January photo contest, let's see your consists

Discussion in 'Competitions & Challenges' started by ezdays, Jan 2, 2007.

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  1. Well guys, heres myne. Not much in the way of scenery yet, but you get the picture. Heres the local mixed freight crossing McKaydens river, named after my son and daughter.:wave:

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  2. NSES44DC

    NSES44DC Member

    larry, i actually seen the same consist just yesterday, rolling through Lorain Ohio. NS Dash was lead and UP SD was in rear. Honestly, cant make out the numbers, but they almost look similar to the UP unit i seen. Great pic!

    DOUBLEJK Member

    My layout is just startin' out so don't expect much....:)
    But here's BNSF9482East a empty unit coal train leaving Pawnee S.E.G.S. sign1

    Headin' back to the EagleButte mine in Wyo. for another load.


  4. spankybird

    spankybird OTTS Founder

  5. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

    That must have been a train that was a mile or longer:D
  6. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    Mixed freight headed by two Geeps heading down grade toward Kings Port.

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  7. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

    I was going to post a pic of my 4 CNW Dash 9 units headed by my UP Dash 9 but I cant find the dang camera.

    So here is a pick I have from a Miced Goods Freight Train.

    UP Dash 9 heading a BNSF Dash 8-40B with mixed freight.

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  8. Thoroughbreed

    Thoroughbreed Member

    I cant find any dash9 dummy's anywhere:cry: , I wanna do some up in the Tower55 black widow scheme. Already ordered the decals from Walthers.:thumb:
  9. EngineerKyle

    EngineerKyle Member


    Where'd yah get the orange cones... and, What did they use for orange cones in the 1950's?
  10. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer


    The cones are made by Scale Scenics but they are really hard to find now, I bought a TON of them from my LHS but they don't have anymore now cause I cleaned them out of there supply and they don't know when they will get more:cry: :cry:

    IDK what they used in the 1950's, same thing I imagine?
  11. EngineerKyle

    EngineerKyle Member


    I don't think blaze orange was a color in 1950?

    Anyway, thanks for the reply.
  12. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

    ya, sorry I couln't be more of a help:oops: :oops:
  13. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    They usually used sawhorses with either white/black or yellow/black zebra striping. I don't recall Baltimore County using cones before the late 60s.
  14. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    Katy in 3 Colors

    Three different schemes on this Katy train in El Reno, Oklahoma in 1988. L to R: Ex-Kennecott yellow, MKT John Deere green, and ex-ICG red.

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  15. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Didn't they also use little torchs , I think they called them smudge pots..?? they were small round torchs, they kinda remind ya of those round bombs you would see in cartoons:D
  16. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    I think the torch was called a "flambeau."
  17. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    C N Coupled up to a C P!!!!

    Taken on my last yard tour in Toronto.
    You do not see this picture very often.

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  18. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Not often seen, but, typically, both pulling in opposite directions.sign1 sign1

  19. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Hi Wayne, you where when I took the shot, sign1 remember?
  20. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Certainly I remember. Check this out!! (btw, this is NOT my contest entry!!!)


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