SHOW US YOUR MISSOURI-ILLINOIS SPECIAL RUN CAR!

FriscoCharlie Mar 7, 2013

  1. Eagle2

    Eagle2 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Keith, the series was numbered 96550-96749. Just about any MP freight car set should do you, as the reporting marks seem (to me) to have been fairly standard in type-style.
     
  2. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Staff Member

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    I just photo shopped the image to change the numbers so far. All three are still 96599. I have some MoPac decals from Oddballs that I plan to use eventually.
     
  3. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Wowee wow wow!
     
  4. bdennis

    bdennis TrainBoard Member

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    Very cool looking car!... Nice work
     
  5. SecretWeapon

    SecretWeapon TrainBoard Member

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    WOW! That weathered car looks cool. Maybe the next car can come weathered. I know I buy one almost every month.
    Anyway, behind the diner & thru the trees, look what I see.
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  6. SteamDonkey74

    SteamDonkey74 TrainBoard Supporter

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    I used a borrowed camera tonight (forgot my shiny new one) so I apologize for the out of focus, but here's one up at Portland Area N-Trak, on a quick Milwaukee Road move.


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  7. fifer

    fifer TrainBoard Supporter Advertiser

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    Well I finally got mine after a slight detour of my own doing so thought I would share as many have.

    [video=youtube;v0HhRMh_p4k]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0HhRMh_p4k[/video]

    Mike
     
  8. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Very cool, Mike!!! :)
     
  9. fifer

    fifer TrainBoard Supporter Advertiser

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    Thanks Buddy !

    Mike
     
  10. Philip H

    Philip H TrainBoard Member

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    Mike that car is WAY TOO CLEAN! At least in comparison to the covered hopper behind it (which looks fantastic FWIW).
     
  11. fifer

    fifer TrainBoard Supporter Advertiser

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    I hear you but I only had about 5 spare minutes last night to do anything about that.:uhoh:


    Mike
     
  12. fritch

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    This old car isn't quite a weathered but is still generating revenue for the short line.

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  13. bdennis

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    Trainboard MI Car first run on the D&H.JPG

    The MI car has arrived on the D&H and has been pressed into service.
    Now I need to photograph the car and make a car card for it.

    Nice work guys..!
     
  14. FriscoCharlie

    FriscoCharlie Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Woo hoo! Glad it made the trip.

    Charlie
     
  15. Eagle2

    Eagle2 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    A special train for a special run... MI_Car.jpg
     
  16. fifer

    fifer TrainBoard Supporter Advertiser

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    Now there is a very deserving combo!

    Mike
     
  17. rockgp40

    rockgp40 New Member

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    Uh oh, because of the Rock's deteriorating infrastructure, the underside (not seen) has seen some damage and has been bad ordered and shoved by Rock switcher #777 in for service.

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    I know, I know, I already posted this car's arrival here on the Rock Island. I couldn't help myself.
     
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  18. NotchHill

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    I parked the car on my favourite scene on one of my T-TRAK modules which is also my layout. Getting loaded with lumber for a return trip to the USA. M-I car being loaded.jpg
     
  19. fifer

    fifer TrainBoard Supporter Advertiser

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    Nice John , Mike
     
  20. Teditor

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    Some shots of the car in Toowoomba, QLD, Australia at the Toowoomba Heritage Royal Show, loaded with Showbags no doubt. 100_8335.jpg 100_8338.jpg
     

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