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  • eric
    State of the Site - July 2024
    by eric

    Happy Independence Day!

    It's hard to believe we're already halfway thru the year, but that's where we are.

    I do apologize for writing this a bit late -- hopefully by now, everyone who celebrates the day has had a chance grab a burger or brat at a cookout, and is getting ready to sit back and watch for some fireworks either tonight or in the coming days.

    Listening from my home office, the celebrating started in our neighborhood last night and hasn't stopped....
    Posted 07-04-2024, 07:29 PM
  • eric
    Reefer Madness
    by eric

    The folks at TrainSimulations.Net have another great rolling stock set for us....

    Mechanical refrigerator cars are an essential piece of railroading, bringing fresh fruit and produce from the growing fields in California and Florida, as well as meat from the Great Plains and fish from the coasts to consumers nationwide.

    This set offers the standard Pacific Car and Foundry 57' car that was in widespread use from the 1960's to the 1990's. A few still remain in service today...
    Posted 06-26-2024, 10:10 AM
  • eric
    Locomotive Packs from DieselsWest
    by eric

    I'm happy to announce all four packs produced for the West Colton route by DieselsWest are now available for purchase in our storefront.

    These packs are essential for anyone who owns the West Colton route, and I have to say, look pretty darn good on the Shasta as well.

    Also available from DieselsWest is their Burlington Northern U30C setalso available. If you're a fan of late Second Generation GE power, you'll want to check this set out.

    Posted 06-22-2024, 11:48 PM
  • eric
    Run8 Studios MP15 Pack #3 Available
    by eric

    Run8 Studios​ has just released their newest equipment pack -- four more MP15's in new liveries:
    • BN patched to BNSF
    • SP patched to UP
    • GMTX
    • CSX
    These grizzled veterans help round out the previous liveries in Packs 1 and 2 (BN, BNSF Heritage I, BNSF Swoosh, NS, SP, Amtrak, Union Pacific, CSX YN3 and Run8 RR).

    Each locomotive has a 3D cab, animated windows, doors, windshield wipers, and many other cool features that only Run8 offers.

    If you like switching, check...
    Posted 06-18-2024, 05:14 PM
  • eric
    State of the Site: May 2024
    by eric

    Where has the year gone? Here we are almost in the month of June, my granddaughter is out of school again, and my wife's tomato patch looks to be off to a good start. Still waiting for the cicadas to hatch up in our neck of the woods, but I can't say I'm too concerned if they don't manage to show up. They're ugly and the dogs will probably be a bit freaked out...

    This week got off to a very interesting start... a perennial favorite here at Trainsim.Com has an update: the Full Bucket...
    Posted 05-31-2024, 09:29 PM
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  • NorthernWarrior
    Sniper Elite 4
    by NorthernWarrior

    Thought I would start a separate thread on this rather than the discussion we've been having in the TSC forum!

    Anyhow up and running now,...
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 11:51 PM
  • dgionet
    Charlkes City Western (IATR) Missing tracks
    by dgionet

    Hi to all,

    Has someone else noticed missing tracks at Marble Rock where it meets with the Rock Island?

    Last Activity: Yesterday, 10:08 PM
  • eric
    Best live music show?
    by eric

    Since the movie thread seems to have gotten people's attention (thank you Jdark34) let's try a new question..

    What's the best large or small...
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 09:45 PM
  • seagoon
    Australia, Victoria. Southern Cross to Horsham.
    by seagoon

    In 4K, cabview from one of the gorgeous ex-Victorian Railways C-Class locomotives (C501). About 5 hours.

    Last Activity: Yesterday, 06:55 PM
  • charland
    Track Grades
    by charland

    After 11 years with no problems I'm working on another version of the DAR that started as the original DAR route. Just about finished and suddenly MSTS...
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 04:04 PM
  • 213 001-1
    Problem with speed limits
    by 213 001-1

    Dear railway friends!

    I'm sure one or two of you have already noticed this. If not, I would like to draw your attention to it.
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 03:46 PM
  • Fish4890
    project Thread
    by Fish4890

    Need to Finish and or Fix

    Need to Apply Numbers on the Numberboard
    was on back Burner

    Error of Numbering...
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 02:49 PM
  • pwillard
    A lettering Font I'm updating - norvegan
    by pwillard
    I saw that I had a little space left in the norvegan font... so I did this......
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 02:20 PM
  • f522
    Merged Tiles' Object Limit Change
    by f522


    If I merge tiles the object limit increases or stays the same?

    Last Activity: Yesterday, 11:55 AM
  • texascowboy
    Activating Signals
    by texascowboy

    I have added several tiles to an existing route to create a short branch line operation, & have placed several signals along the new trackage. However,...
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 11:11 AM

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