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I just got done making this load, this is not the finished project this was just when i was getting done with the bottom layer. Know its all done, the reason i created this car and one more to come is because in Temple they run what they call the M-Temple-Beaumont which takes untreated ties...
Notice the silver trucks, plated windows, and old CR logo fading through (Look just below the left crossing light). Athearn makes this exact caboose in HO scale as part of their Ready To Roll line.
Copyright 2003 Austin MacDougall (ssw9662)
In getting this photo, I confirmed that my rail barge really does float. The tug does not. And while the barge floats, it also drifts (especially without a good tug to hold it in place). And to top it all off, the tide keeps changing the water level, which may not matter if everything floats...
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