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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #720 on: December 10, 2017, 06:50:12 PM »
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Well, for better or worse, the deed is done. We signed the paperwork today on a full price offer plus a little bit, and within 32 days, the Transcontinental PRR must come down, and the room’s walls patched and painted. It’s been a good run.

Congratulations Eric.  Where and what?  Room for layout?

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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #721 on: December 11, 2017, 09:46:40 AM »
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Looking forward to seeing the next iteration.  Take your time with the dismantling, and remember to salvage everything.  You've got a lot of money tied up in plywood and wire... no reason you can't use it again.

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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #722 on: December 11, 2017, 05:10:22 PM »
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Congratulations Eric.  Where and what?  Room for layout?

 Unfortunately, we don’t have a new place yet.  We are probably going to wind up moving into an apartment for a little while, hopefully not more than a month or two. We do have an offer in on one place with excellent railroading space, but prospects to actually get that one are only so-so.
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #723 on: January 13, 2018, 09:01:10 PM »
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NOTICE OF ABANDONMENT

The Pennsylvania Railroad has received approval to discontinue all service on the Transcontinental line.  The last train was run 5:15 PM on 01/12/18.  The line is abandoned, effective immediately, and removal of physical plant along the right of way has commenced.  This chapter of the history of the Transcontinental Pennsylvania Railroad is at an end.

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« Reply #724 on: January 13, 2018, 09:13:04 PM »
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Up next...the transoceanic Pennsy!

Sad to see all that work gone, but I get it.  Hopefully the new house will be a welcome home to another version of the Pennsy!  Oh, and a G scale DSP&P/C&S outdoor layout!
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #725 on: January 13, 2018, 09:16:28 PM »
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Up next...the transoceanic Pennsy!

Sad to see all that work gone, but I get it.  Hopefully the new house will be a welcome home to another version of the Pennsy!  Oh, and a G scale DSP&P/C&S outdoor layout!

Trancon Pennsy 2.0 will rise one day.  And I fixed the G Scale reference for ya.  The C&S will be Nn3.  :D
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #726 on: January 13, 2018, 09:21:25 PM »
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Sorry to see us lose another one to HO!
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #727 on: January 13, 2018, 09:33:23 PM »
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Sorry to see us lose another one to HO!


Sir, them’s fightin’ words! I am in N scale to stay! Just because I dabble in a little G doesn’t mean anything...
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« Reply #728 on: January 13, 2018, 09:36:53 PM »
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Sir, them’s fightin’ words! I am in N scale to stay! Just because I dabble in a little G doesn’t mean anything...

That's what the last guy said. And the guy before him!
It's ok. I'm switching over in 2 years, anyways.
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #729 on: January 13, 2018, 09:50:56 PM »
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As  a simple practical matter, I have way too much invested in N scale locos and rolling stock.  I also really enjoy having my trains go from one physical place to another, and that’s not something I can reasonably expect to be able to do in HO. If the HO bug ever takes hold, there’s a kick-a$$ HO club with over a 1:1 mile of track nearby that I can join. The home layout shall be N. (With some Nn3.)
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #730 on: January 14, 2018, 02:21:54 AM »
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That's actually the best of both worlds:  Model your favorite scale at home, and your second interest at the club.  You might even find that some of the HOers are interested in operations on your layout.
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #731 on: January 15, 2018, 04:06:03 PM »
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Hey Vernor's is the original ginger ale! It's good stuff!
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #732 on: January 15, 2018, 07:10:34 PM »
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Verners is the official beverage of the Gandy Dancers!
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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #733 on: January 15, 2018, 07:16:00 PM »
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Hey Vernor's is the original ginger ale! It's good stuff!

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Re: The Transcontinental PRR
« Reply #734 on: January 15, 2018, 08:40:31 PM »
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Verners is the official beverage of the Gandy Dancers!
Years ago at a Greenberg train show there was a guy selling Pennsylvania Railroad root beer.
Has anyone seen it lately?
http://www.root-beer.org/modules.php?name=Brands&rbop=Brand&bid=2061