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Re: early ORER's

Richard Townsend
 

I have a vague recollection of those days. Well, actually a sharp recollection. And it wasn't that long ago. When I went to the CSRM library a few years back they wouldn't copy ORERs that they didn't have duplicates of. So I transcribed the pages I needed from maybe 30 or so ORERs (I wanted the C&S info from every ORER they had). It was mildly tedious but I got the info I wanted. And actually it was easy to do.
 
Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, OR
 
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Thompson tony@... [STMFC]
To: STMFC
Sent: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 8:39 pm
Subject: Re: [STMFC] early ORER's

 
First of all, you should make the effort to "qualify." Second, YOU can't make copies, but I was told they will make them from the more durable issues. Third, remember the days when we took notes on what we read? You know, back in the day.

Tony Thompson 


On Mar 1, 2017, at 5:25 PM, riverman_vt@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:

 
Hi Tony,

    If Stanford will not allow many people to touch the older ORER's and 
will not make copies available what good are they to anyone?

My best, Don Valentine


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

Jon Miller <atsfus@...>
 

On 3/1/2017 5:37 PM, Tim O'Connor timboconnor@... [STMFC] wrote:

I don't see how you could get 6 Pullmans into an express mail package for $7.

    Not sure what is going on with Atlas but I do have a "order acknowledgement", but haven't got email from them yet.  I guess they can still cancel my order as I have not seen a CC charge yet.  Once the word got out they may have been overwhelmed with orders.

-- 
Jon Miller
For me time stopped in 1941
Digitrax  Chief/Zephyr systems, 
SPROG, JMRI User
NMRA Life member #2623
Member SFRH&MS


Re: early ORER's

Tony Thompson
 

First of all, you should make the effort to "qualify." Second, YOU can't make copies, but I was told they will make them from the more durable issues. Third, remember the days when we took notes on what we read? You know, back in the day.

Tony Thompson 


On Mar 1, 2017, at 5:25 PM, riverman_vt@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:

 

Hi Tony,


    If Stanford will not allow many people to touch the older ORER's and 
will not make copies available what good are they to anyone?

My best, Don Valentine


Re: Ribbed-Back Wheels

rhammill
 

In Martin Robert Karig III's book "Coal Cars: The First 300 Years" he uses the term on pg 165:

"The initial single-plate design (in 1928) did not include the brackets with which cast-iron wheels are often identified, but these were added in 1938 to reinforce the rim and the flange."And figure 6.34 on the prior page identifies it as a "bracket or rib."

The brackets were also on the earlier double-plate design that the single-plate design replaced.

Randy
--
Randy Hammill
Modeling the New Haven Railroad 1946-1954
--
True Line Trains


Re: early ORER's

rhammill
 


Re: early ORER's

rhammill
 

And here's the 1905 one online:


Randy
--
Randy Hammill
Modeling the New Haven Railroad 1946-1954
--
True Line Trains


Re: early ORER's

rhammill
 

Westerfield has the 1905, 1911 and 1915 ones available:


Randy
--
Randy Hammill
Modeling the New Haven Railroad 1946-1954
--
True Line Trains
http://truelinetrains.com


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

Andy Carlson
 

I was finally able to get the discount. The charge of $83 was about 1/3 the price of the selected items. Suddenly, a $10 kit becomes $13.33.......
Once again, I passed.
-Andy Carlson
Ojai CA



From: "Tim O'Connor timboconnor@... [STMFC]"
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:37 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

 

Weird. I tried with FOUR box cars and got $22 as the lowest shipping charge.
No thanks.

I don't see how you could get 6 Pullmans into an express mail package for $7.
I ship stuff by USPS all the time and it costs me $7 to ship a 1 lb package
inside Massachusetts, and much more than that to California.

Maybe the Atlas warehouse is next door to you?

Tim



On 3/1/2017 3:17 PM, 'C. Strickland' cstrickjr@... [STMFC] wrote:
Jon,   did you order online or telephone?  I was using online.

Online.  It gave me about 5/6 choices with USPS being the cheapest.  The actual cost was $7.03 for 6 Pullmans.

--
Jon Miller



Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

Tim O'Connor
 


Weird. I tried with FOUR box cars and got $22 as the lowest shipping charge.
No thanks.

I don't see how you could get 6 Pullmans into an express mail package for $7.
I ship stuff by USPS all the time and it costs me $7 to ship a 1 lb package
inside Massachusetts, and much more than that to California.

Maybe the Atlas warehouse is next door to you?

Tim



On 3/1/2017 3:17 PM, 'C. Strickland' cstrickjr@... [STMFC] wrote:
Jon, �  did you order online or telephone?�  I was using online.

Online.�  It gave me about 5/6 choices with USPS being the cheapest.�  The actual cost was $7.03 for 6 Pullmans.

-- 
Jon Miller


Re: early ORER's

riverman_vt@...
 

Hi Tony,

    If Stanford will not allow many people to touch the older ORER's and 
will not make copies available what good are they to anyone?

My best, Don Valentine


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

rdgbuff56
 

I just ordered 19 boxcars for $75 and change. USPS ground postage to Sunbury, Pa. was $15.65 for a $91 plus change total. KITBASH must be in capital letters.

Francis A. Pehowic, Jr.
Sunbury, Pa.
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On Wed, 3/1/17, bill Vaughn atsfmodlr@yahoo.com [STMFC] <STMFC@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: [STMFC] Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale
To: "STMFC@yahoogroups.com" <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 1:44 AM

Just tried and would not
give the discount.
Bill
Vaughn


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

Jon Miller <atsfus@...>
 

On 3/1/2017 3:17 PM, 'C. Strickland' cstrickjr@... [STMFC] wrote:
Jon,   did you order online or telephone?  I was using online.

Online.  It gave me about 5/6 choices with USPS being the cheapest.  The actual cost was $7.03 for 6 Pullmans.

-- 
Jon Miller
For me time stopped in 1941
Digitrax  Chief/Zephyr systems, 
SPROG, JMRI User
NMRA Life member #2623
Member SFRH&MS


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

C. Strickland <cstrickjr@...>
 

 
 
Jon,   did you order online or telephone?  I was using online.
 
Craig

On 3/1/2017 1:45 PM, 'C. Strickland' cstrickjr@... [STMFC] wrote:
UPS ground shipping, cheapest way, was $70.53 to Eastern NC

    I just bought 6 Pullmans for $7 shipping USPS (to CA).  I think you  are looking at something wrong.

--
Jon Miller
For me time stopped in 1941
Digitrax  Chief/Zephyr systems,
SPROG, JMRI User
NMRA Life member #2623
Member SFRH&MS



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Ribbed-Back Wheels

thecitrusbelt@...
 

I seem to recall reading somewhere the industry term for the ribs was brackets. Is this correct or was the long-forgotten source incorrect?

 

Thanks.

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

Jon Miller <atsfus@...>
 

On 3/1/2017 1:45 PM, 'C. Strickland' cstrickjr@... [STMFC] wrote:
UPS ground shipping, cheapest way, was $70.53 to Eastern NC

    I just bought 6 Pullmans for $7 shipping USPS (to CA).  I think you  are looking at something wrong.

-- 
Jon Miller
For me time stopped in 1941
Digitrax  Chief/Zephyr systems, 
SPROG, JMRI User
NMRA Life member #2623
Member SFRH&MS


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

C. Strickland <cstrickjr@...>
 

 
 
I was going to place an order for 19 box cars.  The price, after discount was $70 and some change.  UPS ground shipping, cheapest way, was $70.53 to Eastern NC.  The shipping kind of kills the 75% discount deal!
 
Craig
 
 

It works now. Type KITBASH in caps and only on Branchline cars.

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David Fullerton
Doha, Qatar

 

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Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

Jon Miller <atsfus@...>
 

On 3/1/2017 11:48 AM, David_Fullerton david.fullerton@... [STMFC] wrote:
And the price works out to be $7.99 for the Berwick cars (not steam era,
though).

    Might note that this applies to the passenger cars as well (Pullmans)!

-- 
Jon Miller
For me time stopped in 1941
Digitrax  Chief/Zephyr systems, 
SPROG, JMRI User
NMRA Life member #2623
Member SFRH&MS


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

David_Fullerton <david.fullerton@...>
 

And the price works out to be $7.99 for the Berwick cars (not steam era,
though).



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David Fullerton
Doha, Qatar

On March 1, 2017 at 3:46 PM "David_Fullerton david.fullerton@bellaliant.net
[STMFC]" <STMFC@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

   

   It works now. Type KITBASH in caps and only on Branchline cars.

  ------------
  David Fullerton
  Doha, Qatar

   

  > On March 1, 2017 at 12:11 AM "Tim O'Connor timboconnor@comcast.net [STMFC]"
  > <STMFC@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
  >
  >   
  >
  >
  >  I was gonna say, 75% off is a smaller discount that I've seen
  >  on many Branchline kits... I've seen $10 passenger car kits many
  >  times over the past 5 years, including at the Amherst/Springfield
  >  show last month.
  >
  >  Tim O'Connor
  >
  >
  >
  >
  >      > > Just tried and would not give the discount.
  > >      Bill Vaughn
  > >
  > >  >
  >   
  >
  >
  >

   

  >

   

 
 


Re: Atlas/Branchline Sale

David_Fullerton <david.fullerton@...>
 

It works now. Type KITBASH in caps and only on Branchline cars.


------------
David Fullerton
Doha, Qatar

On March 1, 2017 at 12:11 AM "Tim O'Connor timboconnor@comcast.net [STMFC]"
<STMFC@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

   


  I was gonna say, 75% off is a smaller discount that I've seen
  on many Branchline kits... I've seen $10 passenger car kits many
  times over the past 5 years, including at the Amherst/Springfield
  show last month.

  Tim O'Connor




      > > Just tried and would not give the discount.
      Bill Vaughn

  >

 
 


Re: PHOTO HELP NEEDED

Jim Hayes
 

Bill, if you mean NP 10000 series, Ted covered it in his Essential Freight Cars: 4 including pictures of both ends. Would you like a copy?

Jim

On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 10:48 AM, WILLIAM PARDIE PARDIEW001@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:
 


Morning All:

I am looking for a photo of the "B" end of the Northern Pacific 1000 series boxcars. I hope someone will be able to
help.

Thanks:

Bill Pardie


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