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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #135 on: July 29, 2020, 08:24:48 AM »
The tracks under the elevated structure remind me of a scene in Cambridge, MA where B&M industrial spurs served a warehouse under an elevated trolley line. Alas, the trolley line was the last survivor and it was removed earlier this year.
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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #136 on: July 29, 2020, 06:40:10 PM »
James,


Thank you for your kind words. Glad you like the scene. Lots of work as well you can imagine. Glad you like the scene. I worked nearby and this probably is in my memory banks. Stay  tuned for more


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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #137 on: July 30, 2020, 08:33:59 AM »
I didn't know you'd worked in Boston.  There were two parallel spurs under the Lechmere Viaduct on the Green Line, next to (I think) Cambridge St.  They stand out in my memory particularly because Erewhon Trading Co., an early natural foods business, had their warehouse next to the viaduct in the 1970s.  They received leased airslide covered hoppers of grain on the spurs.  A quick search doesn't turn up a photo of the brown/white lettering paint job, but I will ask other B&M modelers.
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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #138 on: July 30, 2020, 08:42:23 AM »
Frank,

The layout is overall wonderful. Are you going to extend the elevated track or have it at an end a little further on?

Inquiring minds and all that. 8) [size=78%] [/size][/color]

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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #139 on: July 30, 2020, 10:20:12 PM »
Frank,

The layout is overall wonderful. Are you going to extend the elevated track or have it at an end a little further on?

Inquiring minds and all that. 8)

Tom ;D


Tom,


The elevated track is a total of 10 feet long. it is broken into three power zones that will be controlled by a small computer. The trolley will idle in station one for a set period of time, the accelerate to zone two. Upon reaching zone three, the trolley will slow down, stopping at the opposite station. I had considered extending the line, but shelved it. I am working on filling in the open spaces with lots of other structures. I think i am closing on 300 structures on the layout. Hard to believe.


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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #140 on: July 31, 2020, 03:19:59 PM »

.....I think i am closing on 300 structures on the layout. Hard to believe.


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Some people are just natural overachievers..... ;)
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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #141 on: July 31, 2020, 10:45:43 PM »

.....I think i am closing on 300 structures on the layout. Hard to believe.


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Some people are just natural overachievers..... ;) 




Greg,


Funny comment. I look it differently. Consider dusting all these structures. No fun at all!!!


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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #142 on: August 01, 2020, 02:28:05 AM »
Frankie,
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY1SM1_wWZg
                                                                                               Thanx Thom...

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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #143 on: August 01, 2020, 09:24:55 AM »
Frank;
What Thom said, kinda.

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PS hope you put a video up of the trolley operating when complete, should look great.
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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #144 on: August 01, 2020, 10:02:37 AM »

.....I think i am closing on 300 structures on the layout. Hard to believe.

Frank / Erieman

Some people are just natural overachievers..... ;) 

Greg,

Funny comment. I look it differently. Consider dusting all these structures. No fun at all!!!

Frank


How about I send the hurricane out your way......you can open all the windows in the layout building and get the dust blown off without any work on your part.  :) :) ;D
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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #145 on: August 01, 2020, 04:57:48 PM »
Hey Frank:

It's looking just beautiful. Keep the progress pics flowing.

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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #146 on: August 01, 2020, 10:18:17 PM »

.....I think i am closing on 300 structures on the layout. Hard to believe.

Frank / Erieman

Some people are just natural overachievers..... ;) 

Greg,

Funny comment. I look it differently. Consider dusting all these structures. No fun at all!!!

Frank


How about I send the hurricane out your way......you can open all the windows in the layout building and get the dust blown off without any work on your part.  :) :) ;D


Greg,
I went back to look at a prior post and apparently i pressed the wrong button regarding the number of buildings. It should read 200 plus. My bad. That's still a lot of buildings.


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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #147 on: August 01, 2020, 10:24:33 PM »
Hey Frank:

It's looking just beautiful. Keep the progress pics flowing.

Karl
Karl, Check out this you tube video of my layout taken  by the guys from TCS .


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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #148 on: August 02, 2020, 09:06:56 AM »
Frank, Very impressive layout......Dennis
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Re: MORRISTOWN & ERIE RAILROAD - WESTERN DIVISION - PART THREE
« Reply #149 on: August 02, 2020, 09:32:54 AM »

.....I think i am closing on 300 structures on the layout. Hard to believe.

Frank / Erieman

Some people are just natural overachievers..... ;) 

Greg,

Funny comment. I look it differently. Consider dusting all these structures. No fun at all!!!

Frank

How about I send the hurricane out your way......you can open all the windows in the layout building and get the dust blown off without any work on your part.  :) :) ;D

Greg,
I went back to look at a prior post and apparently i pressed the wrong button regarding the number of buildings. It should read 200 plus. My bad. That's still a lot of buildings.

Frank / Erieman


200 / 300.....still qualifies for overachiever status.  ;)
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