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Entries from April 2008

TGX Boxcar Arrives in the Piedmont Division

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

The TGX HO boxcar from 2Guyz and Sum Trains arrived on the inbound tracks of the classification yard this weekend and the switching of cuts from the mixed freight consist began soon after the inbound locomotive was sent for refueling and a servicing checkout for the next haul. Here in the photo on the left […]

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Category: Model Railroading

Having your layout construction contracted out - a debate

April 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Read and interesting thread posted in the Layouts and Layout Building Forum in MR online today about having your layout construction contracted out instead of doing it yourself. Contracted Layout Building in MR is the title of the thread and there seems to be a debate by folks who have their layout paid to be built. The debate is if this […]

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Category: Model Railroading

BNSF/UP in the Snow, Tabernash, CO, USA Hwy 40

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments

After our sleigh ride and driving back from Sombrero Stables at Snow Mountain, CO I noticed a BNSF coal consist traveling south alongside Hwy 40 between the towns of Tabernash and Fraser, CO. I instructed Benjamin to take my Canon Digital Rebel camera from the Jansport backpack and start shooting as many pictures as possible as I […]

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Category: Fun · Prototype