Posts Tagged ‘System’

Lionel Chessie System Freight Trian in HD

Friday, March 1st, 2013

A few trains from the show last weekend. Here we see a freight train being led by a Lionel Chessie System EMD GP30. The cars are by Lionel and Atlas O. Later on, the train picked up 2 MTH flatcars with some brand new R36 Worlds Fair Subways!

Lionel Legacy System Ipad Control Application

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Lionel’s John Ricks gives LCCA members a first detailed look at the upcoming Lionel Legacy System ipad control application.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

09.13.09 Step 1 of 3 HOW TO PAVE the road system on the train layout

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Ok so here you go. You asked for it and I have provided. HOW TO PAVE THE ROAD SYSTEM. This is the first step and in 2 days after it is dry I will continue by recording Step 2 and maybe 3. I use this same technique to do the new engine facility located next to Palmayo Yard as well.

KEY SYSTEM SCRAPBOOK PART 1

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Key System electric transit in the eastbay area. from the beginning to the end of WWII. Also the Richmond Shipyard Railway to the Kaiser Richmond Shipyard. This is a youtube-presented preview is for a 1-hr. 02-min. documentary available on DVD. See the Key System as never before. All the lines, A through H, and the streetcar lines are represented. Ride the Key ferry boats and interurban units from the beginning in 1903 to the end in 1958. There are countless visual gems in this feature that bring back a ‘vintage’ Eastbay lifestyle. A special section is on the Richmond Shipyard Railway during WWII. The construction, refurbishment of the elderly, ancient IRT cars, and the operation of the war-trains to the Kaiser Shipyard are covered. See the wonderful Key System Ferry Boats and a pleasant way to cross the San Francisco Bay for millions of commuters every year. Take yourself back to the first years of the electric interurban line built by the genius of “Borax Smith” and his partner, Frank C. Havens, in the effort to develop the Eastbay Area. We also bring cameo appearances of the Southern Pacific’s electric IER Lines, SP and Santa Fe steam trains, and San Francisco Muni streetcars that gave the greater Bay Area a fine and complete transportation system. The looming war, the US Navy and the 1939 Treasure Island World’s Fair bring some new nostalgic views and a profound perspective on the eve of World War II. Don’t miss the coming Key System Bridge Train units and the
Video Rating: 5 / 5

Chessie System Movie

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Railfanning the Chessie System

MRC system

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Model Railroad Control This system controls the turnouts in a model. It can be used on system configuration DC or DCC. MRC is Arduino board based.

Views on a massive transit system in the U.S., Trains, Electric Trollys, and More SUB-WAYS?

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Question by Jenny: Views on a massive transit system in the U.S., Trains, Electric Trollys, and More SUB-WAYS?
Since Americans can’t afford to pay at the pump anymore, and pay their insurance, and vehicle payments, with the rate hikes in home heating cost’s, and Electricity, food, water, etc., etc.. Is this a viable way to improve our infrastructure, and allow Americans to be able to work?

Best answer:

Answer by TishaTiger
yes it is, i think. its sort of like carpooling you know. and it helps provide jobs. and it may even cut the cost of gasoline, if more people pooled together and used community transportation, they would have to lower the cost of gasoline simply because we aren’t using it. and the cost of automobiles would lower, causing the country to import less, which would reduce the cost of taxes. so yes i def. agree that it would help.

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Lionel Legacy Chessie System GP30

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Here is a video of a Lionel Chessie System GP30. The locomotive is pulling a mixed freight made up of cars from Atlas O, K-Line, Lionel, MTH Electric Trains, and Weaver Models. The train is being controlled with Lionel Legacy

Railfanning HO Scale Chessie System Railroads ll

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

same as title.. The snipette during the Credits is “Spirit of Survival” by YES from their “Magnafication” Album © 2001
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Chessie System Freight Train — G-Scale Model Trains at Cheekwood Botanical Garden Nashville (TN) July 2011

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Chessie System Freight Train — G-Scale Model Trains at Cheekwood Botanical Garden Nashville (TN) July 2011

Image by Ron Cogswell
Image by Ron Cogswell on July 19, 2011, using a Nikon D80 and a Photoshop black-white filter.

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