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    • December 30, 2018 5:54 PM EST
    • Is the coal brought in by boxcar?

      Loved the white uniform.

    • December 30, 2018 4:02 PM EST
    • That actually seems to have worked.  Enjoy. 

      Fred commented that the topic of small coaling facilities often arises, and also that engine servicing, which I hasten to add is often under represented, can make a significant contribution to our operations.


      Thanks for this, Fred! (Mills - is there any doubt?) 

    • December 30, 2018 3:56 PM EST
    • Fred has asked me to upload these four pics for him.  Wish me luck....

    • September 8, 2018 5:05 PM EDT
    • OOps, all that and I uploaded the sort of almost but not quite done version.


      Here is the proper version

    • September 8, 2018 4:58 PM EDT
    • So I spent the afternoon with MS paint, and when it came time to paste the lettering into the artwork, I discovered that its too long, and not quite the right font. But hey, its close enough for this non-rivet-counter. I just had to alter the image by compressing it horizontally a bit.



      That should be good enough to put on an HO Tyco 10 wheeler, if I ever get that far.


      Incidentally, MS paint behaves different in Winders 10 then it did in XP (or 7), and that caused me quite some frustration.


      Once I settle on the actual colours, its a simple matter to go back into MS paint and change them before I have the thing printed out.

    • September 8, 2018 6:45 AM EDT
    • Now I can continue working on my insanity. Thanks guys.

    • September 7, 2018 7:19 PM EDT

    • September 7, 2018 7:12 PM EDT
    • Nope. Me neither. Are you logged in to the https: version of LSC?  If not, that could be our problem.


      EDIT: Now that is weird. First time I tried opening I got Page Not Found. Posted the above then tried again and it opened. SMH

    • September 7, 2018 8:55 AM EDT
    • Most interesting, David....     I'll attach it here...  


      C&FW Tender Lettering

    • September 7, 2018 5:28 AM EDT
    • Mick, that's it. Thanks.


      Stan, for some reason I am unable to open any of your links.

    • September 6, 2018 9:56 PM EDT

    • September 6, 2018 8:57 AM EDT
    • Double Dupe...  program going wild.. 

    • September 6, 2018 8:57 AM EDT
    • Dupe

    • September 6, 2018 8:57 AM EDT
    • David, sorry 'bout that...  Try this one..  it's a jpg..  

    • September 6, 2018 5:32 AM EDT
    • Stan, for some reason I cannot open the attached file.

    • September 5, 2018 7:07 PM EDT
    • Dupe post... 

    • September 5, 2018 7:07 PM EDT
    • Yup, yer rite, Dave...    The serifs would need to be added......   File attached from playing around.. 

    • September 5, 2018 6:38 PM EDT
    • The Georgia font, at least the version I have, doesn't have the serifs on the top of the A.

      A web search shows the examples of the URW Antigua also doesn't have the Serifs.


      I may have to draw it out.


      Thanks Stan, guys.



    • September 5, 2018 11:44 AM EDT
    • Hi Dave...   Try these fonts 




      They could be part of the RRRoman line but look more like the 2 above...

      Holler if you need them.  I can copy them to you in an email..   


      The "&" is a special character...  I don't think I've seen that in a "modern" font.  You may have to "draw" the "&"...   Here's a special one that I had to "draw"  


      I did a further search and came up with this font for the "&"...  It's very close...    Impossibilium BRK    Easily edited with Photo shop to match the tender... 

    • September 5, 2018 10:01 AM EDT
    • A more flat on picture, albeit a blurrier one too.