Weekly Photo Fun of The Week:9/28

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by eightyeightfan1, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

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    Tom: Looks like a very busy little town...:thumb:
    Steve: Coo pic, looks like you were standing trackside when you took it...:thumb:
    Ed: Cool pics ..I like the 2nd one, nice looking steamer, looks real..:thumb:
    Work Extra 3507 heading out for some track work.
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  2. brakie

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    Jeffery,Now thats slow! :thumb:
  3. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I sure enjoy these threads! Great variety of pics! Some day I'll have to get into the 21st century and get a digital video capacity!

    I'm posting an older photo of my car float operation that used to have a mid- division engine servicing area next to it. Over time I found I needed those tracks as a yard to support the float so I moved the locomotive service area.
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  4. jeffrey-wimberl

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    I now have a DCC equipped Athearn GP50 running on my layout. My neighbors son traded me his GP50 for my RS3 SP Black Widow. I wasted no time sticking a NCE Silent Running decoder in the GP50. Here's some pics taken during the conversion and a video showing the testing being done afterwards.

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  5. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Ed
    That is one sweet looking steamer!

    Jeffery
    Cool video!

    Scott
    Nice looking CP unit!

    Deano
    Great lash-up!

    Gary
    Cool Lackawannas!

    CNJ999
    Great looking passenger train!

    Herc
    Neat KCS loco!

    Chessie4155
    Nice shot! Those handrails look a little worse for wear!

    Bryantm
    Nice SP loco and shot!

    Chessie4155
    Cool coal drag power!

    Jeffery
    Neat KCS poking out there!

    Tom
    Great layout shots!

    Jeffery
    Neat shot!

    Larry
    Cool!

    Steve
    Great going away shot!

    Jeffery
    Cool a contest!

    Ed
    Great looking steamers!

    Chessie4155
    Like the B&O unit!

    Ralph
    Cool car float!

    Jeffery
    Nice work!
  6. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

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  7. chessie4155

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    Todays Local power, NW2 B&O 9504..
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  8. tomkat13

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  9. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Chessie4155
    Nice switcher! I like the bubbling paint!

    Tomkat
    Those are some great loads! I really like open door boxcar!
  10. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Here is a moody shot of the engine facilities I referred to above...empty and awaiting dismantlement.
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    Ralph
  11. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Ralph
    Cool mood!
  12. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Here are some shots of the back of the Cement Distributor

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  13. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Nifty scene Tom! I like the way you converted that old caboose into an office. The little details really make it come alive! Nice weathering on the "office" as well.
    Ralph
  14. jeffrey-wimberl

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    I got some electrical tape and redid the DCC job on the GP50 today.

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    I devised a way to get rid of the heat developed by the motor and decoder. I took the dynamic brake housing off the shell and used my Dremel tool to open up the top of the shell. I then cut the grills out of the sides of the dynamic brake housing. Now the top of the shell doesn't heat up after the loco has been running for a while.

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    Ralph: Cool shot...kinda scary, just in time for halloween..:thumb:
    Tompm: Well done...excellent detailing and weathering..:thumb:
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    Love the mood! Say, if you haven't taken these guys down yet, you should move them to your new engine facility. That should save some time, effort and money on your facilities.
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    A couple of boxcars have been spotted at the Warehouse.
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  18. jeffrey-wimberl

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  19. Herc Driver

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    Pair of GP20's

    Caught these guys in the sunshine going around the curve...

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  20. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Interesting technique Jeffrey. I wonder if you could install some micro mesh in that vent and get a great look while actually venting the heat?

    Chessie, your pic makes me want to detail the inside of some of my box cars.

    Herc, looks like it was a great day to photograph in the sun. :) I have to say I've always liked that blue and yellow SF scheme. Does it have a nickname like the silver and red being the "Warbonnet" scheme?