Re: Flat Cars as per the 4/1949 ORER

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Tim O'Connor wrote:
. . . I have a beautiful shot
of PRR F29 #70008 on the SP in Los Angeles in 1957 and see no reason why
modeling such a load shouldn't be pursued just because it was uncommon.
Indeed, there's no reason not to model ANYTHING just because it was uncommon. But if one chooses to model very many uncommon things, the combination is a deadly foe to realistic modeling. After all, even in modeling, "uncommon" had better mean exactly that.

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