MODELING Weekend Photo Fun, March 13, 2020

r_i_straw Mar 13, 2020

  1. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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  2. BNSF FAN

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    I know I have posted this elsewhere in the forum this week but here's another Santa Fe unit earning it's keep.

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  3. SecretWeapon

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  4. dti406

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    Good morning from cloudy and cold Northeast Ohio!

    Moving into more a more modern era,

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    Atlas FMC 5077CF Boxcar kit, painted with Scalecoat II Silver and Black, and Floquil SP Daylight Red paints, they lettered with Herald King Decals for the Hartford and Slocum Railroad. One of the early IPD Boxcars, which were free runners and brought in small railroads substantial revenue until the Staggers Railroad Act killed the Incentive Per Diem rate structure.

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    Athearn ACF 4600CF Covered Hopper Kit, painted with Scalecoat II UP Covered Hopper Gray paint and lettered with Herald King Decals. The DT&I had a hundred of these cars that replaced leased PS 4427CF Covered Hoppers and were used to service the grain elevators on the south end of the railroad. This is the fourth car I have completed and have 3 more to do.

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    My favorite pair of engines, Athearn GP38-2's with a train of coil steel flats heading to the stamping plant. Picture taken on the Strongsville Club layout.

    Thanks for looking!

    Rick Jesionowski
     
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  5. SP-Wolf

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    Another oldie -- (I need to snap some new photos - LOL)

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    Thanks,
    Wolf
     
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    East Hannah Vista enginehouse:

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  7. nscalestation

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    Good morning everyone.

    In the Palisade Canyon on the west bound line a survey team is checking on how repairs to a recent minor washout are holding up.

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    With the survey crew cleared from the area the dispatcher reopens the line to traffic and the first train through is this stack train being pulled by former MKT power.

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    Have a great weekend everyone.
     
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  8. HOexplorer

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    Friday the 13th and I thought I would show up again. This is my last layout. All my train stuff is almost gone.
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  9. mrhedley

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    I love these odd looking critters. I may have to try building a FOOB in EL or D&H livery. If one can be found, that is...
     
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  10. bremner

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    My too...I was pondering SP road tiger...
     
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  11. SP-Wolf

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    OK -- OK -- here is my ultimate foob (Seen before) -- LOL

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    Thanks,
    Wolf
     
  12. SMR

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    Something hot :whistle:

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    A silver-red BNSF freight train entering the tunnel.......

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    ......and after the tunnel following the little river on the bottom of the canyon....

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    Feel warmer now? :)
    Best, Sven
     
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  13. Tompm

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    I finished weathering some cars and re-weathering the Bachmann Sharknoses. I was not happy with the way the Sharknoses were originally weathered. I went back and redid them. They are more heavily weathered than I wanted but I feel they look better than before. As for the hoppers there are one or two I am not thrilled with so I may do some more to them. The cattle car was sitting on the workbench for a long time so I finally finished it. The caboose is a oldie.

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  14. Tompm

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    Final part 3

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  16. PGE-N°2

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    :unsure:

    I'm pretty sure that letting your train stuff go is a crime against humanity.
     

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