I saw a CP EMD just like the one in Buddy's photo above in Austin, MN today. It looked brand new. I was driving, didn't have a camera, didn't have...
Wow! That McKeen car built SO long ago and still here.
Also, I don't think the CP should ever change their locomotive paint scheme.
Both my grandfather and great uncle smoked various things at various times. My grandmother never seemed to mind it but my great aunt (my...
Some of the towers were/are pretty big, aren't they. The Boyd tower, for example.
As bad as that derailment was, it's nowhere near as bad as all that ugly graffiti on the cars. The CR car almost escaped it.
I am glad the train...
I love the towers.
In my parents' hometown of Taopi, MN, there was a structure that served both the Milwaukee Road and CGW and was, of course,...
Anybody know what Neenah, WI is particularly famous for?
Lifeless until a train appears!
The subject of thus thread is reminiscent of the Atlas/RoCo N scale Saddle Tanker in the 1970's.
"You will live in the year 2020 but be able to travel back in time to this location and time."
Yeah, we feel for you, poor guy.
I misnamed the smoke fluid I ordered, above. it's "Mega-Steam" smoke fluid, not "Mega-Smoke".
It arrived today.
USPS may be inefficient and poorly run but the everyday postal workers do a heck of a job.
I have also rarely ever been let down.
"But boss, the tower's ready to fall over."
"Just put a pole up against 'er. That'll hold 'er up. She won't go nowhere."
I have read stories with people referring to hearing interurban whistles. Whether the stories mean "whistle" literally or just some kind of...
I am waiting for some Mega-Smoke (coal-scented) and a couple of squirt bottles for my two Arnold Rapido 2-8-2's with smoke.
Of course, I just...
Funny how those brand new GE's and EMD's of what seems like yesterday are old now.
Now THAT'S a TRAIN!
Also, ya gotta love the filters inside the louvers in Randy's photo.