Was watching lthe BNSF locals sorting cars recently, after a light overnight snow.
Noticed, on a few 2 bay covered hoppers, the water running down...
I believe, if it's "as delivered", that they had no road number
on the cab at first. Added a bit later. I'd have to check my book library to see.
I picked up 1 extra hat and lanyard, at my railroad club meeting last night. Both were given out by Intermountain Railway, as they were the...
A couple of experimental nighttime photos, using my cell phone!
Using only the available light from the lights overhead.
Experimental night photos using cell phone and available light from lights overhead.
6 Micro Trains wood reefers, picked up at the 25th Rails in the Rockies
trainshow in Estes Park, CO this weekend. Not the best photos!
Picked up at Estes Park, CO train show Sep 24
Special run 3 pack of Townsend beer cars.
Other reefers I found:
The Gator Line - Lake Monroe and...
Other wood reefers picked up at Estes Park show on Sept 24.
The Gator Line - Lake Monroe and Orlando
As I understand, the railroad does NOT bother with flat spots UNDER 2 inches.
Anything more, then wheels need to be either turned, or replaced....
Got lucky again today! Watched them finish dropping/sorting/picking up cars down south.
Then waited about a good 15 minutes or so, for them to...
No. Seeing quite a few loaded cars recently. Headed up to 5-6
lumberyards north of Broomfield, on what used to be the C&S main.
Thinking much of...
Second time, in as many days!
This time, about a mile north of Highland, at
the north end of Longmont Siding.
How does everyone keep superglue nozzles from clogging after a while??
Tips on mine tend to clog rathe quickly. Requiring that I drill them out,...
Caught this at Highland, north of Longmont today.
First train I've chased out of town in a long time!!!
Caught in town first, after they...
Trains: No! Railroad related: Yes.
Currently collection of Rio Grande lapel pins.
Top ro9w: Retirement pins, from 3-10 yrs, 14, 22, 28-32, 35...
Rio Grande retirement pins, Mainline thru the Rockies and a few others.
Various Rio Grande lapel pins, recently purchased.
Including 3 Years of Service pins.
Not model related, but train related:
A set of 3 Rio Grande service pins.
Retired, 6, 22, 28 years.
With option to acquire up to 12 more.
Not outside though!
Finally managed to get my repaired QSI decoder reinstalled into
the Aristo GP40 it came from. Have not powered up and tested...