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382Re: An introduction and some questions

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  • Randy Brown
    Jul 2, 2005
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      --- In NCNGRR@yahoogroups.com, Aaron Splawn <aaronsplawn@y...> wrote:
      Hi Aaron,
      Thanks for the warm welcome.

      > Welcome Randy! I too am new to the group, but have modeled and
      collected NCNG stuff for a long time. I think you will discover that
      the NCNG has a lot to offer. Not only can you still capture mountain
      railroading with deep canyons and tall trestles, but you can also
      model numerous industries, along with city streets with victorian
      **Sounds like the NCNG is right down my alley.

      > I model in Hon3 and would love to see some kits produced. Chicago
      Park station would be awesome... It's already been done in O scale,
      but I'm not aware of one in HO. The engine house in Nevada City
      would be another great, and simple kit.
      **I have sent to Underground Press for their plans listing. I will
      look at the various drawings and let you know if these projects are

      > As for maps, Herman Darr sketched out a set of maps a few years
      ago. They show the main line and the spurs in relation to todays
      roads. They're great for goin out and chasing the old right-of-way.
      **Great. These may also be available from Underground Press.

      > Hope this helps, Aaron
      **Good start.
      Any ideas on my other questions
      * What size rail was primarily used on the NCNG?
      * When did the nice herald with the track between the trees come into


      Randy Brown
      Arrowhead Scale Models
      P.O. Box 53
      Randsburg, CA. 93554
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      > Randy Brown <asmtrains@j...> wrote:
      > Hi all,
      > Name's Randy Brown.
      > I have been model railroading since 1964.
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