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    I've had trouble finding information on...

    I've had trouble finding information on industries that existed 80 years ago. Where track charts show sidings, they usually don't indicate what industry was there. I've found photos of most CNJ...
  2. I seem to recall also an NEC backdated to the PRR...

    I seem to recall also an NEC backdated to the PRR steam era, produced by someone in Italy.
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    The smells: maybe I should post a request in...

    The smells: maybe I should post a request in "Items Wanted." ;-)
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    I'll try to remember to change Bayonne to gray...

    I'll try to remember to change Bayonne to gray and dirty. :-)
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    9 more screen shots

    On my website at http://www.stevedunham.50megs.com/bc_msts_pix.html, I added 9 more screen shots of route construction progress.
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    Were purity, body, and flavor the attributes of...

    Were purity, body, and flavor the attributes of Pabst Blue Ribbon? I remember an electric sign for Pabst but I was just a kid.
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    Yes, I am building west from Easton. I was...

    Yes, I am building west from Easton. I was thinking that I ought to take some more screen shots. After I get to Bethlehem, I need to do West Trenton and then merge those with the existing route, add...
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    If it's a memory problem, you could try reducing...

    If it's a memory problem, you could try reducing what is viewed in the Activity Editor (siding names, platform names, etc.) and zoom in, then show those things again when you have zoomed in on the...
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    Thanks for this. I was interested in upgrading my...

    Thanks for this. I was interested in upgrading my copy of PRR-E with grade crossings on the Northeast Corridor. I found a document on the Northeast Corridor Improvement Project that said there had...
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    Looks good. I used to live in Massachusetts and...

    Looks good. I used to live in Massachusetts and have a warm spot in my heart for the B&M. :-)
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    Thanks, Don and Chris. I've actually done all...

    Thanks, Don and Chris.

    I've actually done all the work so far in about 11 months: the Newark branch, most of the Reading from Bound Brook to West Trenton, and the mainline from Elizabethport as...
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    Two more screen shots of progress

    I added a couple more screen shots on my website: Reading trains at Bound Brook and Hopewell,

    http://www.stevedunham.50megs.com/bc_msts_pix.html
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    I too used to watch Thomas the Tank Engine—as an...

    I too used to watch Thomas the Tank Engine—as an adult with my kids. My user icon on one of my home computers is Thomas. I told my kids I would rent Hero of the Rails (as a joking threat) because by...
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    At the top of the Route Design Forum there's a...

    At the top of the Route Design Forum there's a "What US Routes are Underway" sticky. Just thought I'd point it out.

    But since you asked, I'll report (it's discussed elsewhere) that I'm extending...
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    OK, I will work on making upload packages....

    OK, I will work on making upload packages. Retexturing or any other modifications will be fine with me. The Sketchup and third-party textures I used look good, I think. My own textures are simple,...
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    Blue Comet Lines extension models

    For my Blue Comet Lines extension Microsoft Train Simulator and Open Rails route, I've been using Sketchup to make structures for things I needed, such as steps, and to represent distinctive...
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    At a minimum you need to provide the activity and...

    At a minimum you need to provide the activity and services files, and if you have AI traffic, the traffic file. If the activity uses a path or consist not included in the route, then paths and...
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    Durham Omaha Union Station

    The Durham Omaha Union Station model I uploaded to the file library is something I made at the request of Todd Taylor. He was working on a simulator route in Iowa and Nebraska: Burlington Northern...
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    Do you have a consist for the engine? (I don't...

    Do you have a consist for the engine? (I don't know whether a consist was included in the download.) If not, in Train Simulator Activity Editor, create a consist of the engine and tender if it has...
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    Like Andre, I enjoyed building a route that was...

    Like Andre, I enjoyed building a route that was intended but never existed: the Washington & Western, representing one of a few talked-about extensions of what became the Washington & Old Dominion...
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    Glad to hear I'm not missing anything without Facebook. :-)
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    I've never done what you're planning, but for...

    I've never done what you're planning, but for what it's worth, here's how I think I would approach it. In the area I want to model, I would try to find some towns of similar size and location and use...
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    If I were doing what just makes sense, I probably...

    If I were doing what just makes sense, I probably wouldn't be trying to make a computer simulation of a long-dead railroad. :-)

    True, the original Blue Comet Lines simulation passes through Port...
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    As a writer and as a trainsim route builder, I...

    As a writer and as a trainsim route builder, I just want to encourage you in following what you care about and dream about. I've had some modest success as a writer, and some of my trainsim routes...
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    Blue Comet Lines extension

    I posted a few new images on my website at http://www.stevedunham.50megs.com/bc_msts_pix.html. Please pardon the low-res images from my computer.

    I'm building north and west from Elizabethport and...
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