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    Sticky: Will a moderator please place this as the first...

    Will a moderator please place this as the first entry in this thread?

    Here's the memorial post to the man who created New Essen:

    James M Boyer Jr, or Jimmi, as he was known here at...
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    3/30 After spending the weekend repainting my...

    3/30 After spending the weekend repainting my son's bedroom, I only had enough energy to organize the Windows for my Bachmann Metropolitan Building rescale project. I will start listing this under...
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    Wombat 4-5-7 (hmm... sounds like a phone number...

    Wombat 4-5-7 (hmm... sounds like a phone number from back-in-the-day)

    Thanks for sharing your build thread. I've only done a couple of wood structures - all garages (Atlas, RS Laser).

    I have a...
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    3/27 Parts for my broken chainsaw arrived late...

    3/27 Parts for my broken chainsaw arrived late this afternoon, so I spent my evening on a 1 to 1 scale project. A neighbor stopped by to help. He said his kind doesn't believe in social distancing....
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    3/26 In updating my Flickr access, I was ...

    3/26 In updating my Flickr access, I was reminded of my progress on my Corner Apothecary kitbash. I cut windows to fit all sides from .20 polyester clear sheets from Midwest Products. These...
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    While I have done a lot of kitbashing, this is my...

    While I have done a lot of kitbashing, this is my first kitbash for rolling stock. Just adding loads to flat cars doesn't count. It began because I was cleaning my workbench and found a Kato...
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    3/25 Finished the cuts and sanding on the...

    3/25 Finished the cuts and sanding on the Burlington Coach. Re-assembled the coach. As you can tell from the photo, it rides higher than the Kato Coaches - just like the original Con-Cor coach....
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    For the old time Bi-levels, they are one piece. ...

    For the old time Bi-levels, they are one piece. The roof is removed and has the interior glass attached to it. That assembly drops inside the walls of the Bi-level and the base with the weight and...
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    3/24 Inspired by Kingmeow's interest, I cut up...

    3/24 Inspired by Kingmeow's interest, I cut up the Burlington Northern Bi-level. I made a padded vise using foam from the Kato Bilevel 3 pack and a small box. Popped the weight off the base and...
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    I worked on several project over the weekend,...

    I worked on several project over the weekend, thanks to shelter-in-place. Adding only my n-scale projects to this thread:
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    I purchased a Con-Cor Burlington, fluted side,...

    I purchased a Con-Cor Burlington, fluted side, Bi-Level Coach some time ago and, with a Walthers Gift Certificate, purchased a VRE Bi-level coach. The glass enclosure is from the Con-cor coach and...
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    Astrotrain64 COVID-19 Build Thread

    As many of you know, in order to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Virus, multiple cities and states have shut down all but basic services. Many of us are working from home and large gatherings,...
  13. Happy Birthday, JB!! PS: You are birthday...

    Happy Birthday, JB!!

    PS: You are birthday buddies with my now 15 year old son!
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    Caribou: I know the hands hurt and...

    Caribou:

    I know the hands hurt and temperatures are too low. Here's a reminder of your younger days:

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    Indian Rock MP-15 patched for the SVRR

    My camera phone doesn't do this engine...
  15. As an urban modeler and unfortunate visitor to...

    As an urban modeler and unfortunate visitor to the town, I like the following thread on New Essen. With over 71,000 views, this thread is an armchair urban modeler's dream. It is a stickie for a...
  16. Purchased some train supplies for scratchbuilding...

    Purchased some train supplies for scratchbuilding from a hobby shop still around from when I was younger.

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  17. To get this thread back on track (get it?!) I...

    To get this thread back on track (get it?!)

    I just found out that I will be working from home for the next 5 days until spring break starts.

    I will be freeing my locked Flickr account, taking...
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    Here's the company history for Suburban Propane:...

    Here's the company history for Suburban Propane:

    https://www.suburbanpropane.com/about/history/

    At least the logo made it to 2020!

    If I remember correctly, this one of the Atlas Generation 1...
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    I like this format because I hope my favorite authors will get more of a cut of the profits. So guys like Mike Pagano, Bill Denton, Richard Thomson and that Karl guy who takes front loader keychains...
  20. RRr: I used to get out there more often, but...

    RRr:

    I used to get out there more often, but now I make it once a year. I'm the one who posts that event in the calendar every 6 months. Like you, Scouts, football, basketball and, now, swimming...
  21. Railroader: Just posted the event in the...

    Railroader:

    Just posted the event in the calendar. Maybe other TexNscalers might attend if the event is publicized.
    Hope your T-Track dreams grow into a Railroader empire!
  22. Happy Birthday, Zoz!

    Happy Birthday, Zoz!
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    How did everyone miss this one? Cicely or...

    How did everyone miss this one?

    Cicely or Roslyn

    Click the link and advance to 1:23 seconds

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKDzDA-jgRs
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    NYC54: I noticed this event was not in the...

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    I noticed this event was not in the calendar, so I posted it there.

    I have attended a similar event at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Illinois. I echo everything that "LB" wrote. I...
  25. Also, most railfans, in the past and the present,...

    Also, most railfans, in the past and the present, don't take a photo of one side of the car and then cross the tracks to take a photo of the other side of the same railroad car. Definitely a safety...
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