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Re: Model couplers

I like the really big magnets installed under the ties. That way they can be ballasted. The only problem is that you have to have alandmark to know where
Pete swarr
6:56 AM
#23735
 
23734

Re: Model couplers

You really paid attention if you noticed that! I use Kadee 153 and 158 scale head “whisker” couplers. I like to add uncoupling levers to my cars. [pearly
rockroll50401
May 1
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23733

Model couplers

Clark, after seeing the video last week of the railroad, I noted most of the cars did not have the uncoupling bar, but some of your hoppers did have them. 
Donald Vaughn
May 1
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23732

Re: 60's era MSTL was Re: [mstl] from: Paul Schulz

Amazing how topics that have nothing to do with the actual railroad generate the most emails ; )) For the most part, railroads could give a hoot about the
rockroll50401
Apr 29
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23731

Re: 60's era MSTL was Re: [mstl] from: Paul Schulz

Of course, if an alumni of a college that was a rival to Nebraska became President, the colors could revert to previous colors or become other colors. What if
Pete swarr
Apr 29
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23730

Re: 60's era

While thinking of the RS1 fleet as trade-ins, I wonder of they'd have seen the trucks re-used on new M&St.L power? Such as the MILW did with some of their ALCo
Ken Secrest
Apr 24
#23730
 
23729

60's era

Staying with trading in the F units they might have bought GP35 when the F's turned 15. then traded the RS-1's on GP38's and older switchers for SW1500's. Sam
sherman4863
Apr 24
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23728

Re: 60's era MSTL was Re: [mstl] from: Paul Schulz

All: If you had a GP-38 and painted it for M&StL in red/white try this: Lower the stripe to where it hits the top of the low hood then bend it down to a point
risrwy
Apr 24
#23728
 
23727

Re: from: Paul Schulz

As the second trick Ottumwa Div. Dispatcher from about '86-90 what may be one reason CNW stopped getting grain trains in to Eddyville was all or a vast
STEVEN HOLDING
Apr 23
#23727
 
23726

Re: from: Paul Schulz

On the Marshalltown to Eddyville line the UP used in 2002 & on, GP40's & GP38's. Around 2010 started using GP38's & GP60's & GP15-2 for power. The line is
Roger Ward
Apr 23
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23725

Re: from: Paul Schulz

​Correction: I rode the line in 1952. A typo. Tom Baker ________________________________ From: mstl@yahoogroups.com on behalf of
Thomas Baker
Apr 23
#23725
 
23724

Re: from: Paul Schulz

M&StL ran due south from Manly to Mason City and ended up on the east side of town. Dennis E From: mstl@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mstl@yahoogroups.com] Sent:
Dennis Holmes
Apr 23
#23724
 
23723

SD-40s (Re: [mstl] from: Paul Schulz)

... ​GP-38s sound reasonable and very likely. What about SD-40s? All: SD-40s, like the GP-40s have a turbocharger which to me rules them out. The ones I
risrwy
Apr 22
#23723
 
23722

Re: from: Paul Schulz

If you look at the ‘daily sheets’ Doug put in the files you’ll see the trains listed as extras. Lots of good stuff in the files. Clark Propst Mason City
rockroll50401
Apr 22
#23722
 
23721

Re: from: Paul Schulz

?Clark, Vaughn told me the same thing but did not mention that over the RI section of track the M&StL trains operated as extras. I had many conversations with
Thomas Baker
Apr 22
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