SIRT posted:

GMO

 

GMO MTH GP30 JL 18 [3)

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Love it, Steve!! You always do a fantastic job of weathering!!  I have always liked that GM&O livery.  The first picture I saw of it was in black and white and the lower black paint was quite dirty so I did not think it was black but imagined it was maroon for sometime.  I was a little disappointed when I saw it in color picture.

 

Larry

Thanks Larry. 

I had a hard time liking this one because I kept wanting to paint it blue grey as the real photo shows. Also no white stripe on it either. But for 47 bucks, you get the version MTH has presented me with. It would not be cost effective to do otherwise.

The customer sent me a different photo to use.

Maybe there were other schemes on these diesels, not sure if MTH was correct? I still have to question the black color used on the MTH.

GMO

 

 

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briansilvermustang posted:

 

                      hhmmmm...  seems to match the real one Ted...?

Huh?  Whuuut?     Here’s a shot from last October when purchased, and what went in for repairs. Anybody??   It’s being made right as we speak.  

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TED, just make a few more 1601's and 1604's and you can have another locomotive! lol .. I do wonder how the one making the repairs didn't notice the number difference?

Rusty

And as the sunset faded, I spoke to the faintest first starlight.
And I said next time, Next time, We'll get it right!
Diverging Clear posted:

TED, just make a few more 1601's and 1604's and you can have another locomotive! lol .. I do wonder how the one making the repairs didn't notice the number difference?

Rusty

I think Brian showed them the prototype and away they went!  

coach joe posted:

Anyone know anything about that New Haven RDC Brian posted?

Basically a custom built RDC train by Budd for the New Haven Roger Williams during their dalliance with high speed lightweight trains.  The train consisted of 6 RDC's: the two cab cars and four intermediate RDC's without controls or operator's cabs.

The train was equipped with third rail shoes for operation into Grand Central Terminal.  The cars were compatible with standard RDC's and were mixed in with standard RDC's after the trainset was split up.  Retired in 1980.  Two cabs and one intermediate cars survive.

Rusty

My new (to me) MTH NKP 759 Berkshire in the American Railroads (Golden Spike 100th Anniversary) paint scheme with matching passenger cars. This engine was originally a 5-volt PS2 which was upgraded to PS3 and the only changes that I have made were to change out the headlight from a bright white LED and the MARS light from a red LED to now both be golden glow white LED's.

Thanks,

Mat

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A pic of my PRR Consolidations.  Weaver H10 on left and 3rd Rail H6sb on right.

H6 vs H10 [3)

Both have been upgraded with ERR and gunrunnerjohn electronics by forum member Alex_M. Needless to say, the H6 was a challenge for Alex but he got it all in.

Ron

 

TCA, TTOS, NCT, LCCA, PRRT&HS

 

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless!  Author Sherry Anderson

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She may not be a train but she still has a front end. I wish I would've gotten a front shot of the real one, but here is a model of the USS Wisconsin at the USS Wisconsin Museum in Norfolk. DSCN1550

Modeling Enola PA in miniature

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“It’s a good thing to let another generation know what a steam locomotive is.” — Southern Railway Vice President-Law W. Graham Claytor Jr.

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c.sam posted:

The Commodore!

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Beautiful engine, Sam. I have the black Commodore in my collection (the “Darth Vader” version!!!).

Paul

Techno-Peasant of the First Order

Provisionary Member - Brotherhood of the Crappy Basement Layout

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We have just finished the new train room in the basement,  I did set up a temporary layout until I can get a permanent one decided.  So the Rock Island 2031 was the one with honors for the first run. 

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Don't get in my way. "Boba Fett."

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Good morning, this photo is of a RJ Corman train heading from Clearfield PA Yard to Cresson PA with a string of grain cars. 

The third unit was running a bit rich in the cold air which is the white smoke in the background.

Have a great front end Friday !!!!!

Mark Strittmatter

TCA#14-69917

Indiana, PA 

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Good morning this is the boiler front from Pennsy K4 1361 at the Altoona Railroaders Musuem this past fall.

The headlight is sitting on a pellet along with a the steam generator.                                                                                                The primer colored item is the light off the rear of the tender.

Merry Christmas !

Mark Strittmatter

TCA#14-69917

Indiana, PA 

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Moonson posted:
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What? Where?

SS United States (“America’s Flagship”) Philadelphia, PA visible from IKEA

Modeling Enola PA in miniature

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“It’s a good thing to let another generation know what a steam locomotive is.” — Southern Railway Vice President-Law W. Graham Claytor Jr.

Good evening, this is a PRR Jordan Spreader being prepped to head out before a winter storm moves in. 

Long before the Weather Channel and Doppler radar the PRR management are hoping they are making the right move and getting in position if the forecaster is correct.

The forecast is calling for possibly several inches of snow with possible snow rates of 2" per hour. The following day are calling for wind from the east which will make conditions out on the railroad miserable.

Todays power for the spreader will be a freshly shopped L1 Mikado along with a repainted Pennsy N6B Cabin Car painted in the new MOW colors.

Happy Frontend Friday  : )

Mark Strittmatter

TCA#14-69917

Indiana, PA 

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briansilvermustang posted:

 

A paved street, with a parking lane, no less, and somebody's frontporch right there, and a train trundling straight up the center! Its nice to be reminded, again, that, more-or-less, such scenes are not just the stuff of model train layouts,IMG_9475 that they do happen in real-life, too!

Thanks for that reference point!

FrankM

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