Weekend Photo Fun Jan 25-26-27

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by jeffrey-wimberl, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    I love these threads. something to look forward to each week.

  2. Franco

    Franco New Member

    Jersey, Pine Barrens

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  3. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Gateway 97 West.
  4. nachoman

    nachoman Guest

    Hey fiat fan, my mom made me curtains out of the same material when I was a kid!!

  5. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Glen, John,

    Thanks for the kind words...! It's an HO scale model by Roco.

    Glen - try your hand at the Essex. The jordan kits look a bit intimidating at first, but they go together well. Be sure to paint the parts with at least a primer coat while they are still on the sprue - this makes things much easier in my opinion. Of course, you could always send it to me...! ;)

  6. FiatFan

    FiatFan Member

    sign1 I posted this pic on another forum and found I'm not the only one with these curtains. They've been there so long I don't even see them until someone comments on them.


    PS I'm still a kid (at heart)
  7. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

    Great pics guys!:thumb:

    Gary- neat trick! How did you get those lPP (little plastic people for those of you who don't know) in the river?

    doctorwayne- wow, if I didn't know better, I'd have said that was a prototype shot right there! Words cannot describe your awesomeness:inw::worship::inw:

    slekjr- wow, certainly some neat shots there. The only pics I have of an engine w/ different paint schemes is my Hustler:p

    brakie- HOLY :curse::curse::curse::curse: :eek:jawdrop!!!!!!1!!1!!!!! those looks so real, especially with that faded look on the third pic!

    Herc- Did conrail really have SD80MACs? Either way, that is one nicely painted loco!:thumb:

    Deano- Love it!:mrgreen::thumb:

    jeffery- I like your intermodial containers!:thumb: Also, is that yet another new addition to the MGRy I see?:mrgreen:

    chessie- GM50 sure is a unique engine! However, is it just my recovering sight from my surgery last Friday, or does GM50 look like it needs some fixing up, or at least on the grab irons? Those grab irons on the long hood defenently look bent inwards:confused:

    Well, guys, I don't have any pics to post at the moment due to the camera battery shorting out and other things:curse: I did get to go to the train show at Johnny's Toys, though, and picked up a little something that had caught my eye for a while. I'm still working on it, but here's a pic of one:
    If the pic doesn't come up, here's the link to the page: Bowser - HO Freight Cars - 100t3bay
    It's item #55144
  8. puddlejumper

    puddlejumper Member

    Yup, the only original owner of SD80MACs. CSX and NS got them when they split CR.

  9. nolatron

    nolatron Member



    Got the Mainline and Siding at the GERN facility installed from the West turnout on. East turnout needs installing still.
  10. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    Nice pics this week guys.
    Hey Franco....Somebody better pull out their NMRA guage and check those wheels.
  11. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    You like those containers do you? You can have some just like them. They're made of paper! I downloaded them from IGS Hansa -Tips und Tricks- . They download as PDF documents. I find that if I set my printer for non-scaling and set the paper size for A4 I get the scale just about right. This results in the back side of one container (two per sheet) get cut off a little bit. I just place them so that the back side doesn't show. I also put a block of wood measuring 2 and 10/16" x 1 and 1/16" inside each container to give them weight. If you can't download them for reason let me know. I can email the PDF's to you.

    The RSC-2 will eventually be repainted for the MGRy. I want to get a Digitrax DZ125 decoder for it first.
  12. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    CNWman: Well after looking at GM 50 you are right. The hand rails were bent in some. GM50 was sent to the shops and repaired..Good call eagle eyes! Thanks
  13. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

    No problem:thumb:
  14. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    PT Jct is getting a little crowded today...
  15. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    I do have diesels

    it has been a while since I have posted any pics. I tried to take some today and out of about 10 this is all I got that was worth shareing. and they are not to my normal standard. it is hard to do with one arm not working right and hard to see.any way this is proof I have deisles on my division of the C&O.and yes that is a tender in th back ground on th right
    5817 getting ready to go

    Now lets get back to real railroading
    [​IMG] sorry I had to
  16. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Nice shots, Les. Good to see you back, too. :-D

  17. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Nice looking steamer...! :thumb: :thumb:

  18. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    I think it is a 7 could be a 9. I have both and get the numbers confused . Sorry, I have I think 7 of them all together and can't keep it straight.

    Mason jar, that is a little one . I am sold on steam.
  19. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    chessie 4155 you need to model a little earlier era back when chessie was a reference to passenger service.:mrgreen: only jokeing nice shots
  20. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Lester: lol.. not a bad idea ..:thumb:

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