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    • March 1, 2017 4:31 PM EST
      • Belleville , Illinois act
         
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      Aaron, I did the revo installs, Fred did the painting.
    • March 1, 2017 4:36 PM EST
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      Jim Agnew said:

      So Andy, do you have enough room for these 2 beauties or should I keep them?

       

      Hand them over, Jim...   Those baby's been away too long as it is....    

       

      Aaron, there's always new motive on the horizon....     

      This post was edited by Andy Clarke at March 1, 2017 10:00 PM EST
    • March 1, 2017 4:49 PM EST

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      no such thing as to much power right Andy

      Actually have some new motive power for your place as well, just gotta save up for a while to do airwire installs in them, and a little bashing, but believe it or not they are diesel powered

    • March 1, 2017 5:49 PM EST
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      Aaron Loyet said:

      no such thing as to much power right Andy

      Actually have some new motive power for your place as well, just gotta save up for a while to do airwire installs in them, and a little bashing, but believe it or not they are diesel powered

      Diesel powered???   Are you sick???  Have you seen a Doctor????  I hope it's a good prognosis...   

    • March 1, 2017 5:53 PM EST
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      He probably caught some exotic disease down there in Honduras.........................

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    • March 1, 2017 6:14 PM EST

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      well, I'm definitely sick, but that's beside the point  I just keep telling myself its a gas mechanical under those modern looking hoods

      Actually, I got a pair of Pennsy S4's in trade for another engine I had. so far just track power, but one day I hope to get them on airwire and battery with sound for running down there. Maybe Jim will kidnap mine and they will return done hahaha

    • March 1, 2017 7:52 PM EST
      • SHUT UP MAYNARD ,
         
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      DAD....let the boy alone I got him covered!

      Now send me my college fund you promised so I can spend it and help him out!

    • March 1, 2017 8:42 PM EST
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      Andy Clarke said:
      Aaron Loyet said:

      no such thing as to much power right Andy

      Actually have some new motive power for your place as well, just gotta save up for a while to do airwire installs in them, and a little bashing, but believe it or not they are diesel powered

      Diesel powered???   Are you sick???  Have you seen a Doctor????  I hope it's a good prognosis...   

      Gee Andy, how do you really feel?

       

      I am not into them newfangled, cantankerous, unproven, diesel-lectric thangs neither.

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    • March 1, 2017 9:34 PM EST
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      Andy Clarke said:
      Sean McGillicuddy said:

      That is some impressive sky work!

      Sean, that sky is all Jane's work...  She's done a fantastic job with it...

      For those asking about a ramp from the lower level to the upper.  Look right behind the hoppers on the right side of the picture on the lower level.  This ramp has been the start of the rise for quite sometime.  There may be more ramps, elevators, escalators and even skyways by the time this is done, but there is and has been a start floating around in his head for awhile.

    • March 10, 2017 10:36 PM EST
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      Good Lord Jane has been busy since the last op's!

       

       

      LOL! looking great!

      This post was edited by Matt Russell at March 11, 2017 2:30 PM EST
    • March 13, 2017 9:35 AM EDT
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      The lift bridge for the inclined track is completed..  Below is a shot of the first train over the bridge...

       

       

       

      The leased Cotton Belt GP-40 is hauling the ""Overlook local"" freight load behind it..  The bridge is hinged and swings up to the left in the picture..  This is the entrance into the layout from the east side of the basement, from the workshop area..

       

      More of Jane's art work of the sky can be seen in the background...  That is the north wall in the basement..

    • March 13, 2017 9:57 AM EDT
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      Love that smile Andy!

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