February 3rd, 2012, 03:58 PM #1
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Weekend Photo Fun February 3, 2012
Some passenger power and some freight power.
Con Cor DL-109s
Life Like E8 with a "Nose Job" to make it look better.
My home made FTs that I had finished about six months prior to MT and IM both announcing that they were going to make them in N scale. Only the A unit is powered.
Russell Straw, Sugar Land Route
February 3rd, 2012, 05:25 PM #2
Cool pics. I especially like the "nose job".Mopac forever - Slay the Ultimate Predator
My pics http://www.trainboard.com/railimages.../1/ppuser/5214
Van Buren Sub http://www.trainboard.com/grapevine/...t=mopac+layout
February 3rd, 2012, 10:47 PM #3
They sure do look smart.
My ex Santa Fe SD26 purchased by Guilford Rail
Atlas loco weathered with oils.
MikeModelling New England - MEC, B & M, D & H and Guilford - in H0
February 3rd, 2012, 11:48 PM #4Mike
My RailImages album
THANKS TO SIGGIE MASTA FOR THE GREAT AVATAR
If your addictted to N Scale, just smile & remember, you too are insane! :wink:
February 4th, 2012, 12:57 AM #5
Santa Fe Manifest on the high bridge.
F units on the refueling rack.
Another Santa Fe Local in Watrous, New MexicoModeling Santa Fe circa the mid 50's on the La Junta Sub.
February 4th, 2012, 03:18 PM #6
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A photo of my motorcycle shop
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February 4th, 2012, 05:23 PM #7
Great shots, all. Geep_fan, what scale is your layout?
For me, slowing making progress, N scale Santa Fe U30CGs using Minitrix N scale shell, will go on Kato U30C / C30-7 mechanisms:
More details in: http://www.trainboard.com/grapevine/...ix-U30CG/page7
Modeling the Santa Fe's 'Peavine Line' from Ash Fork AZ to Phoenix AZ in the 50's/60's
February 4th, 2012, 05:31 PM #8
All the shots are HO, but none of those are my layout. One is my local club, and the last 2 are Bob Foltz's Santa Fe New Mexico Division.Modeling Santa Fe circa the mid 50's on the La Junta Sub.
February 5th, 2012, 05:55 AM #9
Good stuff everyone, as usual. Here's my Rio Grande Challenger with a westbound freight crossing the Deer Creek Viaduct partway up Yuba Pass. The loco is an old Westside brass import and can haul anything you want to put behind it, even on this 2.2% grade. Even with a 36" radius on the bridge, the overhang is something else, LOL!
February 5th, 2012, 06:58 AM #10
We have a member that models D&RGW down at our club. Majority of his engines are older brass large steamers. Whenever we do track work, we always have him bring down equipment for the exact reason you mentioned. If the brass steamers make it through, anything will. We did have one case with a large 4-8-4 that make its own extension to a plaster tunnel portal when the cylinders swung out on a 42" radius curve.Modeling Santa Fe circa the mid 50's on the La Junta Sub.
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