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  • by Scott Suleski 7 minutes ago
    I have box cars from 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998. The  Christmas bobber caboose and the 1996 Christmas caboose. They...  more
  • by Joe Zullo 2 hours ago
    Ken Brunt said:
     
    https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1326497347882
  • by " Rooster " 2 hours ago
    David Marconi,FOGCH said:  and some under carriage details.
     
    SWEET ...so you are removing the side skirts then!
  • by Cliff Jennings 3 hours ago
    Just an absolutely gorgeous scene, especially in the evening with the lights. 
    Amazing job, Jim!
  • by Chris Brancato 4 hours ago
    Very impressive! Keep up the good work and the pictures coming with updates.
  • by Gary Armitstead 5 hours ago
    During the build of this turnout, I used MasterCam to try various designs for the switch stand and the throw bar mechanism. Thes...  more
  • by Todd Brody 6 hours ago
    Thanks.
     
    Do you think it would be difficult to run a pair of wires out of the block for a motor contact?  I only need...  more
  • by Mike Wlez 6 hours ago
    Finally got some cooler weather in Chicagoland. This spring and summer was brutal with all the rain and humidity. First run sinc...  more
  • by Bob McCown 8 hours ago
    Yup.  Once I got the cab roof off it was easy enough to sort out.  I popped the 1:20 figure out of its seat. Looking t...  more
  • by Greg Elmassian 9 hours ago
    True... I was using the term "circuit breakers" in quotes because that term normally means a mechanical device to me, and all th...  more
  • by Ken Brunt 11 hours ago
    Looks as if it was a bit chilly up there, too......................
  • by Gary Buchanan, FOG 12 hours ago
    A method of cleaning out the accumulation of cinders out of the smoke box ? Looks like on that locomotive getting into it to cle...  more
  • by Ric Golding 13 hours ago
    Great pics!  I knew they were out there.  Thanks for posting.  If you notice, you can see "hurricane clouds" in s...  more
  • by Ross Mansell 17 hours ago
    Crikey..that lot looks hernia making!
  • by John Caughey Sat at 11:43 PM
    I love that stretch of the road  
     
  • by Bill Barnwell Sat at 2:01 PM
       Made 1 and maintained it for Dunn's toys and hobbies for several years, ran a LGB 2017 with powered tender 3-4axel ...  more
  • by E. Paul Austin Sat at 11:14 AM
    Doug:  Find some one with the NMRA Data Sheets from way back.  They had the info on Street Car trackage and track layo...  more
  • by Bruce Chandler Sat at 8:11 AM
    Shay is sold!     Updated the original entry to add some pictures and a few more details.
  • by Ric Golding Sat at 7:12 AM
    R.J. DeBerg said:
    Rick need to head to Diamond Head in Jan and join us for some good finger burning time.  Later RJD
    Hey RJ...  more
  • by David Maynard Sat at 7:03 AM
    I went to the optimist, and he said that I don't need glasses.
  • by Jon Radder Fri at 10:56 PM
    Very cool Ray
  • by Dan Gilchrist Fri at 8:56 PM
    Todd Brody said:
     
    To such things as Rooster "going on the lamb."
    Means Rooster tried to go vegetarian and failed.
     
  • by John Caughey Fri at 8:36 PM
    Sweet! Looks spouse pleasing.
  • by Rex Ammerman Fri at 8:01 PM
    Greg,
         As far as Aristo Parts. If anyone is looking for some Parts for Aristocraft Pacific's !  I have a...  more
  • by Chris Kieffer Fri at 2:49 PM
    Looking good Shawn
  • by Greg Elmassian Fri at 2:19 PM
    Yep, concur, for reading novels ok... but you cannot speed read formulas, and they do not come in phrases. My first exposure was...  more
  • by Greg Elmassian Fri at 1:45 PM
    Talked to Dave, my guess is that the handrail paint was not completely cured, so pretty much welded into the hold.
     
    I know...  more
  • by John Caughey Thu at 11:22 PM
    Shane Stewart said:
    That's correct John. If you burn off an axle, they might get you over the bridge, but anything more serious ...  more
  • by " Rooster " Thu at 7:00 PM
     May I ask if it's ok to copy the Nathan K5LA horns that LGB made for their Genesis series locomotives since they are no lo...  more
  • by Shane Stewart Thu at 12:15 PM
    Thanks Sean,
     
    John nailed it. They are plastic, so I can drill out the ends for piping and mounting hardware. They have a ...  more