Meanwhile in PA :)

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by N Gauger, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    77railer & I ---- (I'm in the racing Jacket) goldtoth1

    77railer decided it would be neat to come visit me while he was visiting family in PA. He made the almost 2 hour trip down to see my layout in person and he actually made me drive him around a 20 square mile area chasing trains. :D :D :D

    ok - he just asked politely sign1

    I decideed it would be interesting to take him to my "best viewing areas" where we were gauranteed a lot of good pics.

    This pic is at the station, where I grew up (5 blocks away).

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  2. Dave Flinn

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    Geez. You guys blocked the sight of the tracks. We could've missed a train!
  3. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    LOL yeah - there was an entire train bhind me! :D :D
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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    We decided to chase down some trains & document them for prosperity. 77railer never sees these trains where he is - because they don't go that far south. These all stop in DC.

    The Acela.....

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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    We saw some "Local SEPTA commuter rail service" MU cars......

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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    And the Amtrak "Metroliner (Acela Service)" trains.....

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  7. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    as always in these parts - there were planes flying above us. We decided to go to the airport & see a few land :)

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    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    So, all in all, it was a great few hours spent, on a nice winter day - in PA :D :D :D

    It's always nice to meet & Spend a bit of time with a fellow Gauge member :) :) :)
  9. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    I couldn't agree with you more. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    Second to this would be to spend time with a fellow modeler, even though they weren't on the Gauge,sign1 sign1
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    Ridley Park station will never be the same after that picture! :rolleyes: :D
  11. jim currie

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    neat rail pics with the except for the last one:D :D
  12. Chessie6459

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    Looks like you two had a great time.
  13. brakie

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    Looks you guys had a very nice time! bounce7
  14. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    It was the jacket you were wearing....
    He thought you'd get him around town fast!
  15. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    LOL:D :D :D
  16. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    That's what the Policeman said - a year ago - when I ran the Stop Sign :) I see from your jacket that you are a racing fan... ..

    He let me go..... too! :)
  17. 77railer

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    It was a great time. Mikey was very nice to show me his layout and take me train hunting. That accela train comes out of no where. Im so used to hearing the train coming with a rumbling sound but there was no sound with these puppies. And fast. Those things were hauling, on AC no doubt,lol. I learned alot about the area and its history thanks to a great guy and one of the best Gauge members....thanks again Mikey.



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  18. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    :D :D Thanks!!! It was great that you could find the time to stop by while you were in PA :) Glad you enjoyed all those fast trains :)