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    Horse!

    Horse!
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    Looking good, Dean! That's a pretty dead-on match...

    Looking good, Dean! That's a pretty dead-on match for fresh Milwaukee orange too!
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    Dean, Milwaukee 1-5 were FP45's, not F45's....

    Dean, Milwaukee 1-5 were FP45's, not F45's. Milwaukee didn't have F45's.
  4. Thread: Hiawatha in Yellow

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    The Milwaukee was not in receivership. After the...

    The Milwaukee was not in receivership.
    After the C&NW ceased operating UP's "City" trains into Chicago, the UP switched to the Milwaukee for the Omaha(Omahahaha?) to Chicago leg.
    An end result was...
  5. Thread: Hiawatha in Yellow

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    "Arrow Rapids" is not a valid "Rapids" series...

    "Arrow Rapids" is not a valid "Rapids" series car..

    There were 4 "Rapids" cars: "Cedar Rapids", "Priest Rapids", "Coon Rapids" and "Dell Rapids".
    There were six "Creek" series sleeper-lounges,...
  6. Thread: New Forum

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    I like the new forum format. Several forums I'm...

    I like the new forum format. Several forums I'm on use this format, and it is really easy to navigate once you gte used to it.
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    RE: Feather River Route

    Sound's good, Marc! When I get some hobby cash again, I'll buy it!
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    RE: Feather River Route

    Before I spend money on such a detailed route, does anyone know what sort of FPS I can expect on an Athlon XP 2400, with 1.5GB PC2100 DDR SDRAM, a 128 MB GeForce6600 (AGP) running XP Pro?

    I'd hate...
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    RE: What color you prefer ?

    Orange and Maroon, as God himself intended.

    No cheap imitation UP colors!
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    RE: It's gotta be a rebuild?!

    I'd guess an SD7 or 9, as the frame is too thick to be a SD35, plus look at the 651 behind it.
  11. Thread: Fairbanks-Morse

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    RE: Fairbanks-Morse

    I was thinking the last set of numbers indicated number of axles and number of powered axles, for instance, if you had an A1A-A1A, you would have had an H-XX-64.

    Remember, the passenger C-Liners...
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    RE: Milwaukee Road Skytop Observation

    Gaetan-
    The "Rapids" series cars were indeed the "chair car" if you could call them that. the "Creek" series , "Alder Creek", "Arrow Creek", "Coffee Creek", "Gold Creek", "Marble Creek" and...
  13. Thread: Yreka Western

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    RE: Yreka Western

    I was gonna say,

    "Hey, that's Shack's engine!"

    but you beat me to it
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    RE: Screen size - anyone still have a 12" monitor?

    Jim-

    We've got modern computers down here in God's Country. :-)
    We've even got broadband at most places now. Heck, a friend of mine who I thought would never get broadband out in the sticks where...
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    RE: A Voice Goes Out of the World

    I had to look up a translation to the video above to appreciate the symbolism.

    Then stumbled across Pavarotti singing the Schubert Ave Maria. That's something that doesn't get old no matter how...
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    RE: Milwaukee Road GP40

    Yep. "The Road" did that to several.. cheap way of getting rid of the dynos.
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    RE: Cotton Belt Bay Window #86

    Not too bad.

    Only thing I see is the "COTTON BELT" font is a bit off....but not sure what to tell you there- I haven't found the right font for that myself yet.
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    RE: Watch The Shuttle Launch At 6:36 EST Tonight

    I've said it before, and I'll say it again.

    No matter how many times I watch the shuttle take off or land, it's always an amazing sight. I never will forget one evening a few years back...
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    RE: Seaview Fairbanks Morse (RELEASED)

    Eh, no thanks. i don't do the Milwaukee after it developed a bad case of jaundice. :-)

    I may do the as-delivered grey and persian orange :P
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    RE: Seaview Fairbanks Morse (RELEASED)

    Thanks for knocking one off my list, Jay :P Less time I have to spend now :P
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    RE: Very interesting map

    Paul, no apology needed- I was just poking some fun. After all, if we can't laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at? :-)
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    RE: Very interesting map

    Paul-
    Lutherans are genetically predisposed to sit in the back, not like change, and drink mass quantities of coffee. Since meetings inevitably run for two to three hours (and 4 or 5 coffee pots), I...
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    RE: POST YOUR HERITAGE UNITS

    Bite your tounge, Mister. It's about darn time the 88 led something!
    Now, would someone kindly misdirect it down to Texas on the point of something? Thanks.
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    RE: Could you pass the US citizenship test?

    I got a 100%, but the INS form was a flat-out guess. I'll claim an exemption there since I'm a natural-born citizen. :P

    As far as states and capitals go, I could identify all the states, and...
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    RE: how to take apart an 'Mike'

    Look at the rear of the locomotive at the wiring bundle that comes out the back. There is a plug at the end. Since you're on DC, there will be a dummy "jumper plug" plugged in. Because this...
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