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by Andrew Brandon
Mon Jun 13, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Design differences between SPNG locomotives Nos. 8, 9 and 18
Replies: 7
Views: 14698

Re: Design differences between SPNG locomotives Nos. 8, 9 an

A master list would sure be nice...

Alas, this was just a list someone had compiled listing the relevant drawings for those SPNG locomotives. I am actually not sure who compiled the list and photographed the paper it was on so I transcribed it for that post.
by Andrew Brandon
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Design differences between SPNG locomotives Nos. 8, 9 and 18
Replies: 7
Views: 14698

Re: Design differences between SPNG locomotives Nos. 8, 9 an

The specs for all of the N-C-O baldwin locomotives (except first #4, apparently I forgot to upload it) are now in the gallery. I discovered I have the list of Baldwin drawings for 8, 9 and 18. Despite being built at different times, #8 and #9 are built on the same erecting drawing (#6035) and engine...
by Andrew Brandon
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Design differences between SPNG locomotives Nos. 8, 9 and 18
Replies: 7
Views: 14698

Re: Design differences between SPNG locomotives Nos. 8, 9 an

Nic, I am not sure why the spec for 8 and 9 aren't on the site. but I'll get those uploaded later today. When built for the N-C-O, SP 8 and 9 were essentially identical, both ordered from the plan number. Over their operational lives things slowly changed. The most noticeable change is the smokebox ...
by Andrew Brandon
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Site Technical Issues
Topic: Forum Template Broken
Replies: 6
Views: 13373

Re: Forum Template Broken

The forum template has been repaired for the most part. I still have a few little things to tweak here and there but it should now be working better than before.
by Andrew Brandon
Sat May 21, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Digital Modeling
Topic: Western Terrain Textures for Trainz
Replies: 6
Views: 24723

Re: Western Terrain Textures for Trainz

I have just uploaded five textures to the DLS which should be available in the next 48 hours. These are all 2048 x 2048 pixel textures. <kuid:476027:100270> Dirt - Beneme, CA (Shade). This is the same as the Beneme texture uploaded previously, but made slightly darker for use under structures like l...
by Andrew Brandon
Thu May 12, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: ROADTRIPS
Topic: Desert Camp: 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 11613

Desert Camp: 2016

It is that time of year again. Randy and I will be out at our usual camp near Fort Churchill NV, May 14 - 19. This year we will hopefully get to explore the Mina Branch from Wabuska to Schurz and/or Thorne. Possibly a trip over to the Lahontan Dam to photograph the ROW traces for the contractor's co...
by Andrew Brandon
Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Site Technical Issues
Topic: Gallery Software Change Coming
Replies: 5
Views: 21106

Re: Gallery Software Change Coming

Don't be alarmed, Don't adjust your set...

The description and album title text in the gallery DID grow a touch larger. :lol:
by Andrew Brandon
Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Digital Modeling
Topic: Early UPRR Flat Cars
Replies: 10
Views: 21027

Re: Early UPRR Flat Cars

I found a couple more on DPL.
UP-Flat-907-Sydney-WY.JPG
Rock load, Sydney Wyoming.
UP flat near Promontory.JPG
Near Promontory Summit. Note the stake pockets on the captured end sill.
by Andrew Brandon
Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Digital Modeling
Topic: Western Terrain Textures for Trainz
Replies: 6
Views: 24723

Re: Western Terrain Textures for Trainz

I just uploaded a slight update to "Dirt - Cortena" and uploaded a new version called "Dirt - Cortena, California (Light)" <kuid:476027:100120>. This is the same texture but a touch lighter. Dirt-Cortena-Light.jpg I have also added a new texture: "Dirt, Hardened - Wabuska, Nevada" <kuid:476027:10000...
by Andrew Brandon
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: 19th Century Standard Gauge Railroads
Topic: The Los Angeles & Independence Railroad
Replies: 13
Views: 28750

Re: The Los Angeles & Independence Railroad

You might want to check the California Railroad Commissioner Reports. Here is the Los Angeles & Independence Railroad report from 1876.