Fall day at our Radial museum

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  1. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    Meeting up with Val aka spitfire, Harold Andy Mike and I "did "Rockwood "
    I had a tearful 5 min`s when I saw LPS#3 and LPS C2 in a "rotting" state. :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :(
    I will post pics of how they were in better days.
    first is Montreal Southern Counties 107.
    2nd Andy and Mike ready for a Peter Witt ride.
    3rd Autume rails caused a lot of wheel spin.
    and the Loop
    with the Witt car leaving

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  2. Fred_M

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    Love the pictures Chris. Have any more? Fred
  3. interurban

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    Here is London Port Stanley as it was and know.
    It was saved because a marina used here for storage.
    There is Val checking it out

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    Here is LPS C1 and here sister in the woods LPS C2.
    4600 PCC to take us back to the station

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  5. interurban

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    That was a GOOD day.
    :D
    See you soon Rockwood. :wave:

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  6. interurban

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    Hi Fred I took a few and posted the best of the bunch Val`s batteries died
    so we lost Val`s magic camara talents :(
    It`s a fab place.
    I posted a whack of pick last year a night time visit I think.
  7. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    Sad but beautiful at the same time. Great pictures. Fred
  8. Lighthorseman

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    Eureka! You've Found It!

    Beautiful pictures, Chris! That first one of the green MSC 107 - Have any other shots of it? That is exactly the sort of thing what I want to do for my traction project...right down to using trolley poles! :thumb:
  9. interurban

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    What Scale you doing now?????? :D :D :D :D
    on3 would be better for poles I think Steve.
    I shall start a thread on Montreal Southern Counties for you and post what I have. :wave:
    They have just printed a book MSC by Tom Grumley $23c I got mine in Ottawa signed by Tom.
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    Still On30, Chris! This one kinda stalled out because I couldn't find the "just-perfect" prototyoe picture to work from. MSC 107 looks like the one. :thumb:
  11. interurban

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    OKDOK Steve, do you want a bit of the History or just pic`s??
    :p
  12. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Neat pics Chris. It is sad to see those units rotting away. Reminds me of a pic I once saw of a PA rusting away. Some fan had spray painted "So long my fren" on its side. Any chance of restoration or will they simply fade away?
    Ralph
  13. interurban

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    Hi Ralph,

    I think they will fade away, The money the musum genarates, is from admission, and the folks come to ride the rails, some bless them, road the lines years ago so memory lane is a kicker for them.
    Bottem line, they have to put money into equipment for the fares to keep coming.
    There are a lot of projects on the go.
    Caboose`s and old freight cars will sit and be admired by the few who still chase the "Ghost Lines of yesterday".
    Me :( :D
  14. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Great Photo's Chris. Thanks for sharing them :wave: :wave: