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    kjd replied to the thread Flat MOW Load.
    Often large loads like that were welded to the flatcar and cut off at the destination. See post #608 in the let's get loaded thread...
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    kjd replied to the thread Not really model.
    I just went by the Ronler Acres Intel campus in Hillsboro, OR, and saw Lampson's big blue crane set up there. It makes the dozen other...
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    kjd liked tootnkumin's post in the thread Small problem....
    I'll bet he's a chip off the old block. The "block" has just forgotten.
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    kjd replied to the thread What Era do you Model?.
    When I started, mid 1990s was current but now it's a quarter century past. What Era is that? 2nd or 3rd? I'd vote but don't know how...
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    Bridge is installed now. Abutments are secured in place and footers are solid. I laid roadbed then track over it and just finished a...
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    Ken this is some serious modelling, looks awesome!
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    Just some test runs over it but nothing of a run through train.
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    kjd replied to the thread Not really model.
    Or the one that dropped the conveyor across the triple main in the Powder River basin in 2008. A couple years ago, it worked for a few...
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    kjd replied to the thread Railroad Bridges Back When.
    The 180 ft tall Half Moon trestle still exists on the remains of the Camas Prairie rr in Idaho. Unfortunately, not used, especially...
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    If you have the space for a 4x8, you may very well have the space for a layout like this. http://hogrr.blogspot.com/ Remember, in...
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    kjd replied to the thread New to Model Railroading.
    Greg, your link wants a yahoo email password. A 4x8 in HO will work but the curves that fit on it are pretty small which will limit you...
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    kjd replied to the thread Troublesome Track...Do You Have Any?.
    I had a SD60 that ran great for years and then one day started having issues that seemed related to dirt I couldn't see. It turned out...
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    kjd replied to the thread Troublesome Track...Do You Have Any?.
    I have a small layout, maybe a total of 100 ft of track including staging and industry track. Some of it is temporary but has been in...
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    kjd replied to the thread Something different for me.
    Most BN locos had black walkways and, later, black on top of the noses. Athearn eventually got them painted so back in the day I painted...
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    You can also use different resistor values to have stings with different numbers of LEDs light evenly. There wouldn't be any cascading...



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