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So nice, no one online

Post by CIOR » Sun Apr 22, 2007 4:32 pm

Got online this afternoon and see no one had really been on all day, none of the other forums either. Hopefully everyone has enjoyed the day.!
We had the NMRA open house tour yesterday and had a great time.
Today took the family out and just got back in.
Great to have Spring/early Summer here!

So I assume you real railfans will have pictures to show for this great weather?
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Post by Steve Bryan » Sun Apr 22, 2007 8:12 pm

I spent the beautiful day Saturday doing some "real" model railroading. Here I am with my grand daughter on a nice spring trolley outing.

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Post by wheeler » Sun Apr 22, 2007 8:34 pm

Rolled the yard, tilled the garden. Heard some trains in the distance,does that count? :wink:

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Post by rrnut282 » Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:31 am

I took the roof off of my house, and saw 11 trains from a new perspective. That counts as railfanning doesn't it? :roll:
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Post by Michael Meisener » Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:48 am

Saturday I was up at the club for our meeting, watching model trains & starting to build one of these in G scale: http://roadrail.brandt.ca/products.php? ... oduct_id=5

Sunday I worked outside watching the few NS trains that went by the house as I get ready to put 250 feet of G scale track between my house & barn.

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Post by jett37 » Mon Apr 23, 2007 8:44 am

Spent Sunday along my usual haunts at Muncie. With RR show in Town I saw several RR fans during the day, Ten NS Trains and seven CSX. Missed a couple of train while at the Train show.

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Post by CIOR » Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:27 am

Jett, the old Muncie Chevy being demolished will open up a nice long angle for ya now!
I didn't make it to the show, to tired from the day Saturday and the family wanted to get out.
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Post by rrnut282 » Mon Apr 23, 2007 1:02 pm

Too much roof and too little me to take a time-out to get to the show :( .
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Post by JW » Mon Apr 23, 2007 1:19 pm

Hey MM that Rail Yard Boss is one hot little item. Never seen a car mover move as fast as that thing did in the video.

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Post by rooyfletcher » Mon Apr 23, 2007 8:37 pm

I went down to Hugo and watched some trains for an hour or two.

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Post by Greg46m » Tue Apr 24, 2007 6:13 pm

I too was out and about. After work I headed up St Rt 1 to the Allen/Dekalb county line where I caught the local working SDI heading back to Ft Wayne.

Then I continued up to St Joe where I was able to catch a WB CSX in town. Then it was up to Butler where I caught the tail of 35N before catching some zzzz's back near the diamond. Then over to Waterloo where some other trains came by, waking me up from my nap as well (short night and early day at work Sunday)
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Post by Big Ed » Tue Apr 24, 2007 6:18 pm

Went to the Keystone state to catch a little action there Matt :D

NS N21 with 105 loads of southern Pennsy coal street running through West Brownsville, PA on its way to Shire Oaks
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NS N21 SB at W. Brownsville with 9 fly ash hoppers scooting past the American Legion Monument
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Amtrak PO30, the Capitol Limited, making its way through the heavy curvature at Ohiopyle, PA on the CSX Keystone Sub
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Just too nice out there

Post by D.L. » Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:12 pm

April's showers have brought May flowers, and MOW has held up all the trains. :lol:

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Post by dbrackin7 » Tue May 01, 2007 1:04 pm

the photo of the NS at road level makes the tracks look damaged. Maybe im going blind or it is the aspalt but do the rails seam to form a speedbump to?
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Post by CIOR » Tue May 01, 2007 1:16 pm

Tracks that are in roadways can be bad after a period of years. Especially if its slow tonnage moving over it which is most often the case.

This is why the railroads try to get out of streets when they could.

The pavement is buckling and also the joint in the rail is pulling upward. Future slow order is coming there.
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