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    RE: How Realistic Can We Make 'Em 2

    CNJ train on the LV Route
    at Benders Junction (L&NE) with some detail added.

    Bob Staples

    http://www.thebluecomet.com
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    NYO&W FT's on the LV Route

    Here are a few screen shots of Shawn Kenselaar's NYO&W FT repaints. Most are from the Benders Junction area except the double stack train on the old CNJ east of Jim Thorpe. Thanks to Werner Mueller...
  3. Thread: gp30cab

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    RE: gp30cab

    There was a GP30 cab done by Columbus Locomotive Works which is probably the one you are thinking about. I don't know what their status is now, but the GP30 was pulled shortly after I downloaded the...
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    RE: Crash at Lehighton-LV Route

    Werner,

    I sent you an e-mail, but I will post what happened for anyone else that may be following this. I downloaded the L&NE Alco FA the other night and went to create a consist and got the...
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    RE: Conrail's well NS Lehigh Line

    South Jersey Guys

    Some day in the not to distant future, I will upload my route. It runs from Red Bank to Lakehurst and down the Barnegat branch as far as Pinewald. I have been working on my web...
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    RE: Conrail's well NS Lehigh Line

    Bump.....

    Make that:

    http://www.thebluecomet.com

    Bob Staples
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    RE: Conrail's (well NS Lehigh Line

    Tom,

    You could simply add some catenary poles as scenery items to simulate the overhead on the old PRR portion.

    For some vintage LV, CNJ views of this line go to:
    ...
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    RE: Conrail's well NS Lehigh Line

    You are correct with regard to the bridge, although some artistic license was taken. The real bridge was no more than three cars long. The track layout was from memory and a drawing in the "Blue...
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    RE: Its not easy being green....

    GH

    The real 3672 in Reading. 11-23-75

    Bob Staples
    http://www.thebluecomet.com
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    RE: To the beach....

    Lets try one more time

    That should do it.

    Bob S

    http://www.thebluecomet.com
  11. RE: A Couple more units for the Lehigh Valley Route

    Mark,

    The LV unit looks really good, BUT........
    that CNJ RS-3 is way off.

    See pic below. CNJ RS-3's were 1540 to 1555 and 1700 to 1709

    The blue color is much to light as well.

    For CNJ...
  12. RE: What railroads owned F45 Diesels--other than Santa

    Here is a pic of NYSW 3636 in fresh paint in Binghmaton, NY, 1988

    For more NYSW stuff, check out my web site:

    http://www.thebluecomet.com/nysw.html

    Bob Staples
  13. Thread: 3D roadbed

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    RE: 3D roadbed

    I am hardly an expert on PRR steam, but I believe that is an M-1 Mountain type. Not a K4.

    Bob Staples
    http://www.thebluecomet.com
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    RE: Send/Don't Send Error on LV Route

    Werner,

    Windows 98. My brother-in-law built the machine. It is a Celeron 500 with only a 16 bit video card. I know its an outdated, slow machine, but that what I have. The exact specifics I am...
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    Send/Don't Send Error on LV Route

    First I had trouble entering Lehighton on Werner Mueller's LV route. It turned out to be a still unknown file problem with the LV FA units sitting by the round hose. Once removed I was OK thru...
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    Error message with certain locos

    When I try to create a consist using the FA units, the L&NE RS-2 or the D&H 2304 unit, I get the "Send/Don't Send error" box.
    I had trouble running the Lehigh route because there were LV FA units at...
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    RE: Conrail's well NS Lehigh Line

    Kevin,

    Yes I did. The trackage in Earle is merely guesswork, though.
    The Farmingdale trackage is there with the newer ( post-CNJ ) lumber yard included. I have a few details to clean up, but...
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    RE: Conrail's well NS Lehigh Line

    Kevin,

    Although you could be correct, it is actually of the area between Collingswood and Farmingdale on the CNJ southern division.
    The Asbury road crossing. I live and work in the area, so many...
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    RE: When is a GP7 an RS-3?

    If you need some pictures for reference purposes go to my site at

    http://www.thebluecomet.com/rdgbeth.html

    Hope I could help

    Bob Staples
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    RE: Crash at Lehighton-LV Route

    Werner,

    The updates went OK. Whether those missing files as noted a messages above were in the updates or the originals I am not certain right now.
    I will check my e-mail tonight after work.
    ...
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    RE: Crash at Lehighton-LV Route

    Werner,

    I may have to download everything again. I went to change a switch from automatic to manual in the Nazereth area (EL) and when I opened the track sections to find the manual switch, an...
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    RE: Crash at Lehighton-LV Route

    Werner,

    Yes I did. I took the RE for a trip along the river and found several files that did not load, including 3 terrtex .ace files (concrete.ace & US2scrubrock2.ace & US2Tarmac.ace), 2 .sms...
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    RE: Crash at Lehighton-LV Route

    To return to the original subject matter, here is what I have done so far. Deleted the route entirely and re-installed it. Re-installed those tiles that Werner sent as replacements for the...
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    RE: Crash at Lehighton-LV Route

    I have to agree. With a long train and some consists scattered around to work with, I get no more than 3fps! I have to admit my puter is slow, but that is just a bit on the low side. I won't give...
  25. Thread: XTrack

    by blue comet
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    RE: XTrack

    Newton Kid

    I am having a problem with the Lehigh Route. When starting or approaching the area around Lehighton the Send/Dont Send Report box pops up. Does not occur anywhere else. You mention...
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