Your latest project looks like the perfect match for you. You'll lap that up like a kitten laps warm milk!
LONG trains with LOTS of...
Suspect the pic was after the depot being de-commissioned. Such happened to the Van Buren depot sometime mid-70s.
(Sorry, I haven't a clue.)
So... possibly it was a three tone scheme?
Ugh. Worst possible scenario for virtual painting using photo textures.
I do know that...
If no one has better info, I will be going with red/oxide red for my Frisco depots in my V scale rendition of the Frisco from Monett to...
So... Bachmann's version isn't on the money??
I echo Nathan: Thanks for uploading this.
It was gratifying to see that my memories were substantiated. I have memories of seeing loaded coal...
At some point in time it was mandated that couplers (even new ones) were NOT to be painted. (Same with wheels.) Paint can hide defects.
Watching with interest. I have four of the Bachman New Tooling 4-4-0's if it would fit those, too.
Liked those old Moby Dick's.
I reckon those brass models of them are worth a fortune now?
You mean the Frisco didn't have tank cars like that?
Backing lights. Those were backing lights. (An available EMD option, I think.)
I can see how (as modeled) those would definitely be an issue.
I've been in a V scale mood of late as I let my hobby funds build. (V scale only costs me my time!)
I've been working on my Frisco route project,...
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