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Reply #60 on: July 12, 2020, 11:49:11 PM
Very cool! 


Back when our local mall hosted an annual model railroad exhibition, I remember some of the larger exhibits included military trains like that.  It wasn't until I was older that I understood they weren't that uncommon, but I always found them fascinating. 

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Reply #61 on: July 13, 2020, 06:29:44 AM

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Reply #62 on: July 13, 2020, 11:50:36 AM
The best protected train in America.  :bigthumb:

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Reply #63 on: July 13, 2020, 01:22:51 PM


UK Version.

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Reply #64 on: July 14, 2020, 02:19:46 AM
Awesome!  Would love to have seen that in person.  :D 




Entirely mundane, but -- completely to my surprise -- a quick search turned up a double video (north & south viewings) of the railroad crossing just a stone's throw from where I live.  From the southbound viewpoint, I live just three blocks past the crossing. 


Northbound view: 




Southbound view:



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Reply #65 on: July 14, 2020, 10:40:28 AM
Damn, that's a lot of snow Martok. How do you ever find your Yard Gnomes in it?  :o

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Reply #66 on: July 15, 2020, 03:32:47 AM
Damn, that's a lot of snow Martok. How do you ever find your Yard Gnomes in it?  :o

Eh, that's nothing -- maybe a couple inches' worth.  As for the gnomes, we use gems & trinkets to lure them out of hiding.  ;) 

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Reply #67 on: July 22, 2020, 06:46:55 AM
The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway reopen.


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Reply #68 on: July 22, 2020, 11:35:56 AM
Number Five is alive! You had to know somebody was going to say that didn't you?  :bigthumb:

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Reply #69 on: July 22, 2020, 11:39:54 AM
Haha!

No.

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