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Re: SPAM posts

Garth G. Groff <ggg9y@...>
 

Ed and Bruce:

I went into the Yahoogroups page as Bruce suggested, and was able to
reset the preferences. We shall see how well this works when I come back
to work on Monday.

Unfortunately, to work the Yahoo registration page, I had to give them a
whole lot of personal information (I lied about some of it) just to move
from screen to screen. What effect this will have I don't know, but I
moved my birthday to February 29th and changed my sex in the process. In
addition, I had to accept over 15 cookies, which I normally have
blocked. I spent half an hour (of company time!) tracking them down and
deleting same from my cache. Probably no harm done, unless I missed
some. I suspect that the "disable cookies" fuction in Netscape does not
actually work. Some cookies are no longer cookies at all, but have been
redesigned to thwart local machine settings.

Kind regards,


Garth G. Groff

Ed Workman and Bruce Smith wrote:

Go to the Yahoogroups page (http://www.yahoogroups.com) and sign in. Click
on the link for "Account info". Under Member Information, hit edit and set
your account to "do not send me any offers". That should fix the problem.
WRONG! There are apparently harvesters at work or YAHOO lies


Re: SPAM posts

Tim O'Connor <timoconnor@...>
 

SPAM, unfortunately, is just a fact of life. Even more unfortunately,
many of the software providers (e.g. Netscape) are now owned by large
companies (AOL-Time-Warner in the case of Netscape) who make a great
deal of money from advertising. I have noticed recent versions of the
Netscape web browser make it difficult to configure a "proxy" filter
for advertising. (I use Siemen's Webwasher.) If I had a LOT more time
I would compose my own filter software to automatically remove the
crap from my yahoogroups emails... and more intelligent filters for
general SPAM mail.

Egroups and presumably Yahoogroups does prevent "spambots" from doing
the harvesting of emails -- but this can be gotten around by creating
phony subscriptions. I have spotted a few such subscriptions to the
steamloco list and denied them access. But as they say at the CIA,
every measure has a countermeasure. The battle rages on....

Timothy O'Connor <timoconnor@mediaone.net>
Marlborough, Massachusetts


Re: SPAM posts

Ed Workman <eworkman@...>
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce F. Smith V.M.D., Ph.D. <smithbf@mail.auburn.edu>
Go to the Yahoogroups page (http://www.yahoogroups.com) and sign in. Click
on the link for "Account info". Under Member Information, hit edit and set
your account to "do not send me any offers". That should fix the problem.
WRONG! There are apparently harvesters at work or YAHOO lies


Re: Moody's Industrial Manual

Dave & Libby Nelson <muskoka@...>
 

A manual like this is a great tool for quick reference, but they aren't
cheap, and only one person is going to get this one.
Actually there were 4 available and $20 less than the typical price.

Now and then I get these notices and if I don't buy it myself I do forward
it on to lists like this, so if these are not your years of interest or
they're all gone when you call, surely there will be another time.

Our library has a pretty fair run of Poor's and Moody's manuals dating
back to the late 19th century. If anyone on this group needs a look-up,
please contact me off line and I will see what can be found. After all,
that's what library's are for.
I find myself doing the single company search far less often than an
industry review and, has been my way since youth, once I start flipping
reference book pages looking for a specific item, long before I reach the
intended destination my eye invariably falls on some interesting heading
which requires a stop and often a re-directed search, so by the time I do
get to where I started for I've often wandered thru a half dozen or more
other items.

Dave Nelson


Re: SPAM posts

Ed Workman <eworkman@...>
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Garth G. Groff <ggg9y@virginia.edu>
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Friday, February 09, 2001 5:28 AM
Subject: [STMFC] SPAM posts


, I am thoroughly sick
of "make a million dollars" schemes, ads for
Me too, and I wonder why spammer scumbags who are obviously aware of the
illegality of their behavior, think that anyone would patronize them?? Is
the web sufficiently full of the terminally stupid as to afford any sort of
income for these @3!!!&*$$ 's


Re: SPAM posts

Garth G. Groff <ggg9y@...>
 

Bruce,

Thanks much. I will try this right now. I'm sure others will want to do
this too.

Kind regards,


Garth G. Groff

"Bruce F. Smith V.M.D., Ph.D." wrote:


Garth,

Go to the Yahoogroups page (http://www.yahoogroups.com) and sign in. Click
on the link for "Account info". Under Member Information, hit edit and set
your account to "do not send me any offers". That should fix the problem.

Happy SPAM free Rails
Bruce

Dear friends:

Since this group opened for business, I have noticed a great increase in
SPAM posts in my e-mail. Many, though not all, come from the domain
"yahoo.com".
Bruce F. Smith V.M.D., Ph.D.
Scott-Ritchey Research Center
334-844-5587, 334-844-5850 (fax)
http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/~smithbf/

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Re: SPAM posts

Bruce F. Smith V.M.D., Ph.D. <smithbf@...>
 

Garth,

Go to the Yahoogroups page (http://www.yahoogroups.com) and sign in. Click
on the link for "Account info". Under Member Information, hit edit and set
your account to "do not send me any offers". That should fix the problem.

Happy SPAM free Rails
Bruce

Dear friends:

Since this group opened for business, I have noticed a great increase in
SPAM posts in my e-mail. Many, though not all, come from the domain
"yahoo.com".
Bruce F. Smith V.M.D., Ph.D.
Scott-Ritchey Research Center
334-844-5587, 334-844-5850 (fax)
http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/~smithbf/

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy" - Benjamin Franklin
__
/ &#92;
__<+--+>________________&#92;__/___ ____________________________________
|- ______/ O O &#92;_______ -| | __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ |
| / 4999 PENNSYLVANIA 4999 &#92; | ||__||__||__||__||__||__||__||__||__||
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SPAM posts

Garth G. Groff <ggg9y@...>
 

Dear friends:

Since this group opened for business, I have noticed a great increase in
SPAM posts in my e-mail. Many, though not all, come from the domain
"yahoo.com". I believe this is the price we pay for a "free" group,
especially since Yahoo took over Onelist. However, I am thoroughly sick
of "make a million dollars" schemes, ads for ANIMAL HOUSE clone videos,
and solicitations for laser toner cartridges from Georgia (reputed to be
a scam).

If this is a worthy topic to discuss here (it is related to the
administration of our group), I would like to have other members
thoughts on this. I am contemplating a filter which would block the
"yahoo.com" domain, though I wonder if it would also affect the domain
"yahoogroups.com" which our group operates. Any thoughts on this?

I might add that a filter is only a partial solution to SPAM. Most SPAM
posters frequently change their addresses and their subject lines to
sneak around any filters receivers may create. They also use false
addresses, which make direct requests to be removed impossible.

Thanks in advance for the suggestions, but since my e-mail is provided
by my employer on a state-owned machine, I am not allowed to mount any
unauthorized blocking software.

Kind regards,


Garth G. Groff


Re: Moody's Industrial Manual

Garth G. Groff <ggg9y@...>
 

Dear friends,

A manual like this is a great tool for quick reference, but they aren't
cheap, and only one person is going to get this one.

Our library has a pretty fair run of Poor's and Moody's manuals dating
back to the late 19th century. If anyone on this group needs a look-up,
please contact me off line and I will see what can be found. After all,
that's what library's are for.

Kind regards,


Garth G. Groff

Dave & Libby Nelson wrote:


Came across the wire. The date is a late for my interests -- these usually
sell for $65....

1. Moody's Industrial Manual American and Foreign 1958 by Moody, John New
Haven, CN, Moody's Investor Service: 1958 Not Stated Hardback, 4to, 2963 pp.
The spine on this book is very weak. Shipping is at cost due to weight of
book. Boards edge worn. Boards bumped. Boards scuffed. Boards faded. Spine
stained. Spine ends bumped. Spine creased. Good Book/No Dust Jacket.
(Keywords: BUSINESS & INDUSTRY)
The price of the book is US$ 45.00 See all our books at
http://www.dustybookworm.com
Please reference the seller's book # 4322 when ordering.

2. Moody's Industrial Manual, American and Foreign; 1954

8. Moody's Industrial Manual, June 1965, American and Foreign
9. Moody's Industrial Manual, 1962, American and Foreign

-----------------------------------
Dave Nelson


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Re: SPAM posts

BillD53A@...
 

Speaking of spam on yahoo I just got some porno email that came from an
address on yahoo. It got deleted along with anything else from anyone I dont
know.


Moody's Industrial Manual

Dave & Libby Nelson <muskoka@...>
 

Came across the wire. The date is a late for my interests -- these usually
sell for $65....

1. Moody's Industrial Manual American and Foreign 1958 by Moody, John New
Haven, CN, Moody's Investor Service: 1958 Not Stated Hardback, 4to, 2963 pp.
The spine on this book is very weak. Shipping is at cost due to weight of
book. Boards edge worn. Boards bumped. Boards scuffed. Boards faded. Spine
stained. Spine ends bumped. Spine creased. Good Book/No Dust Jacket.
(Keywords: BUSINESS & INDUSTRY)
The price of the book is US$ 45.00 See all our books at
http://www.dustybookworm.com
Please reference the seller's book # 4322 when ordering.

2. Moody's Industrial Manual, American and Foreign; 1954

8. Moody's Industrial Manual, June 1965, American and Foreign
9. Moody's Industrial Manual, 1962, American and Foreign

-----------------------------------
Dave Nelson


Milwaukee Ribbed Side Boxcars

Steve and Barb Hile
 

I am currently working on my Sunshine kit. Is anyone aware of any published
plans that might show the routing of the trainline? Martin did not include
it, but it upsets my sensibilities to have the other brake detail and not
have it "connected" to anything. I have looked at the on-line index and
Mainline drawings in 92 and 88 had no under frame view at all. MR drawings
from 89 do not match Martin's instructions as to location of the Reservoir,
so I would take the piping with a grain of salt.

Thanks for the help!
Steve Hile


Re: GTW lettering

Stafford F. Swain <sswain@...>
 

Hi:

I think these dates would have been virtually simultaneous. The CNR tilted monogram (not herald) stencil layout drawing was issued July 19, 1954.

I'll ask our GTW gurus (Jim Gilmore and Bob Smith) to comment on this.

I have information that in '53, the GTW made their herald level and added
the maple leaf, which would be a year before the CN made their maple leaf
herald level. Do I have the right dates here?
Also, does the wet noodle GT scheme date from '61 as does the CN? Is that
when they started painting their cars blue? When was the "Good Track" logo
introduced? Inquiring modelers want to know. - John



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Re: Greenville gons

Al & Patricia Westerfield <westerfield@...>
 

Thanks, Tim, John and Charlie. Neither car will fit my loads. If they were
the proper width they would. Grumble, grumble....
- Al Westerfield
Westerfield


Re: Ratios of Home Road vs. Foreign Roads

Dave & Libby Nelson <muskoka@...>
 

Tom,

You still have these? It is exactly the type of data I already transcribe
to ascii for further analysis. I'd be very keen on getting one (actually,
I've already got a B&O jumbo from Wheeling WV, but something outside the
coal belt would be another very interesting view).

Dave Nelson

-----Original Message-----
From: T. C. Madden [mailto:tgmadden@worldnet.att.net]
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 7:28 PM
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [STMFC] RE: Re: Ratios of Home Road vs. Foreign Roads


Most of you know that I'm totally involved with the compilation of Pullman
data, almost to the exclusion of all else. But I do have a set of three
freight logs that I'll never have time to analyze, so I'm willing to pass
them on to someone on this list who's interested enough to actually _do_
something with them.

They are: three Santa Fe "Record of Freight Trains and Cars Through
Terminals" ledgers, completely filled out, from 1951, 1952 and 1953. The
covers are scorched, so someone obviously rescued them from a
fire. Richard
and I sat here in my studio one night and made a bit of sense of them, and
they seemed to cover transfer runs in the Joplin, MO area between
the Santa
Fe and the KCS, if I recall correctly. Listed are train number, date,
conductor's name, and for every car, the car number, owning road, lading,
origin, and destination. Everything is handwritten, so it will take some
effort to decipher it all, but it can be done.

I don't want anything for them except the promise that the
recipient will do
his best to extract the data from them. Please contact me
off-list if you're
seriously interested.

Tom Madden

tgmadden@worldnet.att.net




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GTW lettering

John Nehrich <nehrij@...>
 

I have information that in '53, the GTW made their herald level and added
the maple leaf, which would be a year before the CN made their maple leaf
herald level. Do I have the right dates here?
Also, does the wet noodle GT scheme date from '61 as does the CN? Is that
when they started painting their cars blue? When was the "Good Track" logo
introduced? Inquiring modelers want to know. - John


Re: Greenville gons

charles slater
 

Al the Proto 2000 measures about 9'2"




From: "Al & Patricia Westerfield" <westerfield@multipro.com>
Reply-To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
To: <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [STMFC] Greenville gons
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 23:11:36 -0600

OK, so now I'm getting familiar with the gons. Turns out both Erie and
Nickel Plate used them for containers. Unfortunately, the Sunshine version
is much too narrow (8'10" vs 9'6" for the prototype). Can anyone measure up
the width of a Life Like? I don't have one. Thanks.
Westerfield
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Re: Greenville gons

charles slater
 

Al the Proto 2000 measures about 9'2"
Charlie Slater


From: "Al & Patricia Westerfield" <westerfield@multipro.com>
Reply-To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
To: <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [STMFC] Greenville gons
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 23:11:36 -0600

OK, so now I'm getting familiar with the gons. Turns out both Erie and
Nickel Plate used them for containers. Unfortunately, the Sunshine version
is much too narrow (8'10" vs 9'6" for the prototype). Can anyone measure up
the width of a Life Like? I don't have one. Thanks.
Westerfield
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Re: Greenville gons

charles slater
 

Al the Proto 2000 measures about 9'2"


From: "Al & Patricia Westerfield" <westerfield@multipro.com>
Reply-To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
To: <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [STMFC] Greenville gons
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 23:11:36 -0600

OK, so now I'm getting familiar with the gons. Turns out both Erie and
Nickel Plate used them for containers. Unfortunately, the Sunshine version
is much too narrow (8'10" vs 9'6" for the prototype). Can anyone measure up
the width of a Life Like? I don't have one. Thanks.
Westerfield
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Tom's 1938 Register

Shawn Beckert
 

List,

Some or all of you may be familiar with the above
mentioned book title. It's been reviewed by Bill
Jewett in the Operations-Industry SIG newsletter,
the "Dispatchers Office". Well, I received my copy
in the mail Monday night and I'm impressed as all
get-out. As far as I'm concerned everyone on this
list should have one.

The book lists the businesses and industries all
across the United States that were around in 1938.
I wouldn't say it's *all* of them, but by golly
there's quite enough. The book gives the name of a
company, where it was located, what it produced,
and what railroad(s) it was served by.

That's just for starters. There are also maps of
regions where certain crops and commodities were
concentrated, as well as the time of year when
crops were harvested in that area. Plus a large
bibliography and other good bits of information.

The web site for this book is located at:

http://pws.prserv.net/usinet.tgloger/t38r.htm

I invite you to go check it out. I have my copy
here at work if you have any questions. No, I don't
have any vested interests, but I'll tell you-this is
the book I would have written had I the time and the
resources. My interests lean more towards 1944-1960,
but the information in here still has validity. All
those companies didn't disappear right at 1939!

Shawn Beckert

181741 - 181760 of 182359