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    • April 16, 2020 2:52 PM EDT
    • Rooster ' said:
      Bruce Chandler said:
      Steve Featherkile said:

      Rats, I was planning to attend. 

      Steve only plans to attend cancelled events.   You need to come in October, Steve.   Nobody will breathe on you.

       

       

      If Steve is coming I'm in just so I can breathe on him !

      Only if you use a breath mint, Roos.

    • April 12, 2020 11:27 AM EDT
    • Matt Russell said:

      Just like we said Andy, stay safe! See you soon. 

      Once we are back to abnormal, you will have to come by and see "andy's racetrack".  It is almost done. You always said Jane had you on a 10 year plan for your railroad, I'm guessing that I'm about the 100 year mark.  

      No, Matt...   I had the 10 year plan, Jane wanted to make it a 2 year plan...

      Hope the ""raceway"" is double tracked so my loco's can pass yours....    

       

    • April 11, 2020 10:37 PM EDT
    • Just like we said Andy, stay safe! See you soon. 

      Once we are back to abnormal, you will have to come by and see "andy's racetrack".  It is almost done. You always said Jane had you on a 10 year plan for your railroad, I'm guessing that I'm about the 100 year mark.  

    • April 11, 2020 8:05 PM EDT
    • Bruce Chandler said:
      Steve Featherkile said:

      Rats, I was planning to attend. 

      Steve only plans to attend cancelled events.   You need to come in October, Steve.   Nobody will breathe on you.

       

       

      If Steve is coming I'm in just so I can breathe on him !

    • April 11, 2020 5:17 PM EDT
    • Steve Featherkile said:

      Rats, I was planning to attend. 

      Steve only plans to attend cancelled events.   You need to come in October, Steve.   Nobody will breathe on you.

    • April 11, 2020 4:44 PM EDT
    • Andy Clarke said:

      The May 2020 Operations session is cancelled due to CV-19..

      I had to do a double take when you said CV-19. To this old Vietnam era Navy vet that would be the aircraft carrier USS Hancock!  

       

       

    • April 11, 2020 12:00 PM EDT
    • Rats, I was planning to attend. 

    • April 10, 2020 8:15 AM EDT
    • As I said in the email, probably the best thing to do.  This is all going to get back to a new normal.  Never thought I'd look forward to the heat of Summer.

    • April 9, 2020 7:29 PM EDT
    • I will patiently wait for the stimulus check you owe ME!

    • April 9, 2020 7:28 PM EDT
    • Andy Clarke said:

      The May 2020 Operations session is cancelled due to CV-19..

       

      It all sucks dad but now more than ever would be a good time to pony up a $1 and send the CV the $20 you owe it!

    • April 9, 2020 5:53 PM EDT
    • The May 2020 Operations session is cancelled due to CV-19..

       

    • February 8, 2020 10:53 AM EST
    • Rick, so far on my RR I have MV Sandoval Distributing, Beer and Liquor.  Box and refer cars, Routing would be Babs River Railway BRR Outer Main, west siding to BNSF Phoenix, AZ to destination. Abrasives & Equipment Sand Blasting media, and related equipment. Covered hopper cars, boxcars BRR Inner Track, North siding to UP to destination. Calebs Equipment Co. heavy equipment and and warehouse equipment. Flat and depressed center cars, BRR Turtle Rock sub, to BNSF inbound equipment mostly. I hope this is close to what you are looking for. Contact freight manager at Babs River Railway if more information is needed. Sincerely Pete Lassen Babs River Railway . Freight manager, chief of Operations, Conductor, yard operations supervisor.

    • February 6, 2020 2:23 PM EST
    • Have used car-card waybills for over 30 years, makes "operations" more enjoyable. When I worked on the railroad (NYC-PC-CR) I would print train consist on trains operating between Chicago/St Louis and New York/Boston. That would give me access to origins both east and west of where I lived. I would make up a waybill for loads coming from somewhere off my rr to customers on my rr, also a destination for products originating on my rr. I also send & receive traffic from friends layouts. I also have waybills for traffic operating from my basement HO layout to me outdoor rr. Making up waybills I find to be very interesting.    Since I model in the mid 60's, if a waybill i found was billed lets say via UP, I would check out city of origin and then use my Official Guide to determine if that car on the UP was back then coming via the SP, MP, WP, CNW, or UP

    • February 2, 2020 9:39 PM EST
    • Korm,

      I got it figured out.

    • February 1, 2020 9:37 AM EST
    • dear Frere Fred,

      without wanting to be disrespectfull to my elders, may i repeat from above:

      Korm's world is in a paralell universe.

       

      so, please don't take everything, i write on behalf of the Southern & Gulf RR at face value.

      in this - our - universe, i even would like to visit places like your railroad empire, if it weren't for the disfortunate ban of tobacco on airplanes.

       

      yours truly etc., etc...

    • February 1, 2020 9:18 AM EST
    • I remind young Korm, that Montreal, in the Province of Quebec, is in Canada, and is populated by a range of ethic cultures, we Canadians are rather proud of. French speaking Canadians , are not known as "Frenchies"...They are one of our true founding races, here in North America.

           If your railroad is seeking interchange privileges, please show respect.  You can find interchange places, all along our hopefully friendly US/Canadian  border, from the east coast to West coast.  I suggest you find a railroad agent in The USofA, to help you plan a routing for any business you may have transporting to a place In Canada.   

            There are many Railroad Agents, who are members of this LSC group, that successfully transact interchange with the IPP&W/RP&M, and will gladly assist you, if needed. Young Mr. B. Chandler esq. (With an H) is a friendly example, representing a railroad in the USofA, along with being in the Bottled water and Sludge business.

        There are numerous railroads from deep into South America, that are connected indirectly to the Southern Mexican border, and with connecting railroads, through Mexico to the Southern US border.  This should aid your possible routing towards Canada.

    • February 1, 2020 8:57 AM EST
    • ....interchange with something that makes a connection to a railroad heading toward St. Louis, Missouri?

      Saint Louis???

      next you'll ask, if we trade with the Frenchies in Montreal too?

      (but i can tell you a secret: Lost Gulf is south of the Rio Grande...)

      the only connections are to the "Dutch Mule Line" in No Name City, comeing down from Marvin Ridge and to the plantation line (nicknamed "Cottonmouth R.R." after frequent, but unpaying passengers) to Tara junction.

      both narrow gauge (32mm Faller train)

       

      as one or two of you might have noticed, Korm's world is in a paralell universe.

    • February 1, 2020 8:57 AM EST
    • Correction made, Bruce....my mistake.  I hope no feeling were hurt...

        Fred

    • February 1, 2020 8:51 AM EST
    • Fred Mills. said:

      Suggested waybill destination/industry:

            Candler's Crystal Clear Bottled Water, and Hazardous waste plant.

            Cedar Rock Ontario.

            Served by: IPP&W RAILROAD

            Accepts: Tank Cars; liquid waste

            Ships: Clean, food grade Products in: Tank Cars, Box cars. Reefers, if chilling is required.

                Contact IPP&W/RP&M agent, Craigleigh Ontario

      What the "H"?   Man, I could have sworn I put an "h" on that sign...

      Some other industries that just happen to be on the J&B:

      Matheson Textiles (mostly boxcars, the occasional hopper),  Mills Fuels (tank cars and hoppers, the occasional boxcar), Salmons produce (reefers & ventilated boxcars), Buchanan Tool & Die (mostly boxcars, the occasional hopper), Smith Pond Mill (boxcars), McCown Freight (mostly boxcars, occasionally my lone flatcar) , Brunt Interchange (ALL foreign road cars)

       

    • February 1, 2020 7:39 AM EST
    • Suggested waybill destination/industry:

            Chandler's Crystal Clear Bottled Water, and Hazardous waste plant.

            Cedar Rock Ontario.

            Served by: IPP&W RAILROAD

            Accepts: Tank Cars; liquid waste

            Ships: Clean, food grade Products in: Tank Cars, Box cars. Reefers, if chilling is required.

                Contact IPP&W/RP&M agent, Craigleigh Ontario