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

Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by N Gauger, Jun 17, 2007.

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  1. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

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    Good morning.

    Today's Weather for:
    Sundown, LA 71446-6114 9/2/2007

    Heat Index: 78°F
    Humidity: 92%
    Dew Point: 71°F

    So Far Today
    High: 73°F
    Low: 73°F
    Rain: 0.00"
    Rain Rate: 0.00"/h
    Gust: 3mph NNE

    Today High: 88 Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

    Tonight Low: 68 Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

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  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I guess the KCS isn't superstitious! :)

    Ralph
  3. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

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    Oh, but they are! If you look on the roster you probably won't see it listed. Many engineers call it the 'Demon Engine' and refuse to crew on it. It's also referred to as 'The Beast' and the 'Triple Six'.

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  4. Chief Eagles

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    Afternoon all. Slow day here. Wife has sinus headache [fall is here I guess]. Got newpaper interview in afew minutes. Yes!!! On Sunday. Guy lives up the street and is walking down to visit. Taking him to the pond and show him around [he has never seen it]. Want to work on backroom part of layout. Hope he gets his "news" and goes. Hope to do more on layout tomorrow. Nice to get the big room done as far as Soundstop, wiring and track. Have a great week. Jeffrey, thanks for the pictures. Look for them every day.
  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I love it! Heard any hogger's stories about weird goings on with that loco?
    Ralph
  6. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Actually, it has one of the best safety records on the line and has required only routine maintenance.
  7. Chief Eagles

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    Morning all. Hope to get train room work done today. got interrupted all day yesterday. Have a great holiday.
  8. jeffrey-wimberl

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  9. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    This is what I did this evening what do you do. :)
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  10. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Fire fighter for the Sundown fire dept.

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    It's been pretty quiet lately.
  11. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Nothing near as exciting as either of you... I'm a stay at home dad to two young boys (2 and 5 years old). Plus, it still well above 100 down here in Phoenix so we don't do much but stay inside where it's cool. Sometimes I wish I could get out to something like the privacy of a tractor with just me and my thoughts for hours on end.
  12. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Good morning folks

    It is a sticky 69 F right now. The high today is supposed to be 86 F. For the long weekend we had great weather. It was very pleasant and we did not have to run the a/c at all. I am still home as today is the first day of school and we will be taking them to school. After today they walk.

    We enjoyed the long weekend. My wife worked at the museum on Saturday. I brought the kids down and they tested the new scavenger hunt. On Sunday we went to Wildwood Crest and spent the day on the beach. Sunday was we went to the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington, DE and came home for a barbecue.

    I did not get modeling in this weekend. I did get a chance to visit Mitchell’s Hobbies and pick up some scenery supplies.

    I hope everybody has a good day.
  13. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Good morning.

    Looks like it's gonna be wet here today. Good sleeping weather.

    Today's Weather for:
    Sundown, LA 71446-6114 9/4/2007

    Heat Index: 78°F
    Humidity: 94%
    Dew Point: 72°F

    So Far Today
    High: 74°F
    Low: 73°F
    Rain: 0.00"
    Rain Rate: 0.00"/h
    Gust: 3mph N

    Today High: 88 Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.

    Tonight Low: 75 Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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  14. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Yesterday we had a cooling trend, it only reached 109.:eek: :eek: This is indeed getting old. We broke the record of 28 days of 110 or higher, again and again. We now stand at 32 days of at least 110, 100 days of at least 100. Our average lowest temperature for the summer is around 87, there are days when it doesn't get down to 90. I don't know, but the older you get, the more it's going to bother you... so I'm told.:cry: :cry:

    Enough about the weather, it's getting depressing. Maybe, just maybe today I can work on my rails.:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
  15. TrainNut

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    I can't imagine hating it more than I do now! ... and it gets worth with age? I need to move... someplace where it rains and you get four seasons instead of summer and not summer... Seattle maybe?
  16. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    I thought Seattle only had two seasons as well, rain and not rain. The rain sounds good right now, but I think one could get just as tired of it as we are of the heat.
  17. Chief Eagles

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    Morning. Up early and been working in backroom on layout. Added a wing on the side so the whole room is benchwork. Now to finish covering it with Soundstop. Got half the room covered and that track back down. Now to get this done before 11:30. Got County Commissioner's meeting this afternoon and Town Board tonight. Watering too. Need rain!!!! Later
  18. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    I jsut saw that the December Greenberg Show for the Philadelphia area is going to be held at the Sun Center in Aston, PA. Finally a show that I don't have to travel an hour to get to.
  19. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Hey, I just now found out that after about five years of no national train show in Phoenix, we are actually getting the Great Train Show Expo, coming to Westworld in Scottsdale on March 8 and 9. The last show we had here was at least five years ago in the Phoenix convention center, downtown... I didn't make that one, but I'm planning on this one in Scottsdale.:thumb:
  20. TrainNut

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    Awesome. Time to start saving the pennies.
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