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

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

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

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

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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