The New Oakville Sub

Jim Reising Jun 23, 2008

  1. MK

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    Looks like the bowels of Grand Central NYC! :)
     
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    I keep my spaghetti hidden! :)
     
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    As it should be
     
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    I donno about you, but I eat my spaghetti. My wife makes great sauce, too! :D:D:p
     
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    Thanks to Scale Trains' 50% off sale I bought some new old power for the Sub...(in reality UP has many of these on dead lines or for sale).

    But of course they needed PTC to run on today's rails, so I added the standard UP antenna farm. The locos are - as all Scale Trains products have been - near perfect.

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    In addition to the N Scale Railroading cover and photo article, I've uploaded to YouTube a whole bunch of videos - this URL should get you started:



    You should be able to see the whole bunch without too much searching...
     
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  8. HemiAdda2d

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    Super nice, Jim!
     
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    Beautiful layout, really shows off N scale's strengths. By any chance is there a cab view video somewhere?
     
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    Nope. Never gone that direction...I s'pose it's a thought...
     
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    Looking good Jim! Videos are great!!

    -Mike
     
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    New addition to Oakville thanks to Iron Penguin's 3D printed roach coach.

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    "Roach Coach" love it !!!!!

    Wish I had a dollar for every time I eat breakfast or lunch from one of those ! (y)
     
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    We had a roach coach visit Boeing for breakfast and lunch, they did pretty good business until someone found live maggots in the ice. They stopped coming to the plant for awhile.

    Joe
     
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    The food truck is a neat addition. The line is too short, though!:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
  17. MK

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    He should drive it to a lake or river and sell bait and lunch! :D
     
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    Funny MK.

    In the Tulsa area that would be the Arkansas River and Lake Keystone.

    Joe
     
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    Other than JFRTM I've found another project. This is Villa La Paz near Keene CA. The prototype nestles near a horseshoe - which I happen to have available...But first I need to build it. This is the main building, there are
    two smaller satellite structures which I suspect were kitchen and laundry in the facilities' TB sanatorium days.

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    And of course it has an interior:

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    Now for some paint to block unwanted light, and more building.
     
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    Jim that building is stunning !!!!!
     

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