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    cv_acr replied to the thread Old West/Late 1800s Track ?.
    Hand laying code 55 with micro spikes works perfectly fine.
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    cv_acr replied to the thread Signals.
    Signals is a pretty deep rabbit hole.... Train order office signals or wayside signals? Semaphore or colour-light? (or PRR style...
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    If you with the post-1987 no-multimark scheme note that the rear end is now red and white stripes, no black, with that scheme. Photos...
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    Two possibilities: - the parts are not in fact installed properly - they are, and you are intended to cut the last bridge tie and...
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    The paint on the linked C420 is the early scheme, referred to by some railfans as the "hockey stick" scheme for those angled elements...
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    Not with that version of the small multi. The later 1979+ version of the small multi, with the 8" stripes, covered the entire height...
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    Red/White/Blue was BC Rail's post-1984 locomotive colours.
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    Great Northern ran into the Vancouver area from Washington state. Later Burlington Northern and now BNSF. (BN in the 1970s.) With all...
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    Ditch lights were added in the late '70s-early '80s. A unit with the early 1968-1975 5" striping likely wouldn't have them.
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    cv_acr reacted to D&J RailRoad's post in the thread Fueling on the Mainline with Like Like.
    If you go to the Virtual railcam Belene, NM you can see the fueling racks. The locos stop at the fueling racks then procede on without...
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    cv_acr replied to the thread Fueling on the Mainline.
    What's the sanding structure go to do with anything? You won't have that at a intermediate refueling-only spot. You're talking about a...
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    Wisconsin Central in a couple of places (Fond du Lac, WI and Sault Ste. Marie, ON) used old retired hoppers for locomotive sand tower...
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    cv_acr replied to the thread Life Like Innereds?.
    Not without some engineering work. The shell-chassis mountings are VERY different, and depending on which models you're talking about...
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    cv_acr replied to the thread JMRI for British outline users.
    I'm pretty sure you specific the car and track sizes in the system, so it's all relative. Is there another difference(s) that I'm...
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    cv_acr replied to the thread Life Like Innereds?.
    Well, I don't think they had version of the exact same locomotive in both lines, so no, the chassis won't be the same. The motors might...




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