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    Gene's layout. I forgot my real camera and the...

    Gene's layout.
    I forgot my real camera and the fluorescent lighting washes out the color on the cell phone pictures.
    Sorry 'bout that.

    The dock scene really makes Gene's layout work. It puts...
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    He's Alive! He's Alive! It was so good to see...

    He's Alive! He's Alive!

    It was so good to see Gene's (aka Mr. Reach Police) smiling face again.
    Gene was a key member of my operating crew (which I haven't seen since Covid disrupted everyone's...
  3. Thank you all for the kind greetings. Welcome to...

    Thank you all for the kind greetings.
    Welcome to the party and have one on me from the Pipeline!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRIa8-s3JfA
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    Sticky: https://www.therailwire.net/forum/gallery/30/2065-...

    https://www.therailwire.net/forum/gallery/30/2065-100922232839.jpeg
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    Baldwin RT624. Shapeways body and Chris Broughton paint job
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    For @edfhinton...

    For @edfhinton 's question in the: "Through freight to Portsmouth" video post

    Standardized grade crossing horn signal: 2 long, 1 short and 1 long

    You have a lot of tooting to do!
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    In the early days of Conrail there was a too...

    In the early days of Conrail there was a too brief spritz of color running on PRSL rails.
    As on the prototype the CNJ Red Baron crosses Olive Street.
    (Wish it had lasted!)
    ...
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    I really despise putting the same pictures on...

    I really despise putting the same pictures on multiple forums but I make an exception when I get to tout someone else's work:

    I got to go visit the gentleman who brought a gift caboose to my...
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    Had some new friends (from the Egg Harbor (NJ)...

    Had some new friends (from the Egg Harbor (NJ) train show) stop by for a visit.
    They bought some engines to run and Ken Richter shot a short video.
    The FAs belong to Bill Repholx, the EL RS3s to...
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    Affinity Photo is temporarily on sale 50% off...

    Affinity Photo is temporarily on sale 50% off ($27).
    If you want cheap photo stacking, blemish removal, picture straightening, color correction,....
    this is for you.
    I've had it for several years...
  10. These cars are simply a novelty and would not...

    These cars are simply a novelty and would not pass anybody's authenticity test.
    The metal is a very thin sheet that bends on pressure.
    Each car weighs between .3 and .6 oz (an O.T. MT reefer is .7...
  11. My New Trains keep Shorting out the Transformer

    https://www.therailwire.net/forum/gallery/29/2065-190522155231.jpeg

    Years ago, one of my grandsons, for my birthday, had gotten me 2 thin metal kits which I looked at and put off constructing for...
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    Just Couldn’tResist I don’t even drink...

    Just Couldn’tResist

    I don’t even drink alcoholic beverages but they were just so “cute”!
    There goes my serious modeling out the door. (Sorry @The Ol' Curmudgeon)

    In fairness, my DuPont shorty...
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    @K_DUB09...

    @K_DUB09 if you are willing to go to 27"x48", here is what I did for Christmas layouts for my 4 adult children's families.

    Three of the layouts used a folded dogbone and an outside loop so that 2...
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    The second part of my 3 articles is in the...

    The second part of my 3 articles is in the February edition of Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine (https://forum.mrhmag.com/post/mrh-202202-february-2022-12271272). Publication limits sometimes scrunch...
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    You are welcome to come work in the roundhouse...

    You are welcome to come work in the roundhouse and get those old beasts working.
    They would fit right into a 1950s layout.
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    Since everyone else is out shoveling snow, I'll...

    Since everyone else is out shoveling snow, I'll post a BOOK REPORT:

    https://www.therailwire.net/forum/gallery/27/2065-280122160334.jpeg

    I'm a big fan of P.T. Duetermann's books on WWII naval...
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    Working hard. ...

    Working hard.

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    More photos:...
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    Merry Christmas from the Woodbury Station! I...

    Merry Christmas from the Woodbury Station!

    I finally got the station build fixed up, installed, and sceniced so now Woodbury has an authentic station just in time for Christmas.
    ...
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    Early Trix (PRR K4(2). B6(2)) and Bachmann...

    Early Trix (PRR K4(2). B6(2)) and Bachmann (Reading I9 Consol (2)) steam which says it all.
    They are the only Pennsy & Reading Steam available on a social security budget (skipping the early Bachman...
  20. My annual plea for the Baldwin AS-16. ...

    My annual plea for the Baldwin AS-16.

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    (And yes I have 4 Shapeways shells, but not the talent to clean and paint them DGLE...
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    Plenty of steam eye candy available (11) but none...

    Plenty of steam eye candy available (11) but none of it runs well!

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    Merry Christmas 2021

    It's that time of year when all the display cabinet queens escape and get their 15 minutes of layout fame.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVD9SYtVTLY

    Merry Christmas everyone!

    Remembering...
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    I received my built-up craftsman quality Woodbury...

    I received my built-up craftsman quality Woodbury Station from Right On Track Models and got its issues corrected and placed on my layout.
    See my review in the Product & Service Announcements forum...
  24. I received my craftsman quality built-up Woodbury...

    I received my craftsman quality built-up Woodbury Station from Right on Track Models and was amazed at the workmanship. It will now become the centerpiece of my PRSL layout.
    ...
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    This is a Counter-Challenge for TexHorse (Andy)...

    This is a Counter-Challenge for TexHorse (Andy) and all his friends who keep dreaming up running challenges

    Rules:
    Box cars only
    Put in order alphabetically by reporting marks
    No duplicates...
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