Route 66's around the ceiling adventure

Route 66 Jun 25, 2008

  1. Route 66

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    Still Running

    Well they are still running with no problems,still collecting rolling stock when I see things at a good price possibily planning to go outdoors after the summer passes decided that I would use Stainless steel for my track needs. The track is pricey but planning on running DC. I found my depot G limited addition Coor's Golden at a local show for $49.95
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  2. Route 66

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    Reasonably priced (new old Stock)

    I picked one of these cars up for $21.00 plus $15.00 shipping for a grand total of $36.00 I don't know anywhere else you could find any reefer or boxcar for that price I've seen used beat up stuff at shows for $25.00 that stirups and grab irons broken off not to mention buggered up coupler conversions, granted it might not be your road name or even be prototypical but for $36.00 you have something new(NOS) to run in the garden or this could be stripped and re-lettered I mean undecs you can buy for the same price as lettered ones from the manufacture for say around $65.00 plus another $15.00 for shipping on a good day!
    I have plans on painting and re-lettering cars oneday, and this would be the way to go.

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  3. Route 66

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    What's been going on update

    I found another repaint donor $11.00 plus shipping $29.00

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    I recieved an undecorated reefer the other day waiting on the paint to dry,ya know that is a hard thing to do,not touch it!! I aslo found a piggyback NOS pristine even the box and outer sleeve were mint didn't really get a deal as price goes but than again something that is 15yrs old and someone bought ,saved and offered up for sale I don't mind somethings are hard to come by so for all you collectors out there Thank-you for storing and offering them up for sale!! one happy guy here..

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    I know this site was down last weekend for maintenance but The large scale show in KS must not have been that exciting not very much reported on certain forums and for that matter since I'm an N scaler also Hershey convention must have been a bust seems like one module got more press than the show,other forums are discussing that the fire scene the fire fighting equipment will get crushed in the building walls fall down. so it must have been a dull show? Where is Mr John Sing reporting(n scale) when he goes to convention he shoots some footage!! On another note I have to start collecting some track for outdoors The Stainless steel,having secound thoughts alot of money lets just say the RR won't be as large have to start slow and add on as finances permit.
     
  4. Route 66

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    I found another piggyback I have wanted, Union ice, NOS This will also be run.. Very happy to aquire one of these.

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  5. Flash Blackman

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    Very nice cars. Good deal on the prices, too.
     
  6. Route 66

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    Prices

    Flash,
    The piggybacks were hundred a piece (NOS) cost plus shipping but the upside is that when they made say 15yrs ago I wasn't running G scale so thanks to a collector or accumulater they were new old stock passed onto a greatful recipient so the price to me is well worth the storage and care taken by the previous owner of these cars,Some would say thay hate those collectors because they drive up prices but guess what? we create that market by our needs or wants,at the end of the day I'm happy getting these cars..
     
  7. Route 66

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    I found a couple more new old stock(NOS) Piggybacks that I have added to my stable these have never been removed from their boxes and still have the plastic bag and seran wrap around trailer wheels

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  8. Route 66

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    More NOS

    Found another beer Reefer

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    They made a red and blue RCA car I found the blue one

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    Piggly Wiggly one I had never seen before produce by USAT for Woodland Station in 1990

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  9. Route 66

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    Mayflower moving

    I found some more piggybacks to add to my collection so when I build outside I will have rolling stock to run[​IMG]
     

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  10. Route 66

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    More NOS Reefers

    Here are a few more reefers I've accumulated

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  11. Route 66

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    NOS Piggybacks

    Some piggybacks also

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  12. BoxcabE50

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    Some classic names recalled on those cars. Have not seen a Piggly Wiggly store mentioned in ages....
     
  13. Route 66

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    The Piggy Wiggle car was done by USAT in 1990 for Woodland Station a limited run
     
  14. acptulsa

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    For Route 66's other G scale, around the ceiling adventure, eat at Ollie's Restaurant in West Tulsa.
     
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    Well I had to look it!! sounds like a great place to hang-out and eat

    Message from Ollie's Station:

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    • Breakfast & Lunch Buffets
    • Old Fashioned Soda Fountain
    • See Our Coupons In The Tulsa Directory
    *Soda Fountain - Ollie's Famous Buffets
    *Breakfast & Lunch Served All Day
    *Make It Ollie's for Special Events
    About Ollie's
    *People long for the food they grew up with. That's what Ollie's cuisine is all about. Our food is cooked & seasoned like Mom & Grandma would prepare it. We have a comfortable 'Mom & Pop' atmosphere. The old cafe style is enhanced by the railroad motif. Ten running trains from G-Scale to Z-Scale, rune the length of the dining room & through scale model cities & towns. Our walls & shelves abound with railroad memorabilia. Ollie's is located in old downtown Redfork on a corner that's been here since 1894. Railroads, oil wells and the famous Route 66 all merge at Redfork Corner to give young & old a touch of history & some of the best food in Oklahoma
     
  16. Route 66

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    M&M Diner Reefer

    Just Completed painting and lettering an Undecorated Reefer for the Railroad [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  17. FriscoCharlie

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    Looking good.

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  18. Hoot24

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    I see this is a fairly old thread, but I wanted to share my overhead G project that I completed this past spring. So much fun to design/build this from scratch.

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