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#1 Cheater

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 05:40 AM

In case anyone is interested, here's what I've been doing for the last few days. The 'invasion' will continue into early next week.

Journey to Hershey 2019

 

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Posted 09 October 2019 - 06:35 AM

Learning to drive your slot car as if it was on rails? :laugh2:

 

Being that my other hobby is the less competitive world of model railroading, thanks for volunteering your time to a great organization.

 

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Posted 10 October 2019 - 12:05 PM

That's some adventure, Greg!

 

Thank you for sharing.

 

How many "Hershey Bars" will you bring back home with you?  LOL.

 

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Posted 10 October 2019 - 12:12 PM

Thanks again for all the great linked photos.



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Posted 10 October 2019 - 03:25 PM

I'll be down at the PA RR museum in about three weeks.


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Posted 10 October 2019 - 03:45 PM

How many "Hershey Bars" will you bring back home with you?


Probably none. I'm not a big fan of chocolate, to tell you the truth. I prefer white chocolate, which of course isn't chocolate at all.

I had one chocolate-coated donut at the CCCA tent Wednesday morning and that's it so far.

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 01:42 AM

A fond memory from my youth (with a bit of schadenfreude mixed in) - it was the winter of '47 or '48 and the east was hit by a particularly heavy snow. The NY Central was heavily converted to diesel - and the diesels couldn't handle the heavy snow so they had to fire up some of the retired but still available steam power to pull the flagship long distance trains!
 
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Posted 11 October 2019 - 02:49 AM

There's something about trains, little boys and grown-up old men.  :)

 

Thanks for sharing, Greg.


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Posted 11 October 2019 - 04:27 AM

After working for about six months at the train museum, I am convinced that the Y male chromosome has at least one train gene somewhere along its length. There isn't a young boy who isn't crazy about trains...

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 06:40 AM

Someone needs to produce train slot cars so we can race them.  :)


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Posted 11 October 2019 - 06:54 AM

They did!

 

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 08:57 AM

Way back Aurora made Model Motoring track sections that mated with Revell brass snap-track to create a grade level crossing.

When I had an HO layout, I used them to merge my slot cars with my model railroading. The cars were the reed motor type.  







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