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mdvholland - Fri 29 Apr - 14:01

Here is @ http://inari.net.pl/index.php/en/modele/modele-mostow-2/modele-z

mdvholland - Fri 29 Apr - 14:00

HoboTim, check here As far as I can tell, this guy offers two bridges in Z. No prices quoted, but an e-mail adress is given. Matt.

HoboTim - Tue 26 Apr - 19:53

Piotr Ciechocinski BRIDGE!!!! Contact Info??? Pricing??? Throw us a Bone!!!!!

Catt - Sun 17 Apr - 19:33

Kelley, G is not a scale it is a gauge.There are many different scales in the G gauge group. AS far a 1/200 goes that actually is both a collector scale and a gaming scale.

Kelley - Mon 21 Mar - 14:14

1/200 is actually bigger than Z. If you can have things custom made, why not make them the right scale in the first place? Myself, if I wanted almost scale I would go with 3 rail O or G scale.

ejshelton - Sun 20 Mar - 13:02

All modeling is illusion. When one puts a smaller scale in the back it gives the impression of something off in the distance. Exact measurements and exact scale aren't as important as the final look

Kelley - Sun 20 Mar - 08:46

There are too many compromises in Z scale as it is. If someone is willing to re size items from 1/160 scale down to 1/200, why not ask them to do it in 1/220, which is Z scale?

rhtrain - Tue 15 Mar - 10:36

I/200 and 1/220 are almost identical in size opens up a lot of items that can be used in z

Kelley - Tue 15 Mar - 07:55

Z is 1/220 scale, not 1/200.

soccrdad30 - Mon 14 Mar - 21:30

Here is a link to a photo album to a wing generator train https://goo.gl/photos/g3z9tWN25cHhwsKEA Enjoy! John

rhtrain - Mon 14 Mar - 15:04

Hay everyone found a maker of 1/200 American cars from the 50s to present day.He has hundreds of vehicals in n scale but will scale down to 1/200 His shapeways id is RAPDPRO They are really nice

JMCmodels - Sun 13 Mar - 13:50

Hi everyone.Does anyone know how I can contact David K. Smith? I've heard he's fighting against desease. I would like to contact with him. Thanks in advance.

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Kelley - Thu 10 Mar - 09:40

6. Internationales Spur-Z-Weekend in Altenbeken

DAZed - Wed 24 Feb - 20:07

Oh yes totally agree they are major foobs but there's not much else and I got them cheap. xD I imagine them as a cross between your standard thrall 52.5ft gon and a modern version of the drop gon.

Kelley - Wed 24 Feb - 06:01

But I am putting decals on the wrong caboose, although it is close to what the Mopac had. Why MTL could not paint one red and put on a buzzsaw, but put a UP cabooseon a mopac train set is weird too.

Kelley - Wed 24 Feb - 05:57

I like a lot of AZL stuff but those waffle cars were just weirdness. Only one railroad had them and I think another might have picked up the castoffs or something.

DAZed - Tue 23 Feb - 16:36

Oops, try this again: MoPac Eagle

DAZed - Tue 23 Feb - 10:35

Kelley, I *don't* have MoPac decals, but I need some also, except I need the "Eagle" logo (times 2)...a very small white one that will fit on the ~1/4" placard on AZL corrugated gons.[img=https://lh3.

Kelley - Tue 23 Feb - 08:28

Anyone got any Missouri Pacific decals? I am looking for some "buzzsaws' abut 5 mm apart. I can par for the trouble with Paypal. Thanks.

SJ-BAZ-man - Mon 22 Feb - 11:30

Haven't put trees on the modules in years and now more modules!

SJ-BAZ-man - Mon 22 Feb - 11:30

Loren, there were both bare and prefoamed. Lots of pages (but seem to duplicate after a while). I bought 3-5 ea (pkgs of 5) so I could get variety and see what they were like so quickly repurchase.

tealplanes - Fri 19 Feb - 12:14

Jeff, I plan to incorporate mine into the area around the passenger station I'm having made. Just wish they came already covered in foam..........

SJ-BAZ-man - Fri 19 Feb - 00:42

I don't think they have any more ;) just bought them out. :) Joking. Bought a lot of some shapes I need to fill in areas where I don't have those styles. DIRT cheap !

DAZed - Mon 15 Feb - 16:53

I ordered some trees yesterday as well. Seems everything is just duplicated, for starters. And there was one tree showing at 1/4" which would be a very very small Z tree. ;)

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MONON 1865-04-30 The Louisville New Albany & Chicago becomes one of twenty railroads to haul Abraham Lincoln's funeral train, from Lafayette, Indiana to Michigan City, Indiana.
MICHRR 1894-04-30 The depot at White Pigeon is destroyed by fire. The fire started in the kitchen of the station dining room. The station was one of the oldest on the Lake Shore.
NHRS 1900-04-30 John Luther "Casey" Jones dies at the throttle of Illinois Central train No. 1, New Orleans Special*. Jones is the only fatality in a rear-end collision with a freight train at Vaughan(s), Mississippi. The official report blames Jones for excessive speed and disregard of a flagman. *This train has been incorrectly called the Cannonball. Railroad slang often referred to any exceptionally fast train as a 'cannon ball'.
NHRS 1904-04-30 Opening of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis.
NHRS 1915-04-30 Globe Express Company goes out of business. Globe is the smallest of the remaining express companies.
NHRS 1918-04-30 USRA orders 1,415 steam locomotives from ALCo, Baldwin and Lima. Orders are also placed for 100,000 standard gauge freight cars, distributed among 16 car builders.
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NHRS 1967-04-30 Last day of CNJ ferry service between Jersey City and Manhattan.
NHRS 1967-04-30 Pennsylvania Railroad abandons use of its carrier-induction 'trainphones', which are replaced by two-way radios.
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NHRS 1971-04-30 Final run for seven of eight remaining US railway post office routes. The last surviving RPO operates over the Penn Central between New York City and Washington.
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MICHRR 1994-04-30 The Norfolk Southern ended Detroit River car ferry operations when the Cassidy and the barge Windsor departed the CP slip in Windsor. [KB]
MICHRR 1998-04-30 CSXT sells 51-mile Port Huron Subdivision to RailAmerica, Inc. which will operate it as the Saginaw Valley Railway Co. (SGVY). The line runs from just east of Saginaw (Paines) to Brown City, MI. [C&OHS7-1998]

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