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long island jack

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  1. It's 1978, two years into Conrail, the Lakehurst local has a U23B and RS3 as power, there heading there short train to switch Jersey girl brewery.
  2. Another can of worms, every railroad had there own version of box car red/brown Which would you says the right colour!!!!
  3. Look out for these as well, Invicta models had some in stock. https://www.americanlimitedmodels.com/ho-trinity-3281-covered-hopper/
  4. Atlas did a kit https://www.walthers.com/water-tower-kit-3-1-8-x-3-1-4-quot-7-8-x-8-2cm OR https://ia903205.us.archive.org/9/items/water_tower_part_1/water_tower_part_1.pdf
  5. E-bay seller, think this use to be MG Sharp https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/1523042666
  6. Arnold steel has had a make over, extended the spur and made new buildings and added a larger overhead crane.
  7. I'm in the same situation as to getting rid of two layout, don't us them much any more, think i'll still do the exhibitions, but not as many, support my local one's and cherry pick the rest.
  8. Thanks for the offer, of the mag and membership, but no thanks. Surely it's up to the members if they want a meet somewhere up North, not an ex member, many moons ago there was talk of trying to do a meet somewhere in the Carlisle area, so the Northern England and Mid Scotland member could get together, but nothing came of it. Will keep my eye's open to see if it ever happens, but i won't be holding my breath.
  9. I'm a lapse member, mainly to do with my location, West Cumbria, my division was based in Crewe a 350 mile round trip, though there is a group in the North east 220 mile round trip, hence i never got to any meets. Always thought it was a Southern based organisation, i didn't really benefit from being a member, was ask a few time to become a member again (mainly at exhibition) but when i asked the question about the North /South divide, got the same answer, not the NRMA fault just the way it is, i feel sorry for any of the Scottish groups, wanting to go to the convention, it will be 600 mile round trip, if not more. I'll still fly the flag for American modelling and keep my fingers crossed there's a meet/convention a bit further North so i could attend or even display my layouts.
  10. Never had any problems contacting Sophie, by phone or Facebook messenger
  11. Your in luck, there at the NMRA convention next weekend, non members can attend Saturday. image of there Facebook page
  12. Another great weekend at Barrow, thanks to Ian and the gang for putting on a good show, only downside was, they took us to a Brewery on Saturday night, made me drink beer!!!!!
  13. The layout work well for it's first outing at Barrow exhibition, couple of little tweaks to do before Workington in November, but really happy how everything worked as planned. Also a couple of show invites for next year to!!
  14. any good Ian http://www.proto87.com/Trolley_poles_help.html
  15. The layouts first exhibition, is this weekend at Barrow in Furness, come along and say hellooo!
  16. Couldn't agree more, the pop up video and adds are very distracting (to me), which is why i've stopped updating/ using RMweb as much, we could always pay to be a gold member, but that's of no benefit to me, being a HO American modeller, lots of forums are going the same way. i'll just pop in now and then, to check if i've any messages
  17. Hope there's not going to be any wet paint in a month's time!!!!!
  18. Is that the Irish Walney, we'll need more than a bus for Saturday night out!!!!!
  19. maybe of interest to you! https://www.anglo-americanmodelrailways.com/product-page/norfolk-western-6-pack-a-h2a-3-bay-hopper-car-loads-broadway-imports-ho
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