A few more of my "Western" trains.  Still need to get some good pictures of the 3rd Rail E6s, but I have a run day at the club on Saturday.  Maybe I'll have a chance then.  Kind of a funny thing happened to me back when I worked on the 3rd Rail FT project.  None of the roads were ones I modeled, but I liked the original catwhisker scheme on the ATSF versions so now I do mostly western roads in 3 rail and my eastern ones in 2 rail. 

The GS4 is a Williams.   All the other locomotives are 3rd Rail.

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Jonathan

 

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 I remember riding #5 into LA c. 1963. UP even then was a West Coast road. Also too, the City of Portland on the Oregon Short Line:

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Breakfast in the Dome Diner! Looks like 13y old geysergazer was chomping on a slice of toast with a plate of pancakes in front of him. Doesn't get any better than that! 

 

UP on the Plywood Empire Route:

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In the photo Dad took c. 1962, a UP E8 and an E9, Green River, Wy.

Lew

 

Operator of the Plywood Empire Route in the Beautiful Berkshires

Growing old is so much more fun than the only alternative.

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Does this count? 

Mick 2005

Took this in 2005; my son Mick in Garibaldi, which is on the West Coast... 

Mark in Oregon

I would say it does. I've been to that Dairy Queen in the background. You may not be able to spit and hit the ocean, but you can definitely see it from there.

Chris

Not quite Wednesday, but here goes.

Since I model the Pennsy, I don't have many West Coast engines.  I do have these beauties.

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These SD75s are the K-Line engines that were offered but not built before K-Line folded.  I don't know why I ordered them except they looked great and were inexpensive.  I'm glad Lionel decided to finish the project.  The car and containers are Lionel.

Ron

 

TCA, TTOS, NCT, LCCA, PRRT&HS

 

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Paul,

The car with the short dome is a K-Line as are all the 21" cars.  The three 18" cars in one of the videos are MTH including the full dome.  Club cars.  I was too lazy to bring my El Cap set this time! 

After running the E6s I'm tempted to order the GGD 37-46 Super Chief to go with it.  A perfect pairing.  It's just money right?

Don't know if this counts as West Coast also, but broke in this locomotive with the same cars Saturday too.

Jonathan

 

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Paul,

The car with the short dome is a K-Line as are all the 21" cars.  The three 18" cars in one of the videos are MTH including the full dome.  Club cars.  I was too lazy to bring my El Cap set this time! 

After running the E6s I'm tempted to order the GGD 37-46 Super Chief to go with it.  A perfect pairing.  It's just money right?

Don't know if this counts as West Coast also, but broke in this locomotive with the same cars Saturday too.

Jonathan, Yes, I would say Burlington counts.....

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Mostly east coast lines on my RR but the ATSF has always been my favorite.

I resolved that in my head by keeping my west coast roads, modern and Amtrak in 3R while keeping my transition era PRR, CNJ, etc in 2R.  Not sure why, but it keeps it all organized for me in my head.

Jonathan

 

Paul,

The challenge for me now having added my first Burlington locomotive to the roster is now I need to find the right cars to put behind it.  I'd like straight Burlington cars as opposed to CA Zephyr cars.  But at this point I just need to do some research.  Luckily the funds or lack thereof afford me the time to do that research.

Jonathan

 

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