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    I'll split this into several posts because the Forum does not allow more than one video per post.

    The Rivercide Electric Railroad. Set somewhere ... , well certainly in North America. Somewhere where there are autumn leaves. New England perhaps?

    The railroad originally provided a service between small riverside agricultural communities. It was electrified to carry coal from Southcide to the major coal fired power station at Northcide. I tried to give it a slightly run down and well used appearance. It's obliviously seen better times and looks as if it might be struggling to exist.

    Rivercide, the main town:





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    The northern end is Northcide, with the power plant and ACME industrial complex. As we all know, ACME produces and consumes just about anything -- a really useful industry to have on any railroad.

    Approaching Northcide:



    Northcide:


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    Southcide -- coal mine and logging camp:


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    Lots of water, lots of reflections, lots of shadows:



    The railroad re-geared the PRR B1 locomotives for higher maximum speed. Here we see a high speed test run over the route:



    Phil

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