Thanks for the posting of the Obituary, Bob.
Sad that another leaves our ranks.
FWIW: I clicked that link and was immediately faced with a Malware site.
Does the old Win98 machine have USB? If so, copy to a thumb drive and transfer to the newer machine?
As I remember it, the brake staffs were collapsible, so they could be lowered and out of the way for any load that had overhang. I don't remember...
So I just scored one of my "nostalgia" cars I've been watching for. Had one like this back in my basement layout in KC in the mid-60s:
Looking good, Tom.
You sure have some interesting stuff running about your layout.
IMHO, you've already found your answer:
"I have a good supply of Kadee coupler kits and happen to find one that worked."
So it won't be "like...
I find in my stack of Frisco company car diagrams a sheet for the 5900-5934 class of wood chip hoppers. The particulars:
* Built date may be Jan...
Bowser shows a build date of 4-49 for the car, but I suspect that's the build date of the original material hopper and does not...
Wow Keith! That depot is fantastic and you will treasure it the rest of your life!
The way I saw it was:
Bottling air is (was as I'm now retired) against the rules... and a very present help in a time of need.
By the time I retired (April 2018) any bottling of the air was a serious offense. Even after busting the air line,...
Yup, scratching the nostalgia itch is fun.
Well, an Athearn 50' dbl door yellow "Ship It" car showed up on eBay... but I'm shying away...
All the engines look good, but...
LOVE the Moby Dick!
Yup, you're right, it's a Revell caboose. Kind of neat.
The MDC is a nice looking car, but I didn't own one when I was a lot younger,...
What brand is that caboose? I don't recognize the model.
Yup. I have that exact Rivarossi car. If you want want that's very reasonably priced, here 'ya go:...
Yes, they do! I will eventually be purchasing some of their offerings, but they won't be nostalgia driven purchases, but more of...
Sounds exciting and looks to be a beautiful home to boot, Joe!
Hoping for the best for you and Cynthia!
Just snagged one of the above Athearn 40' brown "Ship It's" off'n the Bay.
Though it was not a "nostalgia" driven purchase... it will save time...
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