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Ridin' High with the DT&I
I finally have a loco done up in my fictional DT&I paint scheme! Check this out!





Fun Lover
Nice. Can't wait to see more.

I'll bet it's the only Nevada Line that ever braved the Great Pillow Mountains.


Lazy Daydreamer
I like it a lot! My private road paint scheme was also inspired by the CN, an earlier variant (the fat zebra stripes).


I love trains!
That's really nice!

I especially like the pillow cases :)

Really though, those locos look fantastic.

Steve B

Shaun, smoke Whooops:eek: Sorry Shaun,,, it's my age and a stressfull day all rolled into one big confused brain:D


New Member
Man, that really stands out. Beautiful work. Is it just me or does that star make the loco look faster?



Ridin' High with the DT&I
New Crossing Installation

With Main St. drivers complaining about visibility on the DT&I's branchline, the city decided to install a cantilever crossing signal to better warn motorists of approaching rail traffic. The success of this installation has prompted a revised look at other crossings in the area. The next major project is on South Main St. The new installation and the area next affected are pictured below.






Ridin' High with the DT&I
Yes it is. I like it...albeit it's plastic, and I thought it was metal. I haven't wired them in yet with the controller, but I'll let you know how it turns out!


Diesel Detail Freak
Awesome, I can see why they'd need it too, with that curve and the building obstructing the view.

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