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I love the Pennsy!
« on: May 25, 2010, 09:41:55 PM »
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So just in case you Pennsy fans thought I'd gone over completely to the blue side, I had my boys help me swap eras tonight on the N Scale Juniata Division.  I took some quick grabs with the camera (no staged shots) just for fun.  Please excuse the lack of backdrop.



A stray E8 finds itself in the freight diesel pit tracks at Enola behind an RF16B.



An L1s prowls the yard while a hotshot is ready to head westward on a departure track.



An M1 is maneuvering around the service tracks:





The yard is busy:





A pair of GP9s idle on the westbound departure track ready for clearance from DAY tower to proceed to BANKS.





Another grab of the L1s:









Meanwhile the eastbound Broadway Limited races into the dawn through East Mifflin:



...and an H10sb brings a local through Lewisport:

« Last Edit: May 25, 2010, 11:07:33 PM by Dave Vollmer »
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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2010, 09:49:30 PM »
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Sheesh.  What a nerd!

(I love the convertibility of that little door of yours...)

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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2010, 10:11:13 PM »
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Excellent! Somehow the layout looks better with alittle DGLE. It just looks right and feels right. Long live the PRR.
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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2010, 10:12:28 PM »
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Cool pics!  Except, with steam on the rails, get that red-orange circa-1956 McGinnis NH anomaly out of there and substitute in a handsome NYNH&H script herald car!
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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010, 10:18:50 PM »
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I love the Pennsy too.  Love it so much I just ordered another Broadway Limited set which I plan on changeing the car names. 

You do need to get more X29 boxcars.  Great stuff Dave!

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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2010, 10:20:14 PM »
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I love the Pennsy too.  Love it so much I just ordered another Broadway Limited set which I plan on changeing the car names. 

You do need to get more X29 boxcars.  Great stuff Dave!


LOL...  I have some Red Caboose X29s but I lost the damned brakewheel staffs on all of them...  and I can't find the replacements.  Besides, I don't like the way I weathered them.
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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2010, 10:25:42 PM »
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Looks good Dave.

I love that it works so well in both eras.

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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2010, 10:54:04 AM »
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Nice stuff. Every time I look at that yard, it screams to me, "Make me longer."  Another extension can't be that hard! The lead and yard tracks need to be balanced.

It's like a disturbance in the force.
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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2010, 11:41:46 AM »
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Someday I plan to double the length.  It's not a matter of "hard."  It's a matter of space, and the fact that I will likely move another 3 or more times before I retire from the Air Force.  In fact I'm moving to Florida this December...  Space will be tight as the best I'll be able to do is a spare bedroom.  Temp/humidity swings in a garage are unacceptable, and since I plan on renting (it's an 18 month tour) I won't be investing in insulating a garage.  Everyone I know who bought a house while at Hurlburt or Eglin can't sell and is forced to rent it out anyway.
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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2010, 11:50:19 AM »
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I don't know if you saw this on Atlas:

I fixed it for you:


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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2010, 12:08:30 PM »
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LOL...!
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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2010, 12:23:11 PM »
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I don't know if you saw this on Atlas:

I fixed it for you:



Doesn't Walther's make that one!

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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #12 on: May 26, 2010, 05:56:12 PM »
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That's just wrong there Ed!
Now go to your room,fifteen minute time out for you!
Looks really nice Dave.

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Re: I love the Pennsy!
« Reply #13 on: May 26, 2010, 09:26:07 PM »
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...it screams to me, "Make me longer."  Another extension can't be that hard! [Sounds of labored breathing]"


That's what she said?

Oh, and Ed, the more I look at that mike, the more I think it needs PC-style letters.
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