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Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by doctorwayne, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    since I've had any new pictures to post, so please excuse my over-enthusiasm. With my usual apologies to TomPM, who provided the inspiration with his great run-bys, I present "the 71 car train".
    These are pictures from the camera that I got last April, but have been unable to view until now. Try to not fall asleep as the train passes.:rolleyes: :D

    The locomotives are modified Athearn SW-7's, and are based on the SW1200RS. All have been remotored with Mashima can motors.
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    EG&E flatcar - Walthers
    CPR reefer - Train Miniature
    CPR reefer - Tyco
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    CNR boxcars (2), CPR boxcar - Front Range
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    CB&Q boxcar - Front Range
    SP boxcar - Athearn
    CB&Q boxcar - Proto2000
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    M-K-T boxcar - McKean
    Reading boxcar - Front Range
    CNR boxcar - Athearn
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    ONR boxcar - Athearn
    NYC boxcar - Front Range
    CPR boxcar - Athearn
    CPR boxcar - Front Range
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    Wabash boxcar - Athearn
    GTW boxcar - Proto2000
    EG&E boxcar - Lionel
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    GTW, CNR (2) boxcars - Athearn
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    EG&E boxcars (3) - Athearn
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    EG&E boxcars (3) - Athearn
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    Southern boxcar - Athearn
    Erie boxcar - Proto2000
    DL&W boxcar -AHM
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    EG&E boxcars (3) - Athearn
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    EG&E boxcars (2) - Athearn
    TH&B boxcar - Accurail
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    TH&B boxcar - Accurail
    EG&E bulkhead gondola and boxcar - Athearn
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    EG&E boxcar - Athearn
    EG&E boxcars (2) - Lionel
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    EG&E covered hoppers (2) - MDC, (2) - Bowser
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    EG&E covered hoppers (2) - Bowser, (2) - Concor
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    EG&E covered hoppers (2) - Bowser, EG&E boxcar - Athearn
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    EG&E gondolas (2) - Concor
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    EG&E bulkhead gondola, EG&E boxcars (2) - Athearn
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    EG&E boxcar - Athearn
    CNR boxcar - McKean
    EG&E boxcar - Athearn
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    EG&E boxcar - Athearn
    CNR boxcar - Roco
    CNR boxcar - Athearn
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    CNR boxcar - Athearn
    CNR drop-bottom gondola - Red Caboose
    CNR hopper - Stewart
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    CNR hopper - Stewart
    CNJ boxcar - AHM
    B&O boxcar - McKean
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    Grand Valley caboose - Athearn
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    If you made it this far, thanks for taking the time to view this post.

    Wayne
  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    FALL ASLEEP, ARE YOU KIDING, THAT WAS GREAT!!!!!

    I loved the ALL THE AWSOME , FANTASTIC, AMAZING, and OUTSTOUNDING Weathering you have done and I love the loads in the gons.

    Thanks for sharing Wayne, I really enjoyed it :D :D :D :D :D :D
  3. Catt

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    But ,but ,but, but, but ,GRANDE VALLEY RAILWAY locos are either blue and yellow or burgandy and gray,not green and white.

    Oh your GRAND VALLEY RAILWAY. Nice pics Wayne,even if you did spell GRANDE wrong :D :D :D .
  4. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    Josh, Catt, thanks for taking the time to view my lengthy post. I think that I've inadvertently eliminated all of the folks on dial-up from seeing it. :oops:
    Catt, my Grand Valley is technically the Grand Valley Central, from the days in the 1920's when it was controlled by the New York Central, but all of the locals know it by its former name. Other than some locos and cabooses, the only equipment actually owned by the road is a few boxcars, a handful of stockcars, and about three dozen hoppers, most of which bear GVC reporting marks.
    Catt, care to comment? (Two more to go. ;) ) Just tryin' to help. :D :D

    Wayne
  5. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    Supurb Roll By!!!

    :eek: all i can say is...WOW!!!:eek: i am a dial-upper, so it took a while for this page to load but, IT WAS DEFIANTLY WORTH IT!!!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: I have NEVER, seen so many works of art on one page as i have here!;):D Wayne, i bow to YOUR weathering skills, TRULY OUTSTANDING WORK!:D i must admit, i feel a little green though:oops:, i have been into this hobby on and off for about 34yrs:D, but i cant recall seeing a gon with bulkheads on them before:oops:, i thought those were real neat;). the EG&E cars were my favorites!:thumb:

    ONE BEEF THOUGH WAYNE...
    As i was sitting here enjoying EVERY pic that came up, since you are from Canada i fully expected to see cars from your own road, Canadian and eastern roads too;). Suddenly, i seen an SP box:eek:, now i am thinking "Hmm, out of 71 cars, SURELY there has to be a UP BOX!;)", after all i just seen an SP:thumb:. but as the pics were nearing the end, sweat was starting to roll down my head...hey, where is the UP?:eek:...out of 71 cars...NO UP?:eek: Wayne, i STRONGLY FEEL there SHOULD have been at least ONE UP in the consist!tooth1 I STRONGLY FEEL this matter of GREAT IMPORTANCEtooth1 should be rectified in future large consists such as this;)tooth1. (announce1 OK, JUST RELAX FOLKS:D, i was TOTALLY having fun with Wayne:D)

    FANTASTIC ROLL BY WAYNE!:thumb: I TOTALLY ENJOYED IT!!!:D THANKS!:D -Deano
  6. cnw1961

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    WOW, that’s what I call a consisit. :) I am a fan of those old switchers and your SWs are really nice. I like this paint scheme. The weathering of your cars is outstanding. This wasn’t boring at all. Thanks for sharing. BTW, I really thought of asking you why we hadn’t seen any new pics of your layout for quite a while :D .
  7. Biased turkey

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    I thought the TH&B boxcars were yellow ? I purchesed a Life-Like TH&B 40 ' boxcar and caboose, they both are black and yellow. Should I sue Life-Like ?
  8. tetters

    tetters Rail Spiking Fool!

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    HA! Just kidding. That was cool. :thumb:
  9. steamhead

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    Wow...!!! 71 cars...!!! Now that's a train. Great job...Hope the little SW's didn't get too tuckered out...!!! Let's have s'more...!!
  10. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    Thanks for all of the kind remarks, guys, I'm glad that the length of the post didn't deter you from viewing.:thumb:
    BT, the TH&B's yellow and black boxcars first appeared in 1954, and the ones with the black and white herald date from 1960. There were some boxcar red ones around into the early '60's, but all were eventually repainted. Even one of the ex-NYC USRA doublesheathed boxcars, like the one pictured below, was repainted into the yellow and black scheme.
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    Wayne
  11. LoudMusic

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    Reminds me of the brown boxcar discussion from several months ago ...

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  12. cn nutbar

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    hi doc---glad to see you back on line---looks like your new camera is getting a good work-out---excellent pictures of very impressive rolling stock and motive power---if you need some helper service,the cn is always ready to oblige---keep those pictures coming,nutbar
  13. ejen34

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    Aaah Wayne, everytime you start a thread you raise the bar...especially like the rolling stock shots :thumb: Thank You!!
  14. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    Again, thanks to all for taking the time to view. :wave: :wave:

    Wayne
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    cn nutbar Member

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    hi everyone---great thread---here's one of those ex NYC USRA double sheathed bc's in the yellow and black paint scheme---it's a walther's product right out of the box

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  16. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    Whoa!! That one better come for a visit and a little weathering.;)
    Actually, that Walthers car is from the same Train Miniature dies as my boxcar red version, pictured a couple of posts previously. :D Mine has been "doctored" a bit.

    Wayne
  17. Biased turkey

    Biased turkey Active Member

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    Thanks for the info about the TH&B boxcars.
  18. CCT70

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    BORED?!

    NO WAY! That rocked! :wave:

    I LOVE those switch engines. What is the year (era) of your layout? 1960? I decided on 1962 on my layout, as I want to run Alco S-1's and S-4's and SW-7's. THESE are my inspiration for EMD switchers. Thanks for posting these, I look forward to more!

    Tom
    (Photo whore)
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    doctorwayne Active Member

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    Usually my layout is set in the 1930's, and there are lots of pictures of it around the Gauge. My original plan was for three eras, '30's, '50's, and '70's, but I've sold off almost all of the '70's stuff, and some of the things from the fifties. The diesels on the train were introduced in 1958, I think, so I guess this sequence happened then.;) That also allows me to run RS-11's:
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    an S-4:
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    an FPA-4:
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    an NW-2:
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    an RS-3:
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    a GP7:
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    and a GP9:
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    Wayne
  20. Iron Goat

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    AWESOME!!! (As always...) Great job on the 71 car train, and those BEE-U-TEE-FUL NW-2's.

    Bob :thumb: