I'm Back!

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Drew1125, Jun 24, 2002.

  1. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Just got in this afternoon, after a VERY relaxing week down in the hill country. I checked in here as soon as I could...
    5 PAGES OF NEW POSTS!!!
    It's great to see everybody's been busy on the RR! (remember...that's "all the live-long day"! :D )
    Great to see all the new members! Let me offer all of you a collective howdy, & welcome aboard! :)
    Got a little kitbash I worked on while I was gone...I still need to polish it up a little, & then I'll post some pics.
    Once again, vacation was nice, but it's great to be back!
  2. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Welcome back Charlie. This board is getting very busy. Just wait a minute and there is another post. Fun ain't it.
  3. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    Hi Charlie and glad you're back. Glad that the trip was enjoyable:D :D

    Folks have been talking about you while you were gone...but it was all good!!!!!!:D :D :D :D :D
  4. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    And it's about time Charlie!!! :D I need to steal some more ideas from you! :p Glad you had a good time.
  5. Casey Feedwater

    Casey Feedwater Member

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    I'm Back, Too

    Like Charlie, I've been gone for several days. Had to go to Branson (Mo) with my wife for her company's regional conference. Didn't take in any of the big shows this time or even ride the Branson Scenic RR, but I did make it to the big train shop in Hollister (just down the road from Branson). It's very well stocked, especially if you're into HO, N, or G! A recommended stop if you ever get to Branson.
  6. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Sounds like you had a good time also Casey. You know normally you have to be a member for at least 6 months before you can take time off! We will let it go this time, but don't make a habit of it! :D :D :D
  7. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    SIX MONTHS?!?:eek:
    They told me I had to wait a YEAR!!:D ;) :p :rolleyes:
  8. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    That was the "old" days, when we were coming up Charlie. These "new" kids got it made!! :D
  9. CarlFidy

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    Guess I'm in real trouble. Only been here a week and left for two days. But I had a good reason...if that helps my case any. I promise to be good from now on.;) ;)

    Went from Tulsa, OK to Tremonton, UT(forty miles north of Ogden) to pick-up a stranded co-worker, his family, and disabled truck after it blew a hole in the side of the engine block. He, his pregnant wife, and son were returning from Seattle with his three daughters that he picked up for the summer. Since all other options for him, his family, and truck to get back to Tulsa were either not practical or financially outrageous, I borrowed a trailer from another co-worker and went to retrieve them. I covered 2500 miles round trip in about 47 hours.

    Although I didn't have the time to stop and really enjoy them, I did get to see many UP trains between Cheyenne and Ogden. If my geography serves me right this is the area of Sherman Hill???
    Saw one loco still wearing its Rio Grande paint and a couple of the "flag" units. Definatelly want to return to the area when I have a LOT more time to enjoy it.:D :D
  10. Casey Feedwater

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    Carl, you're a prince. And your reason for being gone beats mine by a long shot :p :)
  11. Tyson Rayles

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    Carl you are a nice guy, your friends are lucky to have you. :)
  12. Chessie

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    ;) Good job carl; you can never go wrong helping someone out.

    Mike