Do you miss polyester leisure suits, Disco music, and watching MASH and Happy Days on TV? Do you miss driving Pintos, Vegas and Gremlins? More importantly, do you miss the railroad scene prior to the mega-mergers of the 1980's? Then this group is for you!
marty makarick: A great topic for a group I miss the historic road names PRR /PENN CENTRAL
NYCENTRAL and D&H ect..., but pintos and gremlin not at at all, but I miss the vegas they made some pretty cool street rods
Andrew Koetz: I grew up, and still live in the Dayton's Bluff area of St. Paul, MN. St. Paul in a way is "ground zero" for all major railroads going east or westbound. Before 1970 we had the CB&Q, NP, GN, Milwaukee Road, Soo Line, C&NW, CGW, M&ST.... moreI grew up, and still live in the Dayton's Bluff area of St. Paul, MN. St. Paul in a way is "ground zero" for all major railroads going east or westbound. Before 1970 we had the CB&Q, NP, GN, Milwaukee Road, Soo Line, C&NW, CGW, M&ST.L., and there were yards all over between the I-35 Corridor, all the way down hwy 61. The CB&Q's "end of track" was at Division Street, the GN and NP took over at Division Street for westward movements.
Anyone in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area?
I want to start a modular rail group.
Just wanted to say to all my TL friends. Sorry, I haven't seemed like I have been active on TL but, I have, just as a spectator. I just don't have any new info. going on. I dont have any place to set up my H/O scale still. I haven't done any rail fannin' in awhile(cost of fuel v. amount of paycheck). I do read some post, look at pics, and watch some vids. I am still here. I am just quiet.
went to the Dodge city ks. train show today and got some smoking good deals,5 walthers inclosed auto racks for 15 bucks each 2 50ft plug door boxcars for 15,2 52' thral gondolas for 8 each,50' dbl door box for 8,2 60' boeing skyboxes for 8 each,7 89' flat cars for 20 bucks. and 5 amtrak phaze 3 paint for 20 each on hold for me. it was a realy good day for me.
Code 83 offers more realistic track in my opinion.
Well, Terry got me thinking on my Rockford Files scene for the layout... when we're trying to recreate something that will be instantly recognizable, how close is 'close enough'?
So far the closest to Jim Rockford's trailer Ive found is the City Classi
Ok fellas here photographis sites that is righ up your alley if you model the 70"s
http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/ lots of roads
To all the new members welcome to this group
we are trying to build a 1970's modelers group WE WLECOME all of your comment photos models Locomotives or rolling stock and layouts
feel free to post anytime we look foward to your efforts rather you are a b
Some really cool pics & videos brouht back some memories seening CNJ 3067 the Red Baron and a RDC at Elizebeth NJ station on the Cranford Bayonne scoot I rode it quite a few times when I was a kid I'd buy a ticket from the conductor and he'd let me ri