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by sandpatch1
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Plymouth train show?
Replies: 3
Views: 1956

Re: Plymouth train show?

Sponsored by a local group of layout owners, part of Div 6 NMRA, free admission, not a big show but a show, and next to CSX main line, saw 4 trains during the show,
by sandpatch1
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: 2 tables for Van Wert show 7/25,26
Replies: 0
Views: 3863

2 tables for Van Wert show 7/25,26

I can’t go ,
Anybody need two tables
Thanks dj
by sandpatch1
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Earl's Train World Estate Closeout
Replies: 1
Views: 2183

Re: Earl's Train World Estate Closeout

link does not exists. no such page?
already gone , that was a fast sale
by sandpatch1
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Track plan
Replies: 40
Views: 23952

Re: Track plan, Sheldon road

talked with a old friend. he said they got 2 switch's, pulled about 5 cars each shift.
but on the plastic cars maybe 1 or 2 a week,, seemed like we used a lot more than 100 tons in a week, but he was sure about it,
maybe a respot on plastic cars but not like i thought 5 a week,,
by sandpatch1
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Track plan
Replies: 40
Views: 23952

Re: Track plan

I remember the tracks always full about 2 cars at the unloading rack, and 5 or more on the siding. Now you made me curious also as with the number of molds we must have went thru more than two cars a day, We didn’t have a trackmobile, but maybe they had another unloading rack out of site, it was all...
by sandpatch1
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Track plan
Replies: 40
Views: 23952

Re: Track plan

I worked at Sheldon road in 1999, we shipped rail to Louisville plant for F250 and to Birmingham plant by rail it was about 10 loads a day. The radiators went by truck to focus and mustang plants. never did hear what happened to the plant,but we were always in competition with the Connersville plant...
by sandpatch1
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Train show in Madison Heights . 3/7/2020
Replies: 2
Views: 2808

Re: Train show in Madison Heights . 3/7/2020

Well, that was a surprise...... expected Lionel, and found a LOT of stuff at prices that. I thought I was dreaming. No dealers no tyco just one table after one table of guys cleaning out extra stuff. I think all this stuff just moves two tables left when the music stops. I am glad I went. And the N ...
by sandpatch1
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: No comments on the Saline show, ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2448

No comments on the Saline show, ?

How times and we have changed,
What would rate a full day of comments now pass’s without a mention,
So sad
Jd
I was selling books at give away prices, and did,
But for the first time bought nothing. I am sorry to say that I have everything and to much
by sandpatch1
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Marion Ohio Train Show, Saturday 30th
Replies: 0
Views: 3882

Marion Ohio Train Show, Saturday 30th

at the fairgrounds building. 11am... then head to the depot to see REAL trains.. a perfect combo..
NO other train show has that much fun..
by sandpatch1
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Model Railroad Expo Saturday 11/23.
Replies: 2
Views: 2922

Model Railroad Expo Saturday 11/23.

Time for the annual NMRA DIV 6 Model Railroading is FUN Train EXPO.. This is a day of explaining the fun of model railroading. The members will have brought their projects to the hall to work on allowing YOU to ask questions on building scenery, Cars, tuning Locomotives ETC... It will be on Saturday...
by sandpatch1
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Lansing train show 11/10, big book and sign sale
Replies: 0
Views: 3162

Lansing train show 11/10, big book and sign sale

Check out for us having a big book and sign sale. also collectables, cards, locks etc.
maybe some 2 rail O Gauge loco's.
Look for the guys with sore backs after hauling 20 box's in. dont know the table yet.
jd
by sandpatch1
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Fostoria, Ohio Train show 9/28,
Replies: 0
Views: 4491

Fostoria, Ohio Train show 9/28,

train show time is upon us,,, and The best show in NW Ohio is the Fostora Tain Show, a gym and overflow rooms of sellers, as well as good food and train exhibits. AND the win, win is you can’t find anything. Take your 20 at the best Railfan park in USA and watch the parade of NS, CSX, and all the ru...
by sandpatch1
Mon May 06, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Tunnel City Railway Show- this weekend
Replies: 3
Views: 4752

Re: Tunnel City Railway Show- this weekend

Yes, I got a call from my friend selling that the layout was huge, he was right, and the bridge section was great and then they worked, Opened,to put it over the top.. and it was a N gauge paradise. And THE BEST place to have a show, carpet, padded chairs, and windows on the river, and Boat Nerds ju...
by sandpatch1
Sun May 05, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Tunnel City Railway Show- this weekend
Replies: 3
Views: 4752

Re: Tunnel City Railway Show- this weekend

Well the boats were great Saturday, but. A lack of HO was a surprise.. the MV layout was great, nice and long runs..and 5 boats , 2 days was a bad idea, just ask The old AA show people,
Jd
by sandpatch1
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: RPM meet at Marion, Ohio April 25-27
Replies: 0
Views: 5342

RPM meet at Marion, Ohio April 25-27

The annual RPM meet will be at the Marion,Ohio depot 25-27, Thursday open noon registration, Friday clinics all day, dinner and slides show, Saturday more clinics and BBQ at 5pm. Bring your models to show off your work and learn from others. Go to Facebook Central Ohio RPM meet for more..$20?
by sandpatch1
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club Show
Replies: 3
Views: 4664

Re: Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club Show

I noticed a lot of dealers packing up in the GYM, on Saturday, were those one day tables like in the cafeteria?. friend said the place was half mty by noon sunday, a lot of people trying to beat the snow,,, it was not the inch they said, we have 5 in Plymouth. the show was ok, but saw a LOT of old f...
by sandpatch1
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Marion,Oh Model Meet
Replies: 0
Views: 4939

Marion,Oh Model Meet

That time again. The Marion RPM meet. cheaper than a NMRA convention and more trains going by the lectures than you can count. This is really a laid back easy going way to spend time talking trains. You will leave knowing more than you ever thought as the people are really there to help you build, m...
by sandpatch1
Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Michigan Railroad Club
Replies: 1
Views: 1296

Michigan Railroad Club Meeting 7pm Wed. ALCO"S.

Tonights show at the Main Dearborn Library will be Ontario in Four Season's.. Heavy on CP & CN & VIA Alco's.. also depots and operators handing up Flimsie's. as well as Snow plows.
by sandpatch1
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: ho scale signal operation
Replies: 3
Views: 5012

Re: ho scale signal operation

How hard was it to install the signal system. Did you go photo or IR
the video just looks great, cant beat signals..
best of luck on your next layout
dave j
by sandpatch1
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Trade, Digitrax stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 4428

Trade, Digitrax stuff

I have a BDL16 and 2 UP3's still sealed in bag new.. to trade for for 1 PM42. The signaling ain't going to happen but the expansion is..

dave j
sandpatch1@yahoo.com.