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by dileTTante
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2021 Western North America heatwave
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Re: 2021 Western North America heatwave

Here are photos of his home, sent to me Tuesday evening. Fire a kilometre away. They are under evacuation alert. If they leave home they won't be allowed back. Fire approached a few days ago and was threatening their property but changed direction when the wind changed. They have a pond, a stream, a...
by dileTTante
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NMRA 2021 in Santa Clara California
Replies: 12
Views: 2553

Re: NMRA 2021 in Santa Clara California

Thanks very much for the run-down of the events.
Did anyone there mention TT scale?
- Terry C
by dileTTante
Wed Jul 14, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2021 Western North America heatwave
Replies: 11
Views: 475

Re: 2021 Western North America heatwave

Here is an article about the fire which burned down Lytton, British Columbia. "Did a Train Start the Lytton Fire? Experts say it’s likely. And last year CN paid $16.6 million for sparking another blaze near the community." https://thetyee.ca/News/2021/07/14/Did-Train-Start-Lytton-Fire/ Inv...
by dileTTante
Mon Jul 12, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Events
Topic: NMRA 2021 in Santa Clara California
Replies: 12
Views: 2553

Re: NMRA 2021 in Santa Clara California

It looks like only crickets attended the show.
by dileTTante
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: T and S Trains - what?
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: T and S Trains - what?

A search for 'T and S trains' immediately yielded an ad from amazon with pictures for a set which is unavailable - "Battery operated, with one double A battery. Make sure polarity is correct, collectable old fashioned train, with box car, log car. standard flat car, caboose and tender. Good for...
by dileTTante
Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NMRA 2021 in Santa Clara California
Replies: 12
Views: 2553

Re: NMRA 2021 in Santa Clara California

Is that like breaking out of jail, or children breaking models at shows, or breaking out in sweat in summer heat? Curious TTNuts want to know.
- Terry C
by dileTTante
Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Video of the Day
Replies: 649
Views: 81244

Re: Video of the Day

An exception might be the trestles at the southern end of the Fraser River crossing, south of Vancouver British Columbia. The rail line goes from Vancouver to Seattle Washington. (Canadian National and BNSF) I have crossed it on Amtrak many times. One photo, looking south, shows the northern end at ...
by dileTTante
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT-Tracks
Replies: 1358
Views: 168411

Re: TT-Tracks

It looks like Bill has the same problem which I have with the rail cutter handles. Maybe I'll try gluing mine.
And next he'll want a 4th rail for N.
- Terry C
by dileTTante
Wed Jun 09, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modellbahnshop Sebnitz
Replies: 25
Views: 4371

Re: Modellbahnshop Sebnitz

On 6 May I registered at MBS Modell + Spiel GmbH and ordered a wagon from Schirmer, a locomotive from Kuehn, a car from MTB, and a couple turnout kits from Tillig. I got an email saying the order was ready, but it was only the turnouts. The other items needed to be brought in for shipping later. Del...
by dileTTante
Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Canadian PS-1 look-a-likes
Replies: 13
Views: 992

Re: Canadian PS-1 look-a-likes

"CN Boxcars a Plenty
November 29, 2020"
https://hudbayrailway.blogspot.com/2020 ... lenty.html
- Terry

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