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by elminero67
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Winter Storm Damage
Replies: 1
Views: 2049

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: 3716

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: 3761

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: 8189

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: 9833

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: 9833

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: 9833

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...
by elminero67
Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Pioche Pacific Shay #3
Replies: 8
Views: 5795

Re: Pioche Pacific Shay #3

Thanks for posting the pic, drawings and info on the Pioche Pacific ore cars. May have to make a few for my Torres & Prietas narrow gauge RR....
by elminero67
Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Pioche Pacific Shay #3
Replies: 8
Views: 5795

Re: Pioche Pacific Shay #3

Alright John-Youve got my curiosity on the Pioche Railroads. I have Myricks' Railroads of Nevada series, but Im thinking that there has to be more info out there on the Pioche area considering how much mining and railroading went on out there. Im particularly interested in the steel ore cars on Pioc...