No...I haven't jumped the train....

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by steamhead, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Its' just that I've been out of circulation for the last 3 days....Had a run-in with one "Dolly".....the hurricane, that is....:mrgreen:

    Power's been out at home since early Wednesday AM, and of course...No Gauge....:cry:

    Hopefully all will be restored by tomorrow...Need to get cracking on that layout....:wave:
  2. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    Glad to see you're high and dry, Gus.:thumb:
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Glad to hear that you are ok.
  4. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

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    Glad your ok. On the news it looks pretty beat up down there.

    Loren
  5. e-paw

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    It may be time for a back up generator???
  6. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I was wondering if any of our Texas friends might be dealing with Dolly. Glad to see you're up and running.
    Ralph
  7. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

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    Glad to hear that you have weathered Dolly, Gus. Welcome back to the Gauge.
  8. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Thanks for the well wishes....We made it through OK...Still without power...Looks like it might be SEVERAL more days in the dark. We're lucky though...Folks out at South Padre Island really got whacked, and a few miles north/northwest....

    Funny..I'd never seen rain falling horizontally.....That's what 80 MPH+ winds will do....

    No work on the layout this weekend....wall1
  9. cn nutbar

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    Hi Gus---Glad to hear that Dolly has moved on---my wife and I had been on vacation a few years ago in South Padre Island so the reports on the television really had an impact on us---hope everything is getting back on track---Nutbar
  10. doctorwayne

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    Glad to hear that you "weathered the storm", Gus. ;):-D

    Wayne
  11. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    Gus, i sure am glad all that happened to you was loosing power for awhile, sure it stinks, but it could have been much worse. i hope you get your power back soon:thumb: .
  12. jesso

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    Glad you are ok! Hope that it doesn't go on much longer for you.
  13. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Update....Power back on Saturday mid-day...!!! Got to work on layout Saturday PM and Sunday....:steamtrain:

    Only missing utility is cable TV..(which I don't watch much anyway) and the phone service is intermittent at best. So things are pretty much back to normal....

    Thanks to all that expressed concern...it was a pretty harrowing experience while it was going on....