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2 Cycle Engines

No one mentioned that a 2 cycle engine is actually simpler than a B&S engine.  Well it is but I still say the B&S is the simplest most common engine.  The B&S is a 4-cycle engine just like in most … Continue reading

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Where to Sleep

Yep,  I said I going to post an engine (2 cycle) but it is more important: to find a place to sleep. One could find a nice couch and cuddle up to a warm blanket: Or the simpler way,  just … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo time again

Well, 2011 it was Model Trains. 2010 it was Radios and Communications 2009 it was Old Computers 2008 it was Cameras So what should 2012 be?  Mariser suggested Engines.  Most would not be mine but I would at least put … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – Union Pacific 866

Today we look at a Bachmann model of the Union Pacific 866.  It is a EMD GP-40.  GP-40s are still in used today and they were manufactured from 1965 to 1971. At least one person thinks this is a very … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – The Jupiter (CP #60)

Yet another day and yet another locomotive (YADYAL?) Today is a model of the Central Pacific Jupiter. The Jupiter was a typical American Type 4-4-0 wood burning locomotive. Its major claim to fame was this: It is the one on … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – L&N 194 – ALCO RS-3

Yet another L&N locomotive.  Why L&N?  Well I grew up in Bowling Green which just happened to be on the original L&N line. The ALCO RS-3 was made by the American Locomotive Company between 1950 and 1956.  It was their … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – A Trio of EMD Switchers

Just a quick picture of three of my EMD Switchers (two have been posted before).  There are two SW1500s and maybe a SW7.  The SW7 is painted in CSX colors but I am not sure that is accurate.  I have … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – L&N 3021

Today’s model is of the L&N 3021. It is a GP40 made by EMD. It later was absorbed into the CSX system.  The box road number does not match the model.  So I guess at some point the box got … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo – CSX 1126

The CSX 1126 was originally the L&N 5026.  It became the Seaboard Coast 5026 before it became the CSX 1126.  It is a SW1500 built in 1972.  

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