Come on back to the caboose and get a cup of coffee [or sweet ice tea] Part I

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  1. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

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    NIce here, about 48* again today and they are making snow in the mountains for the shi crowd,
  2. oldtanker

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    HI all saw about 32 today but supposed to get hit with 4-12 " of the white stuff over the weekend with 25-25 mph winds. Looks like I'm going to have to plow snow afterall.....


    Rick
  3. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Today's Weather for:
    Sundown, LA 71446-6114 2/24/2007


    Sundown Fire Dept., Station 23

    Wind Chill: 65°F
    Humidity: 89%
    Dew Point: 63°F

    So Far Today
    High: 66°F
    Low: 63°F
    Rain: 0.02"
    Rain Rate: 0.00"/h
    Gust: 25mph S

    High: 71 °F
    Low: 47 °F


    Important Message

    Lake wind advisory in effect until 5 PM cst this afternoon.

    Today High: 75 Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be severe. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds increasing to 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

    Tonight Low: 45 Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Cooler. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.


    I'll have bacon and eggs today.

    [​IMG]
  4. oldtanker

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    Morning all, about 28 and that white stuff is coming down, bout 6" so far.

    Have a great day.

    Rick
  5. CNWman

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    Morning fellas,

    Well, thanks to my fever, I have missed one FULL week of school (Mon. was of for the Prez. day though). Sadly, none of that time could be put into the trains!:cry: oh, well. I'm stuck doing HW today, but the elevator might see work If I get it all done!:D

    CNWman
  6. Gil Finn

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    Try dirt from the vacume cleaner, nasty stuff and dull coat it.

    Feel better.
  7. jefelectric

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    Good evening,

    The bad weather is due to arrive here late tomorrow afternoon. Ice storm is predicted, what fun. No early spring here it would seem.

    Ran trains for the 4 year old granddaughter this afternoon. She is a real train fan.

    We are going to get together with the Chief in Harrisburg on March 24th, 1:00PM at Doc Holliday's Steak House. If any can join us and needs directions send me an email. I would like to get a count so a table can be reserved at least a week in advance.

    Madhatter, Yes I realized that you and Rick were not on the same page, that is why I made two separate replies. I have purposely waited until I didn't have to do a lot of reaching over the wire to install it. This stuff is pretty substantial but still can be damaged.

    Might start working on the taxes tomorrow afternoon. Finally got all the data I need this week so have run out of excusses. :cry:

    Take care,
  8. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Yeah - it's going to get interesting tomorrow :( :( I'm on call, too, for salt and calcium.... :(

    Put me down for 1 at Harrisburgh and I'll need an address... I can google the directions from phila... If anyone needs a lift - I have room for 1 more in the pickup!!! :) :)

    Thanks!!!!!
  9. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Today's Weather for:
    Sundown, LA 71446-6114 2/25/2007
    Live Conditions 6:24 AM

    Sundown Fire Dept., Station 23

    Wind Chill: 49°F
    Humidity: 46%
    Dew Point: 31°F

    So Far Today
    High: 60°F
    Low: 51°F
    Rain: 0.00"
    Rain Rate: 0.00"/h
    Gust: 9mph WNW

    Your Local Forecast

    High: 66 °F
    Low: 36 °F


    Today High: 68 Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

    Tonight Low: 38 Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Light and variable winds.


    Scrambled eggs for me today.

    [​IMG]
  10. oldtanker

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    Morning all, we have at least 12"of the white junk on the ground and maybe more. About 25 now and snow showers for the rest of today.

    Have a great day all.

    Rick
  11. jefelectric

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    Good afternoon,

    It has started, about an inch down now. Supposed to change to rain/freezing rain, if I had my druthers it would stay snow.

    Mikey, I sent you a private message.

    Rick, Looks like you are getting some good info on G gauge from people with real experience. Bet you are getting anxious for Spring now. :)

    Take care all,
  12. oldtanker

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    JOhn I was ready for spring about 2 months ago! ANd yes I have recieve a lot of good advice on G scale.

    Update on our weather, we are part of a small band of hevey showfall that streched from Fergus Falls MN to Wadena MN, right now they figure we have somewhere between 18 and 24 ". It took 3 1/2 hours to clear our farm drivve with a blade on a garden tractor.


    RIck
  13. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    Spent yesterday cleaning out Dad's house. 12 boxes of books to Sally Ann (don't tell him) and today my sister went over to have the piano demolished and disposed of. We went over today to see him and he's still annoyed that the scraps of paper he wants can't be found. Came back and got home just as the snow started falling. (dad's in a retirement home with some nursing facilities: his body is failing and his recent memory is also unreliable.)
  14. oldtanker

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    David my thoughts and prays are with you and your father.

    Rick
  15. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    Hi All

    We are having crazy weather here too! Cold, hot, hot, cold- dunno whether (no pun intended) I should dress warm or cool anymore!

    David (60103) Hope things gom better with your dad.

    Keep well all
  16. pennman

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    GUYS on a liter note,Got woken up this morning at 200AM by the wife she heard scartching under the bed. (thought it was the dogs)NOT!!, after some proding by the wife went under the house into the crawl space and found a Oposuim, forgot my daughter was sleeping over, well shot the little bastered and scared the **** out of my daughter literaully, her bed room was right under the crawl space door..OOPS

    David sorry to hear, our prayers are there.

    Rick, sorry to hear about the snow been fairly warm down here, rained all weekend but warm.Got a hole bunch more accomplished on the addition, hope real soon to be working on trains again.
    Yall have fun,
    Fully qualified Redneck, Tony
  17. jeffrey-wimberl

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    David, I hope your father improves.

    Today's Weather for:
    Sundown, LA 71446-6114 2/26/2007

    Sundown Fire Dept., Station 23

    Wind Chill: 39°F
    Humidity: 85%
    Dew Point: 35°F

    So Far Today
    High: 43°F
    Low: 38°F
    Rain: 0.00"
    Rain Rate: 0.00"/h
    Gust: 0mph NNE

    High: 75 °F
    Low: 48 °F

    Today High: 75 Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

    Tonight Low: 48 Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.


    I'll have french toast today.

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  18. Chief Eagles

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    Morning all. Back from Myrtle Beach. Hope all are OK from storms and snow. I came back through Wilmington NC and ran through only a little heavy rain. I know some got drenched. Slow weekend at Bass Pro Shops. Now to do reports and clothes. Of to Hampton VA on Thrusday. Lot to do. Later.
  19. jefelectric

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    David, We completely understand the situation with your Dad. Have a similar situation with my FIL. Makes for some difficult visits.

    Grandkids are wonderful.

    By the time I was dressed and looked out the door, the drive was cleared and my papers were laying on the kitchen counter. [​IMG] 2 hour delays are great too.

    Breakfast was a bowl of yellow corn grits, bacon, fruit and coffee. How does that sound Chief?

    Check out this flat car load.

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    Now for the bad news, I'm about to start working on taxes. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Take care,
  20. Gil Finn

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    I dont know sometimes why I post on this forum. It never seems to change. The logging section area is DOD and HO aint much better..

    By the way the tractors look nice and bright, nice touch Jeff.

    Nice sight here:


    http://www.choochoobarn.com/
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