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Chris_C
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« Reply #1300 on: Oct 22nd, 2009, 4:19pm »
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awesome photos!

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« Reply #1301 on: Oct 22nd, 2009, 9:33pm »
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I will second that! Love the way the yellow on 6148 is highlighted by the fall colors.

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« Reply #1302 on: Oct 23rd, 2009, 1:03am »
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on Oct 22nd, 2009, 12:22am, CLC Fan wrote:       (Click here for original message)
I found myself working around Ladysmith this afternoon.  Here's #6148 just south of the station heading south.

I love the 130lb straight welded rail in this shot!  


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this old girl was sitting in parksville today a water tanker


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« Reply #1304 on: Nov 8th, 2009, 8:41pm »
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on Nov 8th, 2009, 7:25pm, capt wrote:       (Click here for original message)
this old girl was sitting in parksville today a water tanker

 
Was this tanker just recently moved to Parksville? Or has it been there for a while?  


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« Reply #1305 on: Nov 9th, 2009, 9:35am »
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as long as I can remember

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« Reply #1306 on: Nov 9th, 2009, 9:00pm »
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on Nov 9th, 2009, 8:52pm, CLC Fan wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Anyone seen this vid on YouTube yet?  The opening pic in b&w sure brings back some distant memories.
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4e8431LkYls

 
That's one of cycledude's videos.


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« Reply #1307 on: Dec 27th, 2009, 1:23am »
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Digging through some old slides in the last few days found this one in Courtenay of three Budd Cars arriving at the Station, I believe it would have been 6134 with RDC 9 6006 along with 6133. The photo was taken  in 1986.

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Digging through some old slides in the last few days found this one in Courtenay of three Budd Cars arriving at the Station, I believe it would have been 6134 with RDC 9 6006 along with 6133. The photo was taken  in 1986.

Another day in 1986 with 6133 leading 6006 trailing.


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Another day in 1986 with 6133 leading 6006 trailing.

Now the the fun begins, time to change ends, 6133 is uncouplied from 6006 so it can run around it's train and recouple to the other end so 6133 can be leading southbound. Do you like the marker lamps on the rear of 6006?


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on Dec 27th, 2009, 1:56am, tfctrains wrote:       (Click here for original message)

Now the the fun begins, time to change ends, 6133 is uncouplied from 6006 so it can run around it's train and recouple to the other end so 6133 can be leading southbound. Do you like the marker lamps on the rear of 6006?

Back on the main ready to couple back on to 6006, I remember this taking place a few time while the 6006 was on the Island. The three cars running together only took place 2 or 3 days as I remember. The three cars were on the Island during Expo 86 with the hope that they would be needed, it was not well promoted in my mind so it was not used like it could have been, same old story on the E&N.


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« Reply #1311 on: Dec 27th, 2009, 2:13am »
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Pretty cool to see three of them linked up like that.
 
I wonder at what point it is more economical to run a conventional train loco/passenger cars vs. a string of self-propelled cars.


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« Reply #1312 on: Dec 27th, 2009, 5:37am »
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it is hard to believe this is what courtenay looked like back in those days, and you see what it looks like now. whatever happened to the 6006 anyway? does anybody know?
 
on Dec 27th, 2009, 1:56am, tfctrains wrote:       (Click here for original message)

Now the the fun begins, time to change ends, 6133 is uncouplied from 6006 so it can run around it's train and recouple to the other end so 6133 can be leading southbound. Do you like the marker lamps on the rear of 6006?



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« Reply #1313 on: Dec 27th, 2009, 5:39am »
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it is hard to believe this is what courtenay looked like back in those days, and you see what it looks like now. whatever happened to the 6006 anyway? does anybody know?
 
on Dec 27th, 2009, 1:56am, tfctrains wrote:       (Click here for original message)

Now the the fun begins, time to change ends, 6133 is uncouplied from 6006 so it can run around it's train and recouple to the other end so 6133 can be leading southbound. Do you like the marker lamps on the rear of 6006?



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« Reply #1314 on: Dec 27th, 2009, 5:41am »
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i always thought thats what duncan looked like back in the good ole days. but when you look at the pictures of ladysmith station and nanaimo station they look completely different.
 
 
 
on Oct 2nd, 2009, 3:39am, bcr4604 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
A few screen grabs from a DVD I recently picked up. "Canadian Rails" by Charles Smiley. I highly recommend this DVD, excellent vintage footage of railways across Canada.  
 
Duncan yard

 
RDC at Ladysmith

 
Nanaimo Station


 
RDC turning on the wye at Courtenay


 



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« Reply #1315 on: Dec 27th, 2009, 10:15am »
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Digging through some old slides in the last few days found this one in Courtenay of three Budd Cars arriving at the Station, I believe it would have been 6134 with RDC 9 6006 along with 6133. The photo was taken  in 1986.

 
There's a picture that takes me back!  I rode a three-car dayliner from Qualicum Beach to Victoria that summer.  The first two cars were pretty much full when we got on at Qualicum; the crew were trying to keep the last car closed but didn't seem to mind us taking seats in it.  The car filled up pretty good at Nanaimo, though.  One of the quietest rides I can remember on the E&N--three cars back, you don't have the horn constantly blaring in your ears!  I remember two meets on that that trip--it was a bustling little railway back then.
 
And the picture with the markers on 6006 is just too cool for words.  Thanks for sharing.


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« Reply #1316 on: Dec 29th, 2009, 4:33pm »
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The RDC-9's were supposedly all retired at the end of summer 1986. After that, they all wound up stored in Quebec, along with a few RDC4's(including CP 9251, the one that is now at IRSI being rebuilt) and other equipment, and stayed there for many years. Sometime in the last decade, all of the equipment stored in that location was dispersed, I do believe a couple of the RDC-9's were scrapped, but the rest were scattered, some to the US. At least 6002 and 6006 are still in Canada, 6002 in stored in Ottawa, and 6006 was stored in Orangeville when this http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1174098 was taken in 2008. Both owned by David Walmsley(DAWX), an equipment dealer of sorts.

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« Reply #1317 on: Dec 29th, 2009, 9:26pm »
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I think the three car sets ran more that a couple of times during the summer of '86.  Unless it was my dumb luck.  Two of the three afternoons I have pix of them were taken at Niagara Creek where I spent a considerable time up in a tree.  Dave Wilkie would later put my perch to good use for northbound freights...
 
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Back on the main ready to couple back on to 6006, I remember this taking place a few time while the 6006 was on the Island. The three cars running together only took place 2 or 3 days as I remember. The three cars were on the Island during Expo 86 with the hope that they would be needed, it was not well promoted in my mind so it was not used like it could have been, same old story on the E&N.



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« Reply #1318 on: Dec 31st, 2009, 10:33pm »
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So I'm in the process of building the E&N north of Cassidy in my basement, and one wall is needing something in the way of artwork...
 
My wife has access to a really big printer (some 52" wide by whatever length) and I'd love to put up a big photo of Wellcox Yard, circa 1988 (the year I'm modelling), and am hoping someone who hangs out here has such a photo...
 
I'd like an original slide or negative (and will return once the scan is done) and will pay for it...
 
Can you help?
 
Thanks!
Jon


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on Dec 31st, 2009, 10:33pm, joncalon wrote:       (Click here for original message)
So I'm in the process of building the E&N north of Cassidy in my basement, and one wall is needing something in the way of artwork...
 
My wife has access to a really big printer (some 52" wide by whatever length) and I'd love to put up a big photo of Wellcox Yard, circa 1988 (the year I'm modelling), and am hoping someone who hangs out here has such a photo...
 
I'd like an original slide or negative (and will return once the scan is done) and will pay for it...
 
Can you help?
 
Thanks!
Jon

How much does she charge by the foot to print modeling backgrounds?


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