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    RE: Slack-Action Videos?

    >Back in the late 80's, I was sitting in my car at a grade
    >crossing in the middle of the night just south of Crestline,
    >OH. I was waiting for a northbound that was stopped for a
    >redlight. I'm...
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    RE: A couple of questions

    I had a situation a few years ago in real life with an undesired release. We needed to tie on to a cut of cars, drag them north up to the main, cut away and get in the clear so another engine could...
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    RE: running a red signal

    Why would you want to disable this feature anyway? In real life if you pass a red signal you're ordered to stop the train and they come out and pull you out of service on the spot. Running a red is...
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    RE: running a red signal

    Why would you want to disable this feature anyway? In real life if you pass a red signal you're ordered to stop the train and they come out and pull you out of service on the spot. Running a red is...
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    RE: FPM's Santa Fe geep

    So are you saying that the geep is not supposed to be driveable? Is there a way to make it driveable?

    Thanks
    Joe
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    FPM's Santa Fe geep

    A few years ago I purchased a copy of FPM's Surfliner Route. Included with the route was a Santa Fe geep and a promise that FPM would make some freight activities. However, the activities were...
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    RE: An interesting angle on railfanning.

    >if you knew you wouldnt get hurt that is.. jsut imagine laying
    >in between the track, a lot of people would think that when
    >the train would hit you would just get pushed along, or
    >somethingt...
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    RE: Last Clear Chance by Union Pacific

    "Trains are blameless, holy creatures."
  9. RE: amtrak cancels trains between St. Louis and Kansas City.

    It was for reasons such as frozen switches, (crossovers and such) malfunctioning signals, as well as trains outlawing and not being able to be recrewed. They couldn't get the recrews out to the...
  10. Thread: storm damage

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    RE: storm damage

    In case of bad weather railroad signal systems have batteries to use as back-up power. However, if water or ice covers the rail it could drop all the signals to their most restrictive aspect. It's...
  11. Thread: Superman

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    RE: Superman

    It's better to wreck a model railroad than to wreck the real thing. :-)

    Joe

    >>Topic belongs in the yard forum.
    >
    >O RLY ?
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    >I thought he was talking about the apperance of a model RR in...
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    RE: Bob Denver( Gilligan) Dead at 70

    Work!
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    RE: Is Train Simulator boring you?

    I, too, have become bored with the game but for different reasons. A couple of years after the game came out I got my engineer license. Ever since I started operating the real ones the miniture and...
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    RE: Is Train Simulator boring you?

    I, too, have become bored with the game but for different reasons. A couple of years after the game came out I got my engineer license. Ever since I started operating the real ones the miniture and...
  15. RE: Just wanderin who everyone is since this is a msts community

    I'm 35. It's hard for me to believe that there are young adults that have never seen cabooses in regular revinue service.

    Joe
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    RE: Waiting on a siding.

    >The joke thing happens quite a bit. Your lucky if you only
    >wait a half hour for a train, gives you time to each lunch and
    >go over your bulletins etc.

    ...And sleep, but only if management...
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    RE: Mother Nature

    Ahh yes, I've walked across that bridge many times. What a shame what happened to it...and with no plans to rebuild...Oh well, at least I have photographs and memories of what it once was.

    Joe
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    RE: yes, desktops...again.

    Here's mine, I took the shot myself. It's located at the interlocking at Alliance, Ohio.

    Joe
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    RE: Post your (near-) photorealistic shots!

    Here's mine...is it real? Only the shadow knows. :-)

    Joe
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    My first splash screen

    Hey, I just learned how to make a splash screen. The photograph was taken in Alliance, Ohio on the former Conrail Cleveland to Pittsburg line just before the NS, CSX split.

    Joe
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    Last Weeks Ohio Central Steam trip

    Here's a shot I took of Ohio Central's steam trip that I took last weekend. (May 31st) It was parked at Newark, Ohio.

    Joe
  22. RE: Conrail Contest anyone ??Post Real or MSTS pics

    Here's a few photos I took in Alliance, Ohio a few years ago. I've posted them on my web site at http://home.neo.rr.com/mp83

    Joe
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    RE: Level crossing action...

    Here's my humble offering. Penn Central in Mount Union, Ohio

    Joe
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    My first cab ride

    Hey everybody, I got my first cab ride yesterday. I rode in an old Alco S2, engine 101, shown in the first photograph. The second photo shows me in the cab. I tried to open the window and door to...
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    Caboose Question

    Can anybody give me any information on this caboose? I've been told that it belonged to the New York Central but I have no idea what type it is or what number it might have been or anything like...
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