Originally Posted by tomd6
I think the answer is no. I think the governing factor would be the availablity of water resources rather than a certain number of miles. In the days of steam the Frisco had a chemist based in Springfield who would travel to each water source and check it for quality according to an old-timer who worked at the Fort Smith roundhouse. If there was a problem treatment chemicals would be added to ensure the proper water quality profile was attained. The Frisco was also fortunate that much of the area
Below normal summer temps and the addition of a second window unit has let me play trains. This time of year I buy stuff and wait until the fall to start running. However the cooler weather has let me do both. I recently began collected a few KCS pieces and they lose their way and find themselves on the Avard Sub. That's alway a Kodak moment and the SD45's have been busy taking trains off the TransCon and forwarding them east. So much so that crews are hot seating in Enid.
Originally Posted by Railroader's Daughter
Hi. Love this sight. My father was a RR man from 1952 to 1985. I have fond memories of the Frisco. He worked out of the South Greenfield and Fort Scott line and Springfield line. Dade county area of south greenfield Missouri. Anyone from there...msg me . Have a blessed day in the Lord!
Having settled on the place to model, I then looked at the available space- in my case, a 6 by 11 1/2-foot room. With the size, obviously a 4x8 sheet of plywood is out of the question for all but the most anorectic (which leaves me out!), thus leaving shelves going around the room as the best alternative.
A map of the city of Paris shows the Missouri Pacific (ex-T&P) going east to west south of downtown, the Frisco coming in from
A Guide to Split Delivery Service - 1953