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  1. Ozarktraveler liked frisco1522's post in the thread Workshop Wednesday.

    This is the second 1045. Gordon Mott got the original one which he had me renumber 1049

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:48 PM
  2. Ozarktraveler liked frisco1522's post in the thread Workshop Wednesday.

    The boiler is just sitting on the running gear. As I said engine still needs leveling. Trailing truck will also be adjusted to level...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:47 PM
  3. Ozarktraveler liked gna's post in the thread Workshop Wednesday.

    You're lucky they just hit the internet/tv. We have a lot of problems with them severing gas lines.

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:47 PM
  4. Ozarktraveler liked gna's post in the thread Workshop Wednesday.

    Sorry, just got back from the holiday. I pretty much rattle can everything with Rustoleum primers, including that house--I used white...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:47 PM
  5. Ozarktraveler liked frisco1522's post in the thread Workshop Wednesday.

    Still very early in the build, no solder cleaning done, nor final leveling done. Very long way to go and its not Wednesday but here's...

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  6. Ozarktraveler liked gstout's post in the thread Interesting Consist.

    Didn't know where else to post this. It came from another affinity group interested in passenger train consists. GS Out of Kansas City...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:45 PM
  7. Ozarktraveler liked gstout's post in the thread Interesting Consist.

    Sorry, I omitted that important bit of detail. The date was August 19, 1955. GS

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:45 PM
  8. Ozarktraveler liked Karl's post in the thread Interesting Consist.

    I believe that this derailment the last Frisco passenger train derailment to cause fatalities (5 deaths and 21 injured). There were...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:44 PM
  9. Ozarktraveler liked gstout's post in the thread Interesting Consist.

    Here's a little more on this (maybe more than anyone wants), including a link to a very grainy aerial video of the wreck and site....

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:44 PM
  10. Ozarktraveler liked kenmc's post in the thread Interesting Consist.

    The date of this consist and derailment was definitely pre-1960, most likely pre-1955 but post-1952. The older mail car and dormitory...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:44 PM
  11. Ozarktraveler liked Joe Lovett's post in the thread Boston Mountains Sub-Division.

    Oil depot with the small tanks and retaining walls. Joe [ATTACH]

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  12. Ozarktraveler liked Joe Lovett's post in the thread Boston Mountains Sub-Division.

    For some reason I just can't get into the oil depot project so this afternoon I fixed a turnout on module 04 that was giving problems...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 12:42 PM