An Odd One at the Old Water Tower

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by TomPM, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Went out to the old Water Tower and caught this odd sight rolling down the tracks!



  2. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan



    I have been running some passenger trains on the layout; mostly to test things with the longer cars.
  3. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Odd, perhaps, but still nice. You could've entitled it "Everybody into the pool (train)". Does this mean that this line is going to see some regular passenger service?

  4. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Thanks Wayne!

    And you are right about everybody in the pool! The RK&M plans on offering regular passenger service. However, due to some poor planning and current fiscal constraints the line is forced to “borrow” what ever happens to be laying around. :oops: :D Eventually some Reading, B&O, and CNJ passenger equipment will be obtained. There may even be a fantasy L&NE passenger train or two! Also rumor has it that the PRR will be operating a train over the RK&M as soon as their newly reserved PA1 and PB1 locos arrive on the property.:)

    BTW, Wayne, I’ll be responding to your PM shortly.
  5. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    I've always been a fan of "mixed" trains, Tom! ;) :cool:

    Another great looking string of equipment you caught down there at the water tower!
    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  6. MCL_RDG

    MCL_RDG Member


    ...I'm a fan! I have a bit of color in my passenger equipment as well. I usta love standing corridor side watching GG-1s whipping by with "all kinds" of colors dragging behind.

    I also like your "walk" by the camera presentation (and taste in roadname choices:D ) .
  7. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    I guess I should break out some Amtrak cars I have stashed away to mix with my C&O passenger trains.
  8. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member


    As always, a great show at that water tower...Maybe next time the last car will roll by and let us catch a glimpse of the WHOLE TOWER!!!
    Seriously, you still owe us a "How-To" on taking great photos like that.

    Gus (LC&P).
  9. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Likewise. Mixed trains have a lot of appeal as well as operational diversity. It's the best of both worlds. :) :)

  10. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Thanks everyone for the kind words!

    I Know, I know...wall1 wall1
    I took some pictures for the picture how to. I just need time to write the darn thing.:D hamr

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