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by Curtis Reid
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Digital Modeling
Topic: V & T / C & C common combination depots
Replies: 6
Views: 11335

Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

Thanks, Mike!

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by Curtis Reid
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: V&T wooden ore cars
Replies: 48
Views: 49787

Re: V&T wooden ore cars

Looking good!
I saw in the paper (http://www.virginiaandtruckee.com/InThe ... -22-TE.htm) that there were some 10-ton ore cars early on - were those these cars, or something else?

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by Curtis Reid
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: V&T Locomotive Transfer #1
Replies: 4
Views: 6381

Re: V&T Locomotive Transfer #1

Thanks, Mike! I'm looking forward to the new information!

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by Curtis Reid
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Central / Southern Pacific
Topic: CPRR Early Boxcars
Replies: 3
Views: 5177

Re: CPRR Early Boxcars

Completed 25' model:
boxcar.jpg
by Curtis Reid
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Central / Southern Pacific
Topic: CPRR Early Flatcars
Replies: 5
Views: 7405

Re: CPRR Early Flatcars

Platform car model:
flatcar_1.jpg
by Curtis Reid
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Central / Southern Pacific
Topic: CPRR Early Boxcars
Replies: 3
Views: 5177

Re: CPRR Early Boxcars

A 25' boxcar model in progress:
box_wip_3.jpg
by Curtis Reid
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Promontory, May 10 1869 for Trainz
Topic: CP Director's Car
Replies: 6
Views: 7526

Re: CP Director's Car

wip3.jpg
A little more work on the Subsistence car....
by Curtis Reid
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Promontory, May 10 1869 for Trainz
Topic: CP Director's Car
Replies: 6
Views: 7526

Re: CP Director's Car

A minor update to the director's car after visiting it at NSRM earlier this month (and based on color feedback from Andrew Brandon):
coach_wip3.jpg
Also an early shot of the subsistence car model:
wip1.jpg
by Curtis Reid
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Promontory, May 10 1869 for Trainz
Topic: The start of the route
Replies: 3
Views: 3733

Re: The start of the route

Another update - some improvements to the ground textures (though still a long way to go).
I also put placeholder cars in the approximate locations shown by Gerald Best (Historical Base Map 1869) just to get an idea of the scope of the project.
golden_spike_wip4.jpg
Click for a larger version.
by Curtis Reid
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Central / Southern Pacific
Topic: CPRR Early Flatcars
Replies: 5
Views: 7405

Re: CPRR Early Flatcars

One thing that Andrew and I noticed is that some of the CP flats appear to use a flat strap instead of a tie rod. You can see that clearly in this crop from a Hart photograph (#350; Railroad Camp near Victory): flat_strap.jpg (Provided by the Stanford University Libraries; https://purl.stanford.edu/...