1. JohnK58

    JohnK58 New Member

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    Hello!

    New N-scaler here (although my involvement with N goes back to the mid-80s for me, and exposure to the early days of Arnold Rapido when my brother and i shared a circular layout pulled by an SF FP-9 and 4 shortie passenger cars

    Primarily model New Haven along with NYC, AMTRAK Northeast, and dabbling with Finger Lakes

    John K
     
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  2. Hytec

    Hytec TrainBoard Supporter

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    Hi John, Welcome, Happy to have you on board. Not only are you in N-Scale, but you also are modeling my neck of the woods. I grew up in Bedford Hills on the NYC Harlem Division, just 15 miles from the Hudson Division, where my mother and I would watch engines change at Harmon, juice/steam. I also used to go to Stamford in the early 50's and watch the NH run EP-4s and boxcabs...beautiful. Jim (Fitz) grew up in Glens Falls on the Mohawk Division about the same time. So between the two of us, we'll be happy to fill in whatever blanks you might have, even if it is "ancient history". :rolleyes:
     
  3. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Staff Member

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    Welcome John. I still have some of my old Arnold Rapido stuff too.
     
  4. acptulsa

    acptulsa TrainBoard Member

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    Howdy do?

    A Santa Fe FP-9? SMH. Not that I can say much, I had an F-M C-Liner in the same colors.

    How did we survive all that misinformation we were fed during our impressionable youth?
     
  5. Eagle2

    Eagle2 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Welcome aboard, John.
     
  6. bremner

    bremner Staff Member

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    Welcome to Trainboard
     
  7. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Welcome to TrainBoard!
     
  8. JimJ

    JimJ Staff Member

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    Welcome aboard! I'm an HO guy but I do dabble in N and On30. N scale has enjoyed a huge leap in quality over the years.
     
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  9. fitz

    fitz Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Welcome aboard, John.
     
  10. gjslsffan

    gjslsffan Staff Member

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    Welcome to Trainboard!
     
  11. Ironhorseman

    Ironhorseman Staff Member

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    I'm a little late, but I'll add my welcome to Trainboard too, John. :)
     
  12. WFOJeff

    WFOJeff TrainBoard Supporter

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    Hello John and welcome aboard!
     

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