Roll-by Under the Bridge...

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by steamhead, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    Finally a railfanning spot on the ol' Las Cruces & Portales...Let's see what's coming down the line...

    A consist from the yard at Santa Rosa headed to Portales, with a Heavy 4-8-2 on the point...

    Next, an SP box car (English Model Supply re-release)...

    A SF Reefer (Ye Ol' Huff & Puff)

    A GN stock car (Athearn) trailing behind the SF box...

    And bringing up the rear a LC&P drover caboose (Ye Ol..)

    Hope this is the first of more roll-bys...

    (I hope all this pasting works...)sign1

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  2. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

    Veddy Cool! :thumb: I can't wait to see some more! :cool:
  3. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

    GREAT ROLL-BY GUS!!!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: NICE steamer & your cars are nicely weathered, GREAT SHOTS!:thumb: THANKS GUS!:D -Deano
  4. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

    its stuff like this that makes me want to drop what im doing and work on my layout.**UGH*** back to work,and very nice pics steamhead.hope to see more.--josh
  5. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Me too! Great run-past, Gus, and a great location for it, too!:thumb: :thumb:

  6. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    Thanks for your comments guys..!! A little effort to try to come up to you guys' standards. :D

    I didn't post pics of the SF box, or the 3M box. The pictures I took of these two were all yellow. Don't know why as they were all taken at the same time under the same conditions. Still haven't got the hang of my camera...:cry:
  7. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    I have the same problem with my new camera: while I'm busy setting up a scene, certain settings return to a default value if too much time elapses between shots. Usually it's the setting for exposure, but sometimes I allow so much time between pictures that the camera shuts down completely. This is a feature designed to save the batteries, but in my application it's a real pain, as I do all layout pictures using an AC adapter.

  8. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Great set of shots!:thumb: :thumb:
  9. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    All you guys do GREAT roll-bys - I just hope to contribute a little and maybe get some of our other Gaugers to try their hand at it.:D

    Thanks for your input..!!!:thumb:
  10. Nazgul

    Nazgul Active Member

    Great job!!!!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    Your cars look beautifully weathered and I agree, that was a great spot for the roll-by!
    I also liked the under-side of that bridge....let's see more!!!!!:)
  11. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    Thanks Steve-coming from you and the other fellas does something to a man's ego...:D
    And fuels the drive to do it better next time around...!!!:thumb:
  12. CRed

    CRed Member

    I really like that 3M car,don't see many of those.Nice shots by the way,looks really nice!

  13. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

  14. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    Thanks Chris, Herc. You're too kind...
    The 3M car is a Ye Ol' Huff and Puff car . This company specializes in making old time car kits the ol' time way...wood and metal. Love 'em...You all should give them a try. :thumb:

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