Weekly Foto Phun Week of Nov. 2 2007

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  1. nolatron

    nolatron Member

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    Assembled my new Walthers Water Tower. Stills need painting.
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    The helix is making it's way up. It's actually turning out pretty good. Depending on the train, a double header will be needed, but I think it'll work out.
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    And this morning I got the basics down for the staging yard. Mainly so I can have some different types of trains to run up the helix with for testing.
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  2. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

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    Steve:Thats terrible.:cry: So that story about Columbus is made up!:eek:

    Shaun: That is one cool looking water tower. I might have to get one of those:thumb: Good luck with the Helix.

    Great pics Everyone::thumb: Keep em comin!!

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  3. doctorwayne

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    A view from the right-hand seatbox:

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    Wayne
  4. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Another fine thread o' pics! Thanks everyone! Nazgul, those are startling photos of destruction!

    My contribution is an A-B combination of Penn Central F units leading a mixed freight past the tail end of a KP&W drag heading the opposite way at West Mill. The aggregate plant at Marion can be seen up above in the distance.
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  5. mooreway

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    Here is a picture of a 1:20.3 ( G scale) Logging railroad M.O.W. train I built a year or so back from Ozark Miniatures flat car kits. It is pictured on my friends Red Rock Railway.

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  6. Sarge_7

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    Here is a long forgotten project that is being resurrected. It is a Cary E-6 shell on a Hobbytown drive. Everything still works too.:mrgreen:

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  7. TrainNut

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    I just posted these in another thread but if you don't mind, I'll post them here as well... I just finished this section of my layout. This place started out as a mom n pop place but ma makes a killer bowl of chili and before long, they had to expand and add the dining car to accomodate the Friday night crowds. Rumor has it that the Z car club wants to start holding a little car show here every weekend. I'll post pictures if they ever get around to it.

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  8. TomPM

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    Steve
    Yikes!

    Shaun
    Nice progress shots!

    Chessie4155
    Sweet line-up!

    Wayne
    Great shot!

    Ralph
    Nice meet!

    Mooreway
    Neat looking cars!

    Sarge_7
    Looking forward to seeing some progress shots!

    Trainnut
    Cool eatery and nice looking Amtrak!
  9. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    I finished weathering 8 boxcars. My Lehigh & New England U23B locos were brought into service to break the boxcars in along with a few other cars.

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    Atlas U23B; Undecorated; Lehigh & New England: Custom painted and decaled

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    Atlas U23B; Undecorated; Lehigh & New England: Custom painted and decaled

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    Athearn RTR 40’ Horizontal Ribbed Boxcar; Milwaukee; Owned by a friend

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    Bev-Bel/Athearn 50’ Double Door Boxcar; Seaboard Coast Line/Family Lines
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Accurail 50’ Exterior Post Boxcar; Lehigh Valley

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    Accurail 40’ Boxcar; Penn Central

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    Athearn RTR 50’ Superior Door Boxcar; Norfolk & Western

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    Atlas Trainman 50’-6” ACF Boxcar; Ashley Drew & Northern
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Atlas Trainman 50’-6” ACF Boxcar; Ashley Drew & Northern

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    Atlas 60’ ACF Auto Parts Boxcar; Chessie System – B&O

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    Atlas 60’ ACF Double Door Auto Parts Boxcar; Western Maryland

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    MDC/Roundhouse kit NE Caboose; Undecorated; Lehigh & New England: Custom painted and decaled
  12. chessie4155

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    Tompm: Awsum rollby:thumb: great weathering job too:thumb:
  13. UP SD40-2

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    CNWman, NICE SHOT of your State of Maine reefer:thumb:

    Charlie, FANTASTIC PIC of that SP!!!:thumb: , i hope you don't mind that i saved it:smilie: .

    Steve:wav: , hey, DON'T put an APB out on me:eeki: , cripes, i have enough problems, don't need the law involved:toug::119: . your first pic is AWESOME!:thumb: , the others are kinda sad:frowns: , but am looking forward to your NEW project:winki::mrgreen: .

    Shaun, WOW!!!:eeki: , looks like your really making some GREAT progress:thumb:

    Mark, GREAT SHOT!!!:thumb::thumb::mrgreen:

    Wayne, AWESOME SHOT!!!:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Ralph, i REALLY like that shot:thumb: , your layout is slap AWESOME, i wish you would do a layout tour of it:winki::mrgreen: .

    mooreway, EXCELLENT JOB on the MOW cars:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Sarge, cant wait to see the progress on the E6:thumb: . the headlight denotes its a very early model:winki: , an exact match to UP's 3-M-1 and 8-M-1:winki::mrgreen: .

    TrainNut, FANTASTIC JOB on the restaurant:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Tom, GREAT ROLL-BY!!!:thumb::thumb::thumb: the weathering is OUTSTANDING!:thumb::mrgreen:

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  14. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

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    Deano: Cool pics..Is #2142 a non DB GP38? with a slant nose?
  15. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    your 100% correct Mark:mrgreen: , its NON DB and has the 88 hood:thumb: . its a rare engine in my collection, the ONLY EMD hood unit i have without DB:winki: . interesting fact, UP also had/has a few SD38's without DB too, they are NOW used as UPY's(yard engines):winki: .
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  16. jesso

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    Great pictures everyone!!!

    When we were coming back from the train show, we stopped at the Utah Railway yard and saw quite a few engines sitting there.
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  17. Nomad

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    Scott, what is Savage?

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  18. b28_82

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    Yesterday I managed to make it to the Maricopa Live Steamers northwest of Phoenix since Sunday they give free rides to the public.

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    That's my "running" for the weekend.
  19. TrainNut

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    I was trying to make it out there yesterday as well but by the time my littlest one woke up from his nap, it was too late. What'ja think of that ride? ...15 minutes out and 15 minutes back for a 30 minute ride. They've got nearly 14 miles of track out there now.
  20. jesso

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    I found their website where it says: "Savage is a Creative Solutions company that develops and operates (i) materials management systems, (ii) transportation systems and (iii) related facilities, tailored to meet each customer's unique needs."

    I'm still not quite sure what they do. :confused: