How many times have we, all of us, said Ouch, That's awful!, and ripped it out. Go For It, Gal. :cool:
Hi Osiris87, Welcome. Glad to have you on board, and happy to share knowledge.
Your forum name, Osiris, is curious as he was the ancient...
Steve, that photo is cool. Your photo imagination is expanding. Love It!
Hi Gunnar, welcome. Glad to have you on board. I salute Z Scale as your scale of choice. Though please look at the forums of other scales....
I'm thinking the high pitched whistle is from the plow. The plow has a cupola which leads me to think it probably is occupied.
Nice looking structure. I assume the station agent has an order for the approaching train.
That is real history for an Armstrong Tower. The Leverman was controlling NINE (9) turnouts and signals on his left hand pipe run alone. Can't see...
I suggest you ask this same question on the Amtrak Unlimited Forum, which discusses solely Amtrak related issues such as this.
I'm assuming they're 24" diameter pipes. So for HO use a soda straw which is about 1/4" in diameter. 24"/87=0.27"=~1/4".
A 1/6"-1/8" tube would be...
Shame the caboose was repainted in the McGinnis scheme. They were much prettier in the Minute Man scheme that I remember growing up.
Fascinating. Wonder if it may have been to keep the waiting area cooler in the summer, since heat rises with the windows open?????
When the SD-40s first came out years ago someone at Trains Magazine commented that they looked like a small kid with big tennis shoes. :D
Hi sweet lady, happy to be assured you still are in the land of the living. :D
Yes, the chimney roof area.
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Interesting architecture. What was the purpose of the raised roof section at the near end of the building? Or is that a defect in the photo?
Hi Roger, welcome. Glad you have joined us. Your photo shows lovely scenery. Thanks for sharing.
Hi Willem, welcome. Glad you have found us. Yes, you will learn, but you also will contribute because you will view problems and solutions from a...
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