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  1. Re:Black Hills Railroad - my photos from our Black Hills Trip

    Thanks for the pictures Kozmo...

    The 1880 train, Mt. Rushmore, the tunnels of Old Iron Mountain Road and the donkeys and bison in Custer State Park bring back many memories of my childhood as i...
  2. Thread: UP Rant

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    Re:UP Rant

    First of all, I don't think your off topic, and you have every right to rant!

    I don't even know what else to say..... :(

    These kind of actions are so typical of the UP...and it causes me great...
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    Re:UPConductr's 1:1 scale Q & A !

    Well actually, around here you need a lot of "whiskers" to hold a yard job so I started off working road jobs right away! :D

    Most new people work the "Extra" board here, covering road trains,...
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    Re:UPConductr's 1:1 scale Q & A !

    A career with any railroad can be a rewarding one. Do you have one in particular in mind?
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    Re:I got my Mini Yard Cam in today

    Still waiting on the link for the streaming video.... :P
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    Re:Kato Question HELP?

    Ted,
    You did nothing wrong!! You have nothing to apologize for....you posted your question in the correct place.

    The battle of the moderators should be handled in the "Moderator" section of the...
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    Re:UPConductr's 1:1 scale Q & A !

    Thank you....and thanks for taking the time to read it!!
    I hope you enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed your story...would love to hear more some time!!
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    Re:How do turntables actually work?

    We have a turn table here where I work. Its an electric turntable from the 40's. There are two traction motors, one at each end, that drive a gear.
    It is located over a pit and around the edge of...
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    Re:UPConductr's 1:1 scale Q & A !

    Siderod hit it right on the head!!

    Those jobs exist...but you have to have a fair amount of seniority to hold it.

    I just changed locations and have worked 3 days in the past 2 weeks....which is...
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    Re:Ok, maybe I'm just crazy........

    Black Diamond Mining and Georgia Pacific Mills has a lot of product to get moved by the end of May.
    There are some good deals to be had....but offers expire May 31st.
    Check the forums at...
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    Re:Hey, look.....FREE 20' and 40' containers!

    You might have to download Abobe Acrobat reader to view the files.

    Both are great links.........thanks for taking the time to post them!!!
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    Re:Monday Manifest 3 7 06

    I have been enjoying some Texas sunshine for the last week...so nothing rollin' 'round the loop.
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    Re:Monday Manifest 2 27 06

    The FEMA check has arrived and by late Sunday night the section crews had the test loop fully repaired from the devastating earthquake that occurred a few months back.

    While no trains were running...
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    Re:Lets see your Mug !!!

    hmmm....I don't drink coffee nor do I drink much brew...but if I were to have a mug...it would probably look something like this....

    http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c37/Shawn56Morgan/mug.jpg
  15. Re:ebay bidding/buying - help please and any tips

    Thirdrail is exactly right.....

    but that being said....if you are willing to spend the time and do the research...you can occasionally find some sweat deals on eBay!
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    Re:Ray's New Layout - First Blood

    Looks good......keep the pix coming!!!

    Here is a plane that hangs out in my train room too.....needs tail section finished!! Last plane took a 70mph header into the paved runway a couple years...
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    Re:nascar fans??

    I follow NASCAR and watch the races when I can.
    If I miss one, I will catch the highlights and other shows on the Speed Channel.
    While I like NASCAR .....the way I see it is........

    DIRT is for...
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    Re:Ok, maybe I'm just crazy........

    I own the Razorback Ridge #9 coal mine on the "Great CaNadiaN" layout and have recently decided to expand my entrepreneurial skills into the States, more specifically the Wisconsin area.

    EXTRA!!...
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    Re:Monday Manifest Tuesday Extra 2 21 06

    I am STILL waiting on a check from FEMA to cover the costs of the earthquake that my loop suffered some time back!! :lol:

    I have been working some crazy hours....everything is STILL in shambles!! ...
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    Re:UPConductr's 1:1 scale Q & A !

    In my earlier post I said there were 3 CNW engines left but I think there may be 5 left. I am checking it out to find out for sure just how many actually remain.

    There are several CNW engines that...
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    Re: Remaining C&NW Units

    Your in luck!!!
    The CNW 8701, 8575, and 8646 will be in Seattle Feb 4th!!!
    These are the last 3 original CNW engines left of the railroad that have not been repainted or renumbered.
    They are...
  22. Re:Finally finished my Standard Oil Company

    Nice.....very nice!!!
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    Re:Wanna buy a 1:1 RS1? Better hurry!

    hmmmm. :idea:
    I wanted a N scale RS1....but maybe I could make the 1:1 scale version fit on my layout!! :twisted:
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    Re:LOCOMOTORA DE VAPOR in Mexico

    Those are some nice pictures....

    Thanks for sharing, it looks like a lotta fun!!
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    Re:bachman noise fix

    I find that interesting that standing them up will help prevent the "cracked gear" syndrome.

    I have not taken my "clunker" apart yet...but will let ya'll know what I find.
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