Weekly Photo Fun 7/20

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by cnw1961, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. cnw1961

    cnw1961 Member

    It’s Friday, time to start a new Photo Fun thread. Let’s make it as enjoyable as last week’s thread …

  2. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Wow, Kurt, you've certainly got this one off to a flying start! :thumb::thumb:
    Here's EG&E Mohawk 4807 on a caboose hop, passing Mercury Mills in Dunnville, on her way back to home rails.

  3. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Kurt - Nice! :thumb: :thumb:

    I really like the brick detail on the lounge - missing bricks, and it looks like it's an addition at some point in the building's history because of the straight seam. Plus that "fieldstone" facing with small, high window looks like an ill-advised addition (as most are) from perhaps the 1970's - although the car says otherwise.

    Great stuff!

  4. tomkat13

    tomkat13 Member

    WTG Kurt nice street sceene with that old Buick.

    Wayne nice pair....those good old RR days when steam was king!

    Some odds & ends from ago.







    My RR Club Vest

  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    Kurt, I love your scenes!
    Wayne, that goes for you too!
    Tomkat, I like that scene with the switcher! I'm a big fan of scratchbuilt structures. I like the looks of that diner. Great Areotrain set! I saw a prototype at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay.

    My contribution is a freight headed by an AB set of F units passing a small Boy Scout campground. While not quite this close, I did camp as a scout near the Penn Central River Divison (formerly the NYC Westshore line) and found it great during the day and annoying late at night. :)


  6. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

    Kurt- nice shot!
    Wayne-Gotta love steam...
    tomkat13- Love the switcher! However, who made that odd silver train and what type is it? M-something comes to mind...
    Ralph- Love it! Reminds me of when I went camping at Red River Gorge Nat. Park in Kentucky. Did you know that the park was origionaly exclusively accesible by a railroad? (it was the L&E or the L&N, can't find the photo...) although the tracks are long gone, the main road in the area is oviously where the tracks were (it's alomst perfectly level and near a river!)

    Alright, here's my shot. can't get a good shot of the elevator progress, but here's a little preveiw of my next project that I've done a little on:
  7. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Kurt: wow ! You sure know how to start em off..excellent scene:thumb:
    DoctorWayne: Very nice looking steamer..:thumb:

    Tomkat: Lots of cool looking stuff...Does the old varney Aireotrain still run? Nice vest!:thumb:

    Ralph: Nice looking scene. I can feel the ground shaking as those Fs passby ..:thumb:
    CNWman: Nice looking kits.:thumb:

    Well after last weeks session , I'm tapped:oops:...going to have to take some more pics, I'm all out:eek:
  8. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Awesome scene to start off with!

    Nice looking loco and scene!

    Great stuff!

    Cool looking shot!

    Good luck with the next project!
  9. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Here are a couple of oldies.

    P2K SD9

    Athearn U30B
  10. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

    My contribution... see, I can post something besides pictures of steamies in Durango.

  11. tomkat13

    tomkat13 Member

    Does the old varney Aireotrain still run?

    Does the old Varney Aireotrain still run?

    The story behind this train is about 10 years ago one of the older members of the train club i'm in, passed on to that "Big Roundhouse in the Sky". The club held an silent auction on some of his train collection and I was the only one that bid on the Varney A-train. I never got arround to see if it runs, I bid on it because the first time I seen the real one at the Museum of Transportation here in St Louis I liked it. I was just going to use it as a display model. Well one of these days I'll get to it. tkat
  12. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Tompm: Sweeet Chessie Units!! :thumb: I likey:cool:
    TrainNut: Cool shot:thumb:

    Caught this local at Depot Street as he was passing through town.

    announce1Come on Folks. Lets see if we can beat last weeks record. :goldcup:
    Post your pics!:needpics:
  13. brakie

    brakie Active Member

    Some CSX power awaits servicing.

    C&HV power awaits the next call.

    A overview of the locomotive servicing area.
  14. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

    I'm back! got my Shotgun, pioneering, Enviromental science, and Motor Boating merit badges... fun.

    no pictures right now, but there will be soon.

    You all have posted awesome pictures. I have to say though, that if i were trainnut, i'd probably take a step back, with all those big locomotives on that thin little viaduct! the cars are so small! that is cool.
  15. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Brakie: Nice shots...:thumb:

    G.E.C.: Congrats on all the Merit Badges:thumb:

    Here;s WB 97 at Adams Pass.
  16. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

    You know, I can not for the life of me remember where I took that. I was on a business trip that started in Dallas, TX, proceeded to Shreveport, LA, then down to New Orleans. I have the pictures titled as Mississippi river crossing but I can't seem to remember exactly where! It's driving me crazy. This next picture was taken just to the left of the previous viaduct shot.
    EDIT: AHA!! Found it! It is the Airline Hwy crossing in Baton Rouge.
  17. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

    great pics everyone! this thread might be up there with last weeks in my personal hall of fame! keep it up :thumb:.

    Kurt--great start to this weeks thread! love that brick detail,how did you do that :confused:.
    Wayne--yet more great shots from the famous elora gorge and eastern :twisted:.
    TK--very cool shots,and even coler Aero train! id like to see it runnin :thumb:
    Ralph--great pic! i wouldnt want to sleep in that campground.it rumble just a bit to much for me :D
    CNWman--good luck on them kits,cant wait to see them on your layout!
    Tom--i love that location,and love that SD-9.did it come that detailed or did you detail it? if so it looks great
    Trainnut--Great location and terrifying heights! i dont think i want to be an engineer anymore :cry:...:mrgreen:
    Chessie--as always you put in your awesome contribution.you seriously gotta do an overveiw of the whole layout,id love to see it,along with everyone else! :thumb:
    Larry--amazing power!what kind are those,im not to up to date on todays power wall1.

    and remember,keep it up guys,you are the life blood of these threads and EVERYONE appreciates it :mrgreen: :thumb: :cool:!--josh
  18. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

    WOW!!!:eeki::eeki::eeki: YOU folks have done a GREAT JOB with this weeks thread!!!:yep::bravo: .

    Kurt & Wayne, STUPENDOUS SHOTS!:worship: cripes, they look so real i feel as if i am there:winki::mrgreen::thumb: .

    tomkat, NICE SWITCHER!!!:thumb: Your vest is quite AWESOME!!:thumb: i REALLY LIKE your Aerotrains:thumb: . i have a UP Aerotrain:mrgreen: (did you really think MINE would have been from another road:toug::119: ).

    BRIEF HISTORY LESSON FOLKS: UP ran its Aerotrain as the "City of Las Vegas", it was commonly called "the crapshooter":winki: . UP ran the Aerotrain for only 9 months before selling it off to Rock Island:winki: . the Aerotrain was really ahead of its time, and the engine had the same primemover that the EMD SW1200's had in them, considering the cars were made of modified bus bodies, this train was lightweight, and fast:thumb: .

    Ralph, i love the campsite by the tracks!:thumb::mrgreen:

    CNWman, i cant wait to see those kits finished:thumb:

    Tom, AWESOME ENGINES!:thumb:, the weathering is OUTSTANDING TOO!!!:winki::mrgreen:

    Trainnut, GREAT UP SHOTS!!!:bravo: THANK YOU for posting them, the first one is my favorite:thumb: .

    Mark, GREAT SHOTS!:thumb: those mannequins in the windows are REALLY NEAT!:winki::mrgreen: .

    Larry, your engine facility is GREAT:thumb: , and the C&HV engines are FANTASTIC!:thumb: did you paint and letter those?:confused: , if so, SLAP AWESOME JOB!!!:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    g_e_c, i echo the others, CONGRATS on the badges!:bravo:

    KEEP 'EM COMING FOLKS!!!:thumb::mrgreen: :deano: -Deano
  19. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Neat shot! I like the loco poking its nose out!

    Nice locos!

    Nice shot in the cut!

    Train Nut
    Cool bridge shot!

    Great looking locos! The Aero Train sure adds something to your collection!

    Thanks everyone!

    I bought the SD9 off of Brakie. In all honesty I now can’t remember how much detailing he did. I don’t remember adding much to the loco. All I really can take credit for is the weathering.
  20. jbaakko

    jbaakko Active Member

    Sweet deal Deano, is that the Con-cor aero train?

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