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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #150 on: July 14, 2020, 05:19:07 PM »
Oh sorry about that, my compliments to Rich then!!!!  Thanks for the clarification texhorse

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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #151 on: July 15, 2020, 05:30:43 PM »
Oh sorry about that, my compliments to Rich then!!!!  Thanks for the clarification texhorse

Take care and Stay safe


Thank you Brad for the compliments on the layout  :)
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #152 on: July 17, 2020, 02:36:38 PM »
For your viewing pleasure, a couple of low tech videos of a day with "Annie" on the Long Valley Branch.





« Last Edit: July 18, 2020, 03:56:37 PM by Rich_S, Reason: Added new YouTube link for the second video »
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #153 on: July 17, 2020, 04:12:16 PM »
Nice video, it would be even better with those nice Black diesels back in charge. Maybe patched out to Conrail? Just saying.
Keep up the good work.
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #154 on: July 17, 2020, 04:52:06 PM »
Nice video, it would be even better with those nice Black diesels back in charge. Maybe patched out to Conrail? Just saying.
Keep up the good work.
Cheers!
Maurice

Hi Maurice, Thanks for the compliments on the videos. Hopefully everyone can view Part 2 OK? For some unknown reason YouTube is stuck on 95% processing of the video but gave me a link to share the video.

As for CR patched, I'm not a fan of the rainbow era on Conrail. For me it's either Penn Central worms or Conrail Blue.  Having lived through that era, it was tough to see all those fallen flags in patch paint. In my opinion, It just seemed like a new railroad when everything turned blue.  :)
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #155 on: July 17, 2020, 05:41:39 PM »
Hi, the videos play fine and very good to watch, well done!  I need to make some videos too once all my layout track arrives haha, might do a few on the test tracks I have already...

Great work, keep it up!  Keep the videos coming!
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #156 on: July 17, 2020, 09:11:58 PM »
You heard it Rich!  Keep those videos coming!

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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #157 on: July 17, 2020, 10:55:59 PM »
Seconded!
Pictures are great but sometimes I want to see the actual operation and running trains on the video format.
Please keep coming with more footages!
I need to know how you run trains on this magnificent layout gem!!

Dats
P.S. I canít see the second video with my daughterís iPad but can see on my cheap cellphone. It doesnít show up on your YouTube channel either.
So I canít leave a comment on your video on YouTube.  :hmmm:
Best regards with my annoying moving signature.
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #158 on: July 18, 2020, 03:58:19 PM »

Dats
P.S. I canít see the second video with my daughterís iPad but can see on my cheap cellphone. It doesnít show up on your YouTube channel either.
So I canít leave a comment on your video on YouTube.  :hmmm:

Hi Dats, Let me know if you can view the second video now?

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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #159 on: July 19, 2020, 01:00:16 AM »
Yes, I can see it now.
Thank you very much.
Excellent videos!
Iím looking forward to seeing more!!!

Dats
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #160 on: July 21, 2020, 02:43:16 PM »
In this final episode we watch the Long Valley Branch crew work the Vulcan Steel Fabricators sidings. They will then reassemble their train for the trip back to the Midland Interchange yard. Before departing Long Valley, the crew will stop at the Long Valley Interlocking tower to pickup their train orders for the return trip.



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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #161 on: July 22, 2020, 12:16:10 AM »
Good video, thanks for sharing. I like that paint scheme much better. I am confused on one point. Vulcan Metal fabricators, they received fabricated metal parts (pipe I believe) and they shipped baled scrap metal (steel I assume). Is that correct?
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #162 on: July 22, 2020, 02:40:30 PM »
Good video, thanks for sharing. I like that paint scheme much better. I am confused on one point. Vulcan Metal fabricators, they received fabricated metal parts (pipe I believe) and they shipped baled scrap metal (steel I assume). Is that correct?
Cheers!
Maurice

Hi Maurice, Vulcan Steel Fabricators receives beams and angles via 50' gondolas. They make structural steel buildings which they ship to the various job sites by truck. The scraps from the process are crushed into bails and shipped back to the steel mills. They also receive tank cars of Hydrochloric acid used to pickle the steel. Thanks for watching and thanks for the feedback. Hopefully these videos will give everyone some ideas for operating small layouts.

 
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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #163 on: July 22, 2020, 03:06:57 PM »
Ah, now I understand. See, I confuse easily. I thought it was a foundry that manufactured steel beams and such. Makes sense now.
Thanks.
Maurice

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Re: Introducing the Long Valley Industrial Railroad
« Reply #164 on: Yesterday at 04:14:22 PM »
A quick update: I've finally managed to add Union Switch & Signal "EL" type cab signal relay boxes to my two Penn Central GP38-2's.



These are neat little details from CMR products and are found on all PRR/PC/CR and NS Dash 2 and prior EMD locomotives. 
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