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Glad we left Yahoo

Ian McKinley
 

I just saw this announcement over on Yahoo.
   
    " Attention: Starting December 14, 2019 Yahoo Groups will no longer host user created content on its sites. New content can no longer be uploaded after October 28, 2019." 

It also said that after 12-14 all files and photos will be deleted. If you need to save something over there you better not put it off.

Ian


Re: TRAIN-OP PROGRAM

asandrini
 

Thanks Mike.

Al



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S7, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone

-------- Original message --------
From: Mike Conder <vulturenest1@...>
Date: 10/16/19 2:00 AM (GMT+00:00)
To: HOn3@groups.io
Subject: Re: [HOn3] TRAIN-OP PROGRAM

Steve Hatch posted the program, I believe.

Mike Conder

On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 7:10 PM asandrini <asandrini@...> wrote:

Awhile back, someone posted a program for generating switch lists.

 

It was called Train-op.  I downloaded the information, but cannot find it anywhere on my system.  I do have the print out pages, but not sure if I have all of the information.

 

If someone has the original message, could you repost it, or if the person that posted the train-op program link can post if it would be greatly appreciative.

 

Thank you,

 

Al Sandrini


Re: TRAIN-OP PROGRAM

Mike Conder
 

Steve Hatch posted the program, I believe.

Mike Conder

On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 7:10 PM asandrini <asandrini@...> wrote:

Awhile back, someone posted a program for generating switch lists.

 

It was called Train-op.  I downloaded the information, but cannot find it anywhere on my system.  I do have the print out pages, but not sure if I have all of the information.

 

If someone has the original message, could you repost it, or if the person that posted the train-op program link can post if it would be greatly appreciative.

 

Thank you,

 

Al Sandrini


TRAIN-OP PROGRAM

asandrini
 

Awhile back, someone posted a program for generating switch lists.

 

It was called Train-op.  I downloaded the information, but cannot find it anywhere on my system.  I do have the print out pages, but not sure if I have all of the information.

 

If someone has the original message, could you repost it, or if the person that posted the train-op program link can post if it would be greatly appreciative.

 

Thank you,

 

Al Sandrini


Narrow gauge books for sale

Doug Boudakian <dboudrrtrain@...>
 

Narrow Gauge Pictorial
Vol.1 RGS & Drgw motive power like new $18.
2 passenger cars of the D&RGW used $15
3 Gondolas, Boxcars and flat cars D&RGW like new $18
4 Refrigerators, Stock and tank cars D&RGW like new $18
7 D&RGW work equipment OA to OZ like new $18
9 RGS right of way and structures Rico to Durango lite use. $15
10 Numbered work cars D&RGW lite use, $50
11 locomotives of D&RGW like new $18

Narrow Gauge in the Rockies. By Beebe & Clegg. 1958. Very good with dust cover $10.
Narrow Gauge News Colorado Rail Annual 21. Like new $22.
Rio Grande NarrowGauge in Color
Vol1 1947-1959 like new . One tear on dust cover. $40.
Vol2 1960 and beyond. Brand new in plastic. $45.

Silver San Juan by Mallory H.Ferrell. First edition 1973. Dust cover has tears. Otherwise in very good condition. $45

Shipping extra. USA and Canada only

PayPal or check payment
Send private reply for inquiries

Doug Boudakian
@Durango


Re: one sided track ideas....

Brian Kopp
 

Thanks Dan. 

I love the great ideas and positive energy from this group. I think I am overcoming my fear of hand-laid track.....

--
Brian Kopp
Jacksonville, FL


Re: [On30conspiracy] Book For Sale: California Central Coast Railways by Hamman

Darryl Huffman
 

My book on California Central Coast Railways has been sold to SM.

Darryl Huffman

On Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 11:28 PM Darryl Huffman via Groups.Io <darrylhuffman=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:
I have one copy of Hamman's California Central Coast Railways for sale.

Pictorial history of Santa Cruz County railroads and industries.

Dust cover is perfect, as is the rest of the book.

Over 300 pages of B&W photos, text and maps.

Lots of narrow gauge logging including 30 inch gauge.

From the home of a non-smoker, no pets, no water damage, no moldy smell.

$30 with free shipping to anywhere in the USA.

Paypal preferred.  Use my email address:


If interested, please contact me off group.

--
Darryl Huffman

You can find my Youtube Channel of Model Building Videos Here:


You can follow my blog here:



--
Darryl Huffman

You can find my Youtube Channel of Model Building Videos Here:


You can follow my blog here:


Re: Book For Sale: California Central Coast Railways by Hamman

Steen Mortensen
 

Hi Darryl!
Can I put the Dibbs on that one please!!!!
I’ll contact you later and PayPal the money.
On my way to doctor appointment.
Steam

On Oct 15, 2019, at 12:31 AM, Darryl Huffman <darrylhuffman@...> wrote:


I have one copy of Hamman's California Central Coast Railways for sale.

Pictorial history of Santa Cruz County railroads and industries.

Dust cover is perfect, as is the rest of the book.

Over 300 pages of B&W photos, text and maps.

Lots of narrow gauge logging including 30 inch gauge.

From the home of a non-smoker, no pets, no water damage, no moldy smell.

$30 with free shipping to anywhere in the USA.

Paypal preferred.  Use my email address:


If interested, please contact me off group.

--
Darryl Huffman

You can find my Youtube Channel of Model Building Videos Here:


You can follow my blog here:


Book For Sale Track Planning 2018

Darryl Huffman
 

I have one copy of Ideas For Layouts, 2018 edition.  
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130 pages of great layout ideas and 45 small track plans.

$25 includes postage to anywhere in the USA.

Paypal preferred.

If interested, please contact me off list:


--
Darryl Huffman

You can find my Youtube Channel of Model Building Videos Here:


You can follow my blog here:


Book For Sale: California Central Coast Railways by Hamman

Darryl Huffman
 

I have one copy of Hamman's California Central Coast Railways for sale.

Pictorial history of Santa Cruz County railroads and industries.

Dust cover is perfect, as is the rest of the book.

Over 300 pages of B&W photos, text and maps.

Lots of narrow gauge logging including 30 inch gauge.

From the home of a non-smoker, no pets, no water damage, no moldy smell.

$30 with free shipping to anywhere in the USA.

Paypal preferred.  Use my email address:


If interested, please contact me off group.

--
Darryl Huffman

You can find my Youtube Channel of Model Building Videos Here:


You can follow my blog here:


Re: one sided track ideas....

Dan O
 

Brian,

 

I use pc ties every 5th or 6th tie with wood ties in between. Once the ties are glued down and dry, I sand the tops down to just starting to sand the pc ties. I use a 12” board for the sanding block to get the flattest results. Restain the wood ties and start soldering the rail to the standard gauge side, then add the narrow gauge rail. An HOn3 track gauge to set the rail (several of them help speed the soldering). This is for code 55 and code 40 rail laid for the narrow gauge. Good luck. I find handlaying a great stress reliever.

 

Dan Obermeyer

Glenhaven CA

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: HOn3@groups.io <HOn3@groups.io> on behalf of Brian Kopp <kc5lpa1@...>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2019 12:01:40 PM
To: HOn3@groups.io <HOn3@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [HOn3] one sided track ideas....
 
Thanks for the feedback Dan and Dave. Maybe with the right tools it can/should be done by hand.....
--
Brian Kopp
Jacksonville, FL


Re: one sided track ideas....

kevin b
 


well, it would be less effort than hand laying it totally, but still a task....
anyway, you could lay the flex track and then add on to one end of the ties.
i'd say sacrifice a length or two of the flex track, and cut up the ties from that so it all matches.
ballast, some weathering, a few weeds and things, make the added on bit on the far side where it's harder to see and so on.
you'll be hard pressed to see the "seam" i'll wager.
if you do strip the rail from a couple sections, cut that up into flat car loads and or piles along the side of the track etc.

so there is that idea for what it's worth.

thanks.
Kevin.



Re: one sided track ideas....

Brian Kopp
 

Thanks for the feedback Dan and Dave. Maybe with the right tools it can/should be done by hand.....
--
Brian Kopp
Jacksonville, FL


Re: one sided track ideas....

David Keith
 

Could you use NG flex track, removing 5 of every 6 ties.  The put down standard gauge ties and lay the modified flex over the top.  The HOn3 ties would look like replacements or additions added once it was decided not to go standard gauge.

Fast Tracks does have jigs for straight or rail...Send them an email and ask if they have any suggestions.
Maybe a modified curve track jig or use a standard gauge and then solder the second rail to narrow gauge, not standard guage
https://www.handlaidtrack.com/fixtures-ho-curved-track

Dave K.


Re: NGSLG disk of magazine issues

Mike Van Hove
 

I agree, it may be a great help to us non-computer-heads.

Mike Van Hove

On Oct 14, 2019, at 12:17 AM, asandrini <asandrini@...> wrote:

Keep it online, as I would like to see the replies.  We could all learn  something from the discussion

Al.



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S7, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone

-------- Original message --------
From: Talmadge C 'TC' Carr <group_list@...>
Date: 10/14/19 4:04 AM (GMT+00:00)
Subject: Re: [HOn3] NGSLG disk of magazine issues

There is a few ways to do so.  Read these and any linked articles.

https://tidbits.com/2018/06/12/macos-10-14-mojave-will-be-the-last-to-support-32-bit-apps/

https://tidbits.com/2019/09/18/moving-to-catalina-keep-your-32-bit-mac-apps-running-with-parallels/

https://tidbits.com/2019/10/07/macos-10-15-catalina-ships-upgrade-with-caution/

For more lets take this offline unless the moderators say its ok.

Talmadge C 'TC' Carr
Sn42 and Hn42 somewhere in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest
group_list@...

> Question from a dummy: how do I determine whether my program/file is 32 bit or 64 bit?
>
> Curtis Brookshire, Pine Level NC





Re: NGSLG disk of magazine issues

asandrini
 

Keep it online, as I would like to see the replies.  We could all learn  something from the discussion

Al.



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S7, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone

-------- Original message --------
From: Talmadge C 'TC' Carr <group_list@...>
Date: 10/14/19 4:04 AM (GMT+00:00)
To: HOn3@groups.io
Subject: Re: [HOn3] NGSLG disk of magazine issues

There is a few ways to do so.  Read these and any linked articles.

https://tidbits.com/2018/06/12/macos-10-14-mojave-will-be-the-last-to-support-32-bit-apps/

https://tidbits.com/2019/09/18/moving-to-catalina-keep-your-32-bit-mac-apps-running-with-parallels/

https://tidbits.com/2019/10/07/macos-10-15-catalina-ships-upgrade-with-caution/

For more lets take this offline unless the moderators say its ok.

Talmadge C 'TC' Carr
Sn42 and Hn42 somewhere in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest
group_list@...

> Question from a dummy: how do I determine whether my program/file is 32 bit or 64 bit?
>
> Curtis Brookshire, Pine Level NC




Re: one sided track ideas....

Dan O
 

Montana Southern Railway did the same thing and never went to standard gauge. I tried removing the third rail from ME track and wouldn't recommend it. You still have the cast on tie plates and spikes. Plus there is plastic under that third rail. I’m going with handlaying it.

 

Dan Obermeyer

Glenhaven CA

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: HOn3@groups.io <HOn3@groups.io> on behalf of Brian Kopp <kc5lpa1@...>
Sent: Sunday, October 13, 2019 8:08:08 PM
To: HOn3@groups.io <HOn3@groups.io>
Subject: [HOn3] one sided track ideas....
 
I am in the pre-planning stages for a small HOn3 layout of the Silver City, Deming & Pacific Railroad, circa early 1886. I have a question about laying track. It seems the SC,D&P foresaw that they would eventually be a dual gauge line and laid out their tracks with full size ties. They put the 3' rails to one side of the ties for a future third rail. It never came, by the way, and in May 1886 the 47 miles of track were standard gauged in one day by moving one rail.

Now on to my question. If I want to lay prototypical track, does it make sense to buy ME dual gauge track and pull out the third rail? I have never hand laid rails or switches, but I am tempted to try my hand with a fasttrack dual gauge switch jig. I would only lay the narrow gauge switch part but use the full size ties... Is there a better way to accomplish this prototypical track??

--
Brian Kopp
Jacksonville, FL


Re: NGSLG disk of magazine issues

Talmadge C 'TC' Carr
 

There is a few ways to do so. Read these and any linked articles.

https://tidbits.com/2018/06/12/macos-10-14-mojave-will-be-the-last-to-support-32-bit-apps/

https://tidbits.com/2019/09/18/moving-to-catalina-keep-your-32-bit-mac-apps-running-with-parallels/

https://tidbits.com/2019/10/07/macos-10-15-catalina-ships-upgrade-with-caution/

For more lets take this offline unless the moderators say its ok.

Talmadge C 'TC' Carr
Sn42 and Hn42 somewhere in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest
@dapenguin

Question from a dummy: how do I determine whether my program/file is 32 bit or 64 bit?

Curtis Brookshire, Pine Level NC


one sided track ideas....

Brian Kopp
 

I am in the pre-planning stages for a small HOn3 layout of the Silver City, Deming & Pacific Railroad, circa early 1886. I have a question about laying track. It seems the SC,D&P foresaw that they would eventually be a dual gauge line and laid out their tracks with full size ties. They put the 3' rails to one side of the ties for a future third rail. It never came, by the way, and in May 1886 the 47 miles of track were standard gauged in one day by moving one rail.

Now on to my question. If I want to lay prototypical track, does it make sense to buy ME dual gauge track and pull out the third rail? I have never hand laid rails or switches, but I am tempted to try my hand with a fasttrack dual gauge switch jig. I would only lay the narrow gauge switch part but use the full size ties... Is there a better way to accomplish this prototypical track??

--
Brian Kopp
Jacksonville, FL


Slim Gauge Guild Open House

Traintalk
 

Slim Gauge Guild Model Railroad Club Open House
The Slim Gauge Guild Model Railroad Club would like to invite you to our Spring Open House on
Sunday, November 3rd, from 10am to 6pm and Tuesday night, November 5th from 6pm to 10pm.
We have two layouts in a 2,000 sq ft basement. A HO/HOn3 layout with a D&RGW / RGS theme and the second layout is S/Sn3 with a D&RGW and West Side Lumber theme.
Admission is FREE. Come and enjoy narrow gauge mountain railroading in miniature, at its finest.
The Slim Gauge Guild is freeway close, located in Pasadena California at the South East corner of Raymond Ave. and Del mar Ave., in the basement of the Congregation Ale House Building. We are located across the street from the MTA Gold Line Del Mar Station.
A lot of work has been done in the past 6 months, come and see what has changed.
Slim Gauge Guild Model Railroad Club 300 S. Raymond Ave. (Basement) Pasadena, CA 91105