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    • July 10, 2020 7:23 PM EDT
    • The Freight Shed does not accept video formats. It has enough of a hard time with GIF photos.

    • July 8, 2020 2:35 PM EDT
    • Even if you were able to upload the video, it would not render from your freight shed.  I have had brief success getting video to render from my own web space. It required a configuration file to declare what to do with the file type. Worked for a while, but now does not.  I just use Vimeo (or Youtube) then embed that.

    • July 8, 2020 1:43 PM EDT
    • Bill, it may be that the Freight Sheds won't take video formats, but more likely is that you hit the size limit?

    • July 8, 2020 1:11 PM EDT
    • Bill,


      I am no expert, and the one time I did video here I uploaded to YouTube first, and as long as the embedded address is HTTPS/ you should be good to go. I do not think Bob intended for video in the freight sheds.

      Al P.


    • July 8, 2020 12:06 PM EDT
    • Have created a folder in my freight shed and loaded a video, shows it is loading and when it gets to 100% a small box at the top center says "please select a file to upload" and click ok every thing goes back to start and folder shows no file, tried 2 different videos and neither would load and starting to think it is the format that the video is in, thoughts?

    • July 9, 2020 3:59 PM EDT
    • Dave they at the least made the price of any go way up, and now to find a decent one requires a LOT of investigative crawling around to see what has been cobbled together.

    • July 9, 2020 7:42 AM EDT
    • Pete;


      Yeah, somebody else told me that the Dukes single-handedly made 68 & 69 Chargers scarce.  Hard to imagine, but I suppose it is possible.


      Thanks, David Meashey

    • July 9, 2020 12:04 AM EDT
    • Dave , quick search shows an approximate guess of 300 68 and 69 Dodge Chargers were destroyed some were used after a jump for other things, engines and usable parts were removed and the rest went to the crushers. Hate that show just for that reason. My first car was a 69 Charger, and now it’s huge money to buy one

    • July 8, 2020 8:24 PM EDT
    • Yes David;


      That does seem to be the case, probably due to budget constraints.  Those shows did not have the bigger budgets later shows were blessed with.  I'd just love to know just how many "General Lee" (am I allowed to type that these days?) Dodge Chargers got trashed during the production years for the Dukes of Hazard.


      Best, David Meashey


    • July 8, 2020 4:59 PM EDT
    • But you did note that it seems to be one blow up the bridge scene used in all the takes

    • July 8, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

      I never knew there were so many versions. with a little twilight zone on the end.


      Al P.

    • July 7, 2020 10:02 AM EDT
    • Great video!  Good looking consists.

    • July 6, 2020 10:04 PM EDT
    • We did Stan! I was a beautiful day. By the end of this day, we were all loaded up and heading home. And that's when the storms rolled in. We timed it just right! I need to do a passenger excursion sometime. I was just a kid the last time I rode on one and it was just an hour or so trip. That was in French Lick, In. 



      Cuz, that's my good buddy Aaron Fowler. He's my brother from another mother. I think he is still waiting on the b-unit to get finished for it. It's a super sharp train. (Who's Ralph?)




    • July 2, 2020 7:31 PM EDT
    • Outstanding Cuz!


      Who scored the NP passenger consist ?  Great Trains (Ralph is dead man)??

    • June 29, 2020 8:13 PM EDT
    • That's a great video, Matt....   Looks like you have a super time and great weather for Southern Illinois......        Love the NP passenger train.   I rode the prototype back before it became Amtrak in the early 70's.   Chicago to Seattle in a sleeper...  In January..... Ran 12 hours late because it was so cold in North Dakota and Montana, all the water fills were frozen..   Even so, it was a wonderful trip through the Cascades with 3-4 feet of light fluffy snow on the ground.  All you could see was the rails....  Ties were completely snow covered then plowed..  

    • July 7, 2020 9:55 AM EDT
    • Very impressive!  Thank you for sharing.  In these days of not being able to attend Ops Sessions, Train OPs, travel to northern foreign lands or even just 28 miles south of our home base to the "World of BS", I'm jealous of the gathering.  Looks like a good  time was had by many and proper social distancing was observed.  Was there any marshalling, assembling of those large consists or any work for a small lonely switcher to find some gainful employment?


      Just asking for a friend.

    • July 6, 2020 10:07 PM EDT
    • LMAO!!! I thought I had turned the sound down in that part of the video. Ooops! 

      I love that sound that railpro has and the features too. I hope they can work on the range and get it closer to what revolution is. 

    • June 29, 2020 1:05 PM EDT
    • Nice to see the RailPro promos!   The "bedroom" conversation at 2:44 cracked me up!

    • June 29, 2020 8:30 AM EDT
    • Eric,

      Your videos are great entertainment.  Thank you for sharing.  Good job on the railroad and good job on the videos. 


    • June 29, 2020 7:09 AM EDT
    • these are some home made and modified critter locomotives pulling scratch built cars. all are 7/8" to the foot scale.


      The little rail bus started life as an Accucraft Dora. I added the plow and wooden cab. the passenger car was modified to be a trailer. it was completely scratch built.


      the beast with a large flywheel is a Regner Vincent. I added my own scratch built flywheel and smoke stack. the flywheel was cut on my then new CNC milling machine. the smokestack is a piece of brass tubing with a lathe turned finial for fun.


      The shop built loging loco was almost completely scratch built. It uses a Graham steam engine (motor) with a scratch built boiler and running gear. My son and I each built one one Christmas break for his school project. I added some detail stuff since.


      The little tipper cars or skips were scratch built using plywood and thin metal along with some wire and purchased wheel sets. I wrote an article for Garden Railways Magazine about building them. the hopper and large wooden tip car were started by freinds. the hopper was in pieces and required some imagination to finish. the tip car was a gift. i did some modifications to make it more rugged for my railway.


      the hand car is completely scratch built. the wheels were CNC machined, scavenged gears transmit power from a miniature gear motor powered by a 9v battery. this too was written up in Garden Railways.


      the figures are mostly hand modeled Sculpy clay except for the hand car guy who was carved from maple wood.