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    Hey Moose, I guess Atlas doesn't have real time inventory (or near real time) on their website? Isn't this 2023?

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    Not sure if Atlas will be at Puyallup this weekend, but if so, that'll be a prime stampeding opportunity

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    @Pencil

    If they were, oh it would be sooo tempting ... And the guys haven't had a good stampeding in a long while. Might pic up their spirits!

    = >

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    You can find them here.
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    @Tdjr

    Too far to stampede for this moose, dag'nub'it!
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    Today the post girl delivered these two additions to the fleet of rail cars.The box car was courtasy of the 30% off Microtrains was running.The caboose in Southern Pacific was from Spring Creek Trains and is going to be having a repaint into a Union Pacific livery.
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    In other developements we find Hilda working hard to keep her summer bikini body in shape
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    Now my railroad is ready for winter snow storms! This plow from Atlas is decorated for the Delaware Lackawanna Railroad (not to be confused with the Delaware Lackawanna and Western). The D-L is a local shortline, a subsidiary of Genesee Valley Transportation. It services the the area around Scranton Pennsylvania and works closely with the Steamtown National Park. It is renowned for it's all Alco roster. I pre-ordered the plow through my local hobby shop. The LHS only ordered a handful but they sold out in a few hours. Glad I reserved one. The prototype for this is not an exact match but close enough. It is on display in Steamtown's yard. The first two pics are on my layout with the matching D-L Locomotive(ALCO C-420) and Caboose. I think they look really sharp together.
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    Attempting to apply the K.I.S.S. principle to Model Railroading.

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    Lowell Smith makes some nice n-scale cars. This is his blunt end Southern Pacific car from the city of SF train. I find the Union Pacific yellow colored Southern Pacific cars visually appealing and interesting.

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    Batch of Atlas cars arrived today.

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    Got some brick paper with an eye toward using it for paving. Here it is in a quick mock-up:



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    That looks good, @Pencil. I guess you plan to turn some sheets 180, and perhaps stagger the paper ends so that dark hat shape doesn't repeat. I really like the brick road!

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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    That looks good, @Pencil. I guess you plan to turn some sheets 180, and perhaps stagger the paper ends so that dark hat shape doesn't repeat. I really like the brick road!
    Yes, I'll slice it up and offset the sections a bit to try and break up the tiling. Maybe even rotate a small strip 90 degrees at the corners for crosswalks....

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    Today the postwoman delivered a Kibri fuel tank kit.

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