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by elminero67
Thu Dec 27, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Virgina & truckee right of way
Replies: 5
Views: 7488

Re: Virgina & truckee right of way

Thanks Andrew. Have you been to any of the stamp mill ruins along the Carson?
by elminero67
Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Virgina & truckee right of way
Replies: 5
Views: 7488

Virgina & truckee right of way

Has anyone here done much exploring along the V & T right of way? Im hoping to spend a couple of days hiking/walking/mountain biking in the area and know very little other than what I saw when I was fighting fires in the area back in the day. Specifically Im looking to find original retaining walls....
by elminero67
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Winter Storm Damage
Replies: 1
Views: 2337

Re: Winter Storm Damage

Ouch-that is going to take alot of work to fix
by elminero67
Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Railroad connections...
Replies: 6
Views: 4220

Re: Railroad connections...

This was on Ebay a while back:
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by elminero67
Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Randall V. Mills Collection
Replies: 3
Views: 4220

Re: Randall V. Mills Collection

Yeah-the collection is large, and the quality of the pics that I did go through is good.
by elminero67
Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Digital Modeling
Topic: Combining digital imagery with models...
Replies: 1
Views: 9971

Combining digital imagery with models...

Like others, I've been playing around with digital modeling a bit lately. Still learning. The following is on my ON30 layout, but Id appreciate constructive feedback on what works, and what doesn't, i.e. texture, light quality or anything else that detracts from the overall impression (btw, the one ...
by elminero67
Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: 19th Century Standard Gauge Railroads
Topic: Arizona's incredible Bradshaw Mountain Railway
Replies: 9
Views: 11440

Re: Arizona's incredible Bradshaw Mountain Railway

Good point-it is a well built grade for such a small railroad, but could only have been done when labor was affordable. It has been a while since Ive been on the Bradshaw Mountain grade by Crown King, but I dont recall seeing dry stacked retaining walls on that grade. The Poland branch of the Bradsh...
by elminero67
Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: 19th Century Standard Gauge Railroads
Topic: Arizona's incredible Bradshaw Mountain Railway
Replies: 9
Views: 11440

Re: Arizona's incredible Bradshaw Mountain Railway

Thanks John-that is very helpful. Garrrie does(did? I havent spoke to him in years either) great research and was able to visit the area before it was developed: The area labelled as Boggs smelter on Garrie's maps has been excavated for a gravel pit while the area north of the highway has been turne...
by elminero67
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: 19th Century Standard Gauge Railroads
Topic: Arizona's incredible Bradshaw Mountain Railway
Replies: 9
Views: 11440

Re: Arizona's incredible Bradshaw Mountain Railway

Good stuff-the Bradshaws are full of old mines, roads and historic sitesm and as John mentioned the Bradshaw Mountain Railroad pushed the limits of what standard gauge railroads were intended. Great day trip up from Phoenix if you find yourself in the neighborhood. Ironically I've been putting the f...