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  1. Thread: SLI Repaints

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    That was Superfleet Warbonnet. Amtrakman is...

    That was Superfleet Warbonnet.
    Amtrakman is looking for the as-delivered Warbonnet.
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    Which route includes Whitehall?

    Which route includes Whitehall?
  3. Make sure to install MSTS according to the...

    Make sure to install MSTS according to the instructions found at Steam4me. Do not deviate from those instructions.
    See also this thread:...
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    The granddaddy of steam routes - Colorado Midland...

    The granddaddy of steam routes - Colorado Midland / C&S
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    It wasn't. The width of each window pane was...

    It wasn't. The width of each window pane was reduced by 4" to accommodate the two extra rows of seats, but each row still had its own window. You won't get that on an airline!
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    Not surprising. The Cyclopedia is still in...

    Not surprising. The Cyclopedia is still in print, from Simmons-Boardman, publishers of Railway Age:
    https://www.transalert.com/bookstore/Rail/Freight_Cars/General/

    They have copyrights to...
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    Nor would they be. The dimensions given were for...

    Nor would they be. The dimensions given were for American Flyers. See the plan Scott posted.
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    Correct on both assumptions. Also, they were...

    Correct on both assumptions.
    Also, they were 13'-4" from the rail to the top of the roof, and 10'-0¼" wide not counting the grab irons.
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    The plans I have for the American Flyers are all...

    The plans I have for the American Flyers are all marked "not to scale", but the length from buffer to buffer is listed as 84'-6¼". Hope that helps.
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    So, are you planning to do the American Flyers,...

    So, are you planning to do the American Flyers, or a heavyweights like one in the plan found at that link?
    (Please say you're planning to do both!)
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    Some related facts:...

    Some related facts:
    https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/feds-empire-builder-was-traveling-under-speed-limit-at-time-of-crash/
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    Try these:...

    Try these:
    https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/amtrak-confirms-three-fatalities-in-montana-derailment/
    https://nypost.com/2021/09/26/amtrak-derailment-in-montana-injures-at-least-50/
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    Empire Builder Wreck in Montana

    https://www.montanarightnow.com/montana/amtrak-passenger-train-derails-outside-chester/article_6852dbda-1e55-11ec-ad56-6b71e00a2c36.html

    Bad crash, with fatalities.
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    If you've got $12.99, there's this set:...

    If you've got $12.99, there's this set:
    http://www.valleypass.com/Sales/NYC1.htm
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    Canadian Pacific Kansas City

    Kansas City Southern will merge with the Canadian Pacific, and the Canadian National has withdrawn their offer (in exchange for a payment of $1,400,000,000.00). The newly merged company has...
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    Route-Riter has a tool that can remove all...

    Route-Riter has a tool that can remove all incidences of a shape from all .w files.
    If you know the name of the shape, that tool can make it go away for good.
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    So the captcha comes up, and I'm clicking on all...

    So the captcha comes up, and I'm clicking on all the trucks, and it says "Try again"
    So I click on all the trucks, and it says "Try again"
    So I click on all the trucks, and it says "Try again"...
  18. Do you mean this set?...

    Do you mean this set?
    http://www.dieselswest.com/RollingStock2/TOFC.html

    It's available on the public side of the website.
  19. If time is money, how much have you already spent...

    If time is money, how much have you already spent trying to get this set for free?
    The payware set, absolutely superb, is only $9.99
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    Was it the North Jersey Rapid Transit?...

    Was it the North Jersey Rapid Transit?
    https://www.glenrockhistory.org/post/2019/08/29/all-aboard-the-north-jersey-rapid-transit-trolleys-in-glen-rock
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    It could be that you have a missing static...

    It could be that you have a missing static consist.

    If one car is missing from a static consist, OR skips over that one car and places the rest of the consist, and then continues on to place the...
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    Please understand that in the United States...

    Please understand that in the United States beginning in 1906 over 15,000 miles of electric Interurban lines were constructed, most of which were abandoned by World War Two. That's in addition to...
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    What do you suppose is happening here?

    This particular activity is crashing at about the same spot every time, and the log shows this same error every time. While I can usually decipher the Open Rails log, in this case it appears to be...
  24. Mail could still move by train, but all the RPO...

    Mail could still move by train, but all the RPO (Railway Post Office) cars were cancelled. The RPO contracts were generally lucrative, and mostly paid the basic cost of running the trains. If the...
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    That would be the wrong approach. In real life,...

    That would be the wrong approach. In real life, sidings and spurs are often protected with derail devices, and they dare not be ignored. They're there for safety. That having been said, could...
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