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by Ibflattop
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Maumee Valley trainshow this Saturday
Replies: 6
Views: 6124

Re: Maumee Valley trainshow this Saturday

I had Amatur Radio class to attend. How was the show? I am going to Dayton show next Sunday. Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Athearn Blue Box
Replies: 2
Views: 3173

Athearn Blue Box

Hey guy! Just got an Email from Athearn that they are getting rid of their Blue Box line! WHat the hell is going on!!!!! This is kind of the backbone of the H.O. World! I have sent my Letter to Athearn saying what a bad move this is! I know is probably an Horizon idea. But take in concideration that...
by Ibflattop
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:02 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Phil's Hobby Shops
Replies: 11
Views: 9282

Re: Phil's Hobby Shops

Theres a group of us that go down to Kokomo to the Train Exchange Hobby shop. Jim Thomas one of the co-owners has a wide selection of Athearn BB, Walthers, Intermountain, Custom painted cars from C&O out of Michigan. He has decent prices and he discounts too. He also goes to many of the area Trainsh...
by Ibflattop
Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:24 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Phil's Hobby Shops
Replies: 11
Views: 9282

Re: Phil's Hobby Shops

Gary.
Keep going to Hobbyland up at Mishie. There is also suppose to be a shop or two up at Goshen. One was owned by Hobbyland at one time, and the other one is in a hardware store I believe. Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: NKP Elevation
Replies: 6
Views: 4605

Re: NKP Elevation

The Berks wouldnt be pulling passenger equipment so no need for water and coal at the elevation. Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Aug 30, 2009 8:07 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Grading near Scott Road?
Replies: 2
Views: 2797

Re: Grading near Scott Road?

Using an ballast train isnt benifical all of the time. If they just have to work on the crossing at County line Road, Why would they waist just for a Ballast Train? Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: South terminus of the FW&J
Replies: 16
Views: 8226

Re: South terminus of the FW&J

Mark
Is that the FW&J or the NKP thats behind Pauls Groundhogs? Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: New Layout
Replies: 14
Views: 10578

Re: New Layout

Instead of water why dont ya use Rubbing Alcohol. The RA doesnt have the surface tenson as water does so it will flow better. I have never heard of using white glue to glue rail down. I guess it would be ok on N scale. Now Matt from Muncie uses Liquid Nails Constuction glue to glue H.O. track down. ...
by Ibflattop
Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Dekalb County Roundhouses
Replies: 16
Views: 9974

Re: Dekalb County Roundhouses

Craig.
Where were the Wabash shops in Butler at? Kevin
by Ibflattop
Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Dekalb County Roundhouses
Replies: 16
Views: 9974

Re: Dekalb County Roundhouses

Its kind of exciting when you are sitting in the siding and the train thats coming toward ya Looses the Turbo and shoots a Flame about 20 ft. in the air. Then as it passes ya it, it throws oil all over your loco. Its betterat night than the day..... heheheheheheeh Kevin
by Ibflattop
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Dekalb County Roundhouses
Replies: 16
Views: 9974

Re: Dekalb County Roundhouses

Hello.
CJ.
Where was the turntable in Auburn? Is there still evidence of the turntable yet?

Steve
Any evidence of the Wabash Roundhouse in Ashley?
Thank you guys Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:53 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: 765
Replies: 16
Views: 10916

Re: 765

Mike.
Whats the 110? Kevin
by Ibflattop
Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: INER/Ashley IN
Replies: 6
Views: 4761

Re: INER/Ashley IN

Maybe they still want to practice thier Famous "Engine Overkill". Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Three Rivers Display
Replies: 2
Views: 3109

Re: Three Rivers Display

Chad. The Railroad display at the History Center is put on by the Three Rivers and Indiana Northern Model Railroad Club. Its open Sat. July 11th 12p-5pm Sun. July 12th 12p- 5pm Mon-Fri 10am- 5pm Sat July 18th 12pm- 5pm Sun July 19th 12pm-5pm It says that its an interactive H.O. model railroad with a...
by Ibflattop
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: 765 Schedule to Owosso
Replies: 3
Views: 4314

Re: 765 Schedule to Owosso

No
Thats not it! the Air Force is going to fly a couple of C5s into the Air Guard and they will lift it to Detroit. From there NS will take it to Owosso. That is all that I can tell you now, for I am
Jepordizing my SC........... Kevin (No Ben)