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by Marquette
Wed Jul 14, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2021 Western North America heatwave
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: 2021 Western North America heatwave

If a train started it... bring back the caboose for firewatch crew in summer months.
by Marquette
Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2021 Western North America heatwave
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: 2021 Western North America heatwave

Neat, I'm 99% sure that the camera is mounted on the upper floor of the Revelstoke Railway Museum (which is well worth a visit if one is in the area!)
by Marquette
Sun Jul 04, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2021 Western North America heatwave
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: 2021 Western North America heatwave

The town of Lytton where that 49.6 was recorded on Tuesday burnt to the ground on Wednesday. The CP and CN main lines run through there; the bridges across the Thompson River were damaged on at least one of the lines. The temperature was absolutely bonkers. I love heat - I spent much of my childhood...
by Marquette
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT-Tracks
Replies: 1354
Views: 168097

Re: TT-Tracks

On other good news, I joined the ranks of the double vaccinated people on Monday. Feels good. Sweet! I got my second of AZ today! :) That's good. Now if Terry and Tibi can chime in with their status, maybe we can start thinking about getting together for a beer or two. That would be super! I miss.....
by Marquette
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT-Tracks
Replies: 1354
Views: 168097

Re: TT-Tracks

Well, in the case of Astrazeneca, which we were told is about 70% effective, maybe you should care 30%! 70% after one dose, 85-90% after two doses. But the thing most people don't realise is that this regards to efficacy against a *mild* case of Covid; AZ is 100% effective against contracting a sev...
by Marquette
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT-Tracks
Replies: 1354
Views: 168097

Re: TT-Tracks

Bill Dixon wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:32 pm On other good news, I joined the ranks of the double vaccinated people on Monday.
Feels good.
Sweet! I got my second of AZ today! :)
by Marquette
Sun Jun 06, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Canadian PS-1 look-a-likes
Replies: 13
Views: 980

Re: Canadian PS-1 look-a-likes

Well, this is just my 2d, but if a model had an NSC-3 end but a PS roof, I'd be satisfied enough; the PS and NSC roofs aren't the same, but they *are* quite similar.
by Marquette
Fri Jun 04, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Zeuke-TT, what's new?
Replies: 453
Views: 60038

Re: Zeuke-TT, what's new?

Rob - don't forget GN had a significant presence in southern British Columbia! BNSF still runs to Vancouver and to Nelson.
by Marquette
Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's on the bench?
Replies: 93
Views: 14700

Re: What's on the bench?

MacG wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:35 am Thrall All-Door Car.
I would *really* love to see (as in, have) a Thrall-Door car in TT...
by Marquette
Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Zeuke-TT, what's new?
Replies: 453
Views: 60038

Re: Zeuke-TT, what's new?

ConducTTor wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:09 am
rdikken wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:29 am giving away the diesel in a quiz is a bit too much.
So....make it an exam? :grin:
50 questions multiple choice plus 5 essay questions?

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