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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...
  3. 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...
  5. Here's one you may not have found yet.......

    Here's one you may not have found yet....
    https://www.themetrains.com/main.html
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    I have never tried to do what you are trying to...

    I have never tried to do what you are trying to do, but I have heard good things about an editor called 'Goldwave'.

    Nunca he intentado hacer lo que estás intentando hacer, pero he escuchado cosas...
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    Here's a master list of all Shays constructed:...

    Here's a master list of all Shays constructed:
    http://www.gearedsteam.com/shay/master_list.htm
    The 5th column of he list indicates what gauge the engine was when it was delivered (although in some...
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    We're talking Cascade Crossings from MLT,...

    We're talking Cascade Crossings from MLT, correct? That uses the default MSTS TSection. The first time you opened it in TSRE it should have offered to re-index the route-specific TSection into one...
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    Made it look like fading Ektachrome -- Good job!

    Made it look like fading Ektachrome -- Good job!
  10. Did you ever get a chance to take a close look at...

    Did you ever get a chance to take a close look at the trackwork on the unfinished portion between Seligman and Winslow on the original release of Seligman? I do not recall seeing kinks in the track...
  11. FYI, in real life the horn does not always ring...

    FYI, in real life the horn does not always ring the bell.
  12. Whoa - Look at this... Union Pacific Streamliners!

    There's a bunch of new stuff released from BLW. Two new sets, both Union Pacific.
    One set includes E-units and enough passenger cars to make a respectable streamliner.
    There's also Alco...
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    Know what's ironic? The very original release of...

    Know what's ironic? The very original release of Scenic (for MSTS) used the default TSection, and accordingly did not have zero-degree nodes. The next version, with Mosaic, introduced zero-degree...
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    They're not always created that way. Some routes...

    They're not always created that way. Some routes have the two nodes separated by short straight track pieces, an actual theoretically functioning but useless passing siding (crossing loop) perhaps...
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    In the real-life world, train and engine crews...

    In the real-life world, train and engine crews are notorious for blaming the dispatcher! :cool:
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    My experience has been that OR is aware of the...

    My experience has been that OR is aware of the position of each train on a node-by-node basis. The presence of zero-degree loops foreshortens the distance between useable nodes and can confuse the...
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    In addition (and slightly off-topic), many MSTS...

    In addition (and slightly off-topic), many MSTS era route builders would place signals at every single turnout "so they could have AI traffic". The results often resembled a 'signal farm' (where...
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    Anything from this site here:...

    Anything from this site here: http://mstshungary.hu/
    I would highly recommend alfold-palya-7
    Get that, and the five equipment packs listed under Acthu

    You'll lose yourself for days-weeks-months,...
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    As information for anyone who may be hesitant to...

    As information for anyone who may be hesitant to download this route on account of it being officially "incomplete", in this case 'incomplete' means 'with scenery way more than complete enough'.
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    If I recall correctly, a route set in Argentina...

    If I recall correctly, a route set in Argentina called Ferrocaril General Roca, found at Trensim.com, came with some very interesting track sounds.
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    Curious, why not use the PRR-ER?

    Curious, why not use the PRR-ER?
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    It works just fine. Put the textures into a...

    It works just fine. Put the textures into a folder called textures, and put the shape in a folder called shapes.

    OR

    Put the textures and shape together into the same folder. Then the shape...
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    A texture called BLACK.ace causes the shape not...

    A texture called BLACK.ace causes the shape not to load in the shape viewer.
    Also, take a close look at the building, and there is a hole in the building looking toward the clock from the right...
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    Vince - There's a few of them on the Lehigh...

    Vince - There's a few of them on the Lehigh Valley, including on main lines.
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    For everyone who ever wanted a Mohawk!

    For everyone who ever wanted a Mohawk!
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