Model Railroad Shots
Posted 10 December 2006 - 10:41 PM
I belong to a the San Leandro Historical Railway Society in San Leandro Ca.. We model from San Leandro to Sparks via Donner Pass. I am currently modeling the current Amtrak CZ train over the mountain. The layout is HO scale and is DCC. Here are a few of my shots.
Here is my train passing over a trestle just past Colfax.
Here the train is rounding a corner just before Emigrant Gap.
Here the train passes through the Norden snow sheds.
And finally, the train coming out of a tunnel just before Truckee.
All of these photos were taken by my friend Jeffery Weeks (Dc3man).
Posted 10 December 2006 - 10:44 PM
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Posted 11 December 2006 - 03:23 PM
Those Amtrak units look sharp
Must be kAto's, best around
As well as I
Posted 11 December 2006 - 06:29 PM
You say the layout is DCC, are the genesis units DCC equipped? If these are the latest units they were supposed to be DCC ready. Are they?
I've been looking in to getting some, to put in DCC with sound. Can't beat the good old Amtrak K5LA. Just wish they'd make an unlettered Genesis in phase V. With the new Microscale set I'd love to letter one up for my personal favorite, 147.
Nice shots and beautiful trainset.
Your Walthers baggage car is nice! But it could be even cooler looking if you changed the doors with these Amtrak style ones from Train Station Products:
Baggage Car Doors
Posted 11 December 2006 - 11:37 PM
hope fully in the next few months i will be starting to build up a mid 80s-early 90s Zephyr consist, or even a Coast starlight consist, as i am joining the model RR club in the next few weeks. After that, i have a descision, either to model a Santa Fe freight consist from the 50s, a Santa Fe passenger set during the 50s, or an SP of either of the two options mentioned...oh the choices...
Posted 12 December 2006 - 08:59 PM
Looking really nice.........Wish I had the SPACE !!!!!!! For my HO Trains....Yes Really enjoyed your Shots !........wildmary1950 ....
Posted 13 December 2006 - 03:30 PM
I was in Los Angeles today and saw the Sunset Limited with 2 P42s elephant style. Got a quick glimpse of the Coast Starlight, looked to be 2 P42s elephant style as well. Found in the yard what was likely the Chief being prepped with 1st and 2nd units facing forward and the 3rd unit reversed.
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Posted 11 July 2008 - 03:28 AM
My Chessie units I have been working on...well...for months now! I'm such a procrastinator!
I had some SD40's pushing at the end of the train. The coal train I was running that day was alittle long, but now its much longer. Before all is said and done, I may NEED these SD40's at the rear!
I have some more pics the other trains I ran that day...All of which were pre-CSX! I will post them as soon as my friend Kyle sends them. The railroad has him on permanent lock-down... He doesn't get out much... Hope you enjoy!