operator on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 7:28 AM

Just be glad they didn't make it look like Brightline.

Still in training.

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