Double heading

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Bill Pontin, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. Bill Pontin

    Bill Pontin Member

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    Took me a while to come up with a solution to double head my N scale Bachmann Spectrum 2-8-0s. That dinky little non functioning coupler on the engine is only there for looks and the only way possible to couple two engines was with a draw bar connection I configured. Worked great, made a maiden run with them at the Clubs show layout last Sunday. Will post a series of pictures of the double headed passenger consist in its travels.
  2. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    Great, can't wait! I wish that model train manufacturers would start attaching couplers to the front of their locos- those that don't anyway, since a person can't shunt unless you adapt the dummy coupling.
  3. Bill Pontin

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    First up is the consist crossing over my arch bridge module - followed by a SP cab forward coal drag passing it

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  4. Bill Pontin

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    Little further East on my railfanning we find the consist on a module that depicts the Hudson River

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  5. Bill Pontin

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    Lastly we find the consist in snowy New England - hope you enjoyed the railfanning trip!

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    spitfire Active Member

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    Really nice consist Bill!! It's funny that most double headers seem to be diesels, models that is. It sure is nice to see some steam for a change. BTW, your layout looks great!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    Val
  7. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Looks great! I especially like the snowy scenes. And the level of detail/care makes it hard to tell it's N scale - I would have thought HO for sure...!

    Val - here's an HO recreation of a triple header steam powered excursion that actually ran through Orangeville in the 1970s:

    http://www.mcswiz.com/MyLayout/Triple.htm


    Andrew