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trekkieguy34
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Something I would Really Like to See

Postby trekkieguy34 » Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:34 pm

I would really like to see a Western&Atlantic Railroad boxcar i think that would be a great addition to the W&ARR passenger and combine coaches.

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Re: Something I would Really Like to See

Postby Col Hogan » Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:39 am

Welcome to the bunch Trekkie. Hopefully you'll have a cupla hundred more entries before it's too long.

I'll bet that Curtis will be following this thread in the not to distant future with his entry
of the W&A boxcar. Have you checked the DLS for the same entry ? Just about every other road
is represented with the boxcar revenues. However, if you're a narrow gauge lover like most
of us here, you may be in luck. Someone could probably re-skin to a W&A classic.

Good Luck
Ken
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Re: Something I would Really Like to See

Postby Pencil » Wed Feb 18, 2009 9:14 am

WVA-USA was working on some Civil War freight cars, including a W&A boxcar. He has a gallery at http://gallery.wvrailroads.net/Civil-War-Housecar, but I don't know if he ever released them.
He had a post over at the Auran forums (http://forums.auran.com/trainz/showthre ... post192619); perhaps a PM would be in order?

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Re: Something I would Really Like to See

Postby Dreadnought1 » Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:47 am

Folks,
For those thinking Civil War period railroads, the Kalmbach book 'Mid-Sized Track Plans for Realistic Railroads' has a 14-page chapter on the US Military Railroad City Point and Army Line. Lots of ideas and photos for those modelling that period.
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meconicuk
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Re: Something I would Really Like to See

Postby meconicuk » Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:55 am

That Kalmbach book showing the Civil War USMR layout for City Point sounds interesting.
I wouldn't mind seeing the plan to see how they tackled it; but I can't find this book at a UK stockist.

Osprey are bringing out a 'CIvil War Railroads Tactics' in August and I've reserved a copy.
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