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Former pastor, Fan of the Chicago & Northwestern, Chicago Cubs, and Chicago Blackhawks. Learning to reskin locomotives
United States of America, Wisconsin
Wood working, computers




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Concord Train Station Celebration

by jeff1959 on October 15th, 2020 at 04:39 PM
A small crowed gathered to hear State Representative Francis Kohberg speak. He was in town help celebrate Concord Station on the Register of Historic Places.

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Augsburg & Concord RR Begins Service

by jeff1959 on October 11th, 2020 at 05:34 PM
For Immediate Release

President and CEO Carl Walther announced today that the Augsburg and Concord Railroad will return to service after negotiations with Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services. The railroad was scheduled for abandonment by the G&W.

Investors, who wanted to keep the rail service alive, raised the capital necessary for the purchase, with help from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The railroad logo is strikingly similar to the

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Augsburg Yard Sign Delivered

by jeff1959 on November 3rd, 2014 at 02:23 PM
Thanks to Wayne's Trains, there is a new sign sitting out at the entrance to the Augsburg Yard on the ACRR.

This photo shows workers as they finish installing the new sign. Work continues on the railroad. Right now, I am working on fixing several different models of SW1500 in hopes of creating a template for reskinning. Right now, I can't release any photos until I get permissions

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The Augsburg & Concord Railroad Still Lives

by jeff1959 on October 29th, 2014 at 08:38 PM
After about a week and a half without a computer, I am back able to work on my Augsburg & Concord Railroad Route. The computer did not like having a full glass of ice tea poured over the laptop. End result was putting a new keyboard and touchpad. Unfortunately, the touchpad doesn't work; but since I use an external mouse, I am ok.

I also have figures out how to get TS 12 to work on this machine. So, the route is being continued in TS12. I decided that I wanted some area with

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The Augsburg & Concord Railroad - Going back to TS 2010

by jeff1959 on August 9th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
The Augsburg & Concord will not be moving to TS 2012 after all. Unfortunately, the program crashes almost ever time I try to make changes to the route. The more I dig into the issue, the more I am convinced that my laptop simply doesn’t have enough power to run the program.

The decision is that I will continue to develop the route in TS2010. I also decided that given the trouble the AI trains have with single track, I’m working on making the route double tracked.

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