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Gary Rowan

  1. Revisiting a fallen flag

    I had an uncle that passed away and the funeral was today. Visiting that area brought back some memories as there is much of the family history there.

    To get to the cemetery, we had to cross over the old Rock Island main track. This was part of the Memphis-Tucemcari route running west from Memphis, through Little Rock and then on to Oklahoma.

    The main line looking west, and then looking to the east. Still in pretty good shape, although further west towards Danville, ...
  2. Custom Crossing

    I'm trying to figure out how to bash a crossing on 2 intersecting curves.
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  3. Breaking News ....

    Argenta Daily Press
    August 16, 1870-ish

    The Board of Directors of the Pinnacle and Western Railway are pleased to announce the appointment of William G. McGhee to the post of Chief Operations Officer.

    Prior to his appointment, Mr. McGhee has been diligently working to clear the right of way for the proposed main line trackage. His latest acheivement has been to complete negotiations with all of the land holders along the proposed route regarding the placement of ...
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  4. N Scale ?

    Hmmm, these don't look N scale to me
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  5. Pinnacle & Western - Floorplan

    Here's the new footprint for PWRR.

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    The layout footprint (in black) measures approx. 125 in. by 112 in.
    The red areas are access paths to the closet on the left, and the circuit breaker box in the top right.
    The orange circle shows where the helix will be located.

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    The original design had access around ...
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