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    I would think NOT

    I would think NOT
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    It would vary, depending if you were on a...

    It would vary, depending if you were on a straight and level grade, on a descending grade, or on an uphill grade, or whether a portion of your long train was strung out over a distant hump in the...
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    I wonder how much it actually costs, to pay for,...

    I wonder how much it actually costs, to pay for, and to keep such a website open, yearly ?
  4. Thread: Train Length

    by MP242
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    Freight trains in Nebraska will block dozens of...

    Freight trains in Nebraska will block dozens of road crossings if they stop at a red signal. These super long, unit coal, and oil, trains have many DPU locomotives cut in, front, mid train, and rear,...
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    Is it a desktop PC, try setting all performance...

    Is it a desktop PC, try setting all performance sliders to minimum (and progressively work your way upward), as even a 32GB RAM, I9, with a several thousand dollar absolute top of the line video...
  6. Thread: Train Length

    by MP242
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    Last time I actually hand counted rail cars on a...

    Last time I actually hand counted rail cars on a modern train it was @137 rail cars. Today's DPU trains can be insanely longer. In 1930 I would imagine that the PRR, B&O, or NYC ran steam powered...
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    That's literally how wikipedia.org said, "that it...

    That's literally how wikipedia.org said, "that it works that way". I trust in their accuracy.
    As I previously had posted that 1 and only source, again it is:...
  8. A very interesting 1 hour long History Channel...

    A very interesting 1 hour long History Channel show summed up Earth's mankind as: "The very early Europeans quickly cut down ALL the forests for lumber and heating, annihilated the indigenous...
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    EABS, ECP Braking Systems

    EABS Electronic Air Braking System, ECP Electronically Controlled Pneumatic brakes

    Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronically_controlled_pneumatic_brakes

    Realm of fair use:...
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    I think the "hole" in between center of the 2...

    I think the "hole" in between center of the 2 engine blocks is a "short cut" walkway, so engine hostlers don't have to walk around the entire locomotive to service the other side ? From that...
  11. Sort of reminds me of: "What's wrong with this...

    Sort of reminds me of: "What's wrong with this picture" quiz cartoons. That "honey pot" must be chock full of methane, as it appears to be floating in mid air, and what is with that steam train in a...
  12. On the bright side, in the 60's they estimated...

    On the bright side, in the 60's they estimated that we had a 250 year supply of coal in Wyoming, but today they re-estimate that we have depleted most of it, and only have 30 more years of coal left,...
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    I actually have a ConCor PRR brunswick green...

    I actually have a ConCor PRR brunswick green DD40X in N scale, and in Trainz, as well as a U50C, and Gas Turbine Veranda, and a GE 8500HP Gas Turbine A-B Unit, although actually the PRR had none.
  14. Coal Fired Electrical Generation Power Plants

    I have a fairly large Coal Fired Electrical Generation Power Plant on my Trainz route, and previously thought that scrubbers in smoke stacks were fairly efficient at helping to clean up the pollution...
  15. Thread: Small loco

    by MP242
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    My first collection of old ModelRailroader...

    My first collection of old ModelRailroader Magazine, had a story about a fictional HOn2 1/2 gauge puzzle type NG route in New England, with a so flimsy pier, that loco's had to use a buffer flat car...
  16. Going "business class" aboard a steam loco cab....

    Going "business class" aboard a steam loco cab. Now there is an aspect that I had never even thought of before. I am trying to wipe that envisionment right out of my mind right now !

    Now if I...
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    You should make a back-up copy of ALL of your...

    You should make a back-up copy of ALL of your route(s) many file(s), and everything else that you can think of, just in case all else should fail
  18. They do not fill the boilers with water, they...

    They do not fill the boilers with water, they fill the tender with water, and it is fed into the boiler at a variable metered amount.

    Unknown what they did when there was a completely waterless...
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    Al I can think of are 2 U.S. political...

    Al I can think of are 2 U.S. political millionaires that would have enough cash to restore and operate the EBT RR, but I don't know if they are rail fans. Perhaps if Rod Stewart, as he is a rail fan...
  20. Some routes that are high detail will bring even...

    Some routes that are high detail will bring even a several thousand dollar video card to its knees and have bad frame rates if all the performance sliders are set to full
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    Trainz just doesn't cut it, when it comes to...

    Trainz just doesn't cut it, when it comes to derailment realism, with HO you can have an awful 36 car derailment, and spend 45 minutes re-railing all the cars and locos
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    I bet the HO trains hobby shops in New Zealand...

    I bet the HO trains hobby shops in New Zealand are closing up shop now :'(

    I offered a friend of mine, that I would build him an HO model train platform for free. He turned me down: "I want to...
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    Your website "Contact Us" button does not...

    Your website "Contact Us" button does not function
    Your website "Search" tab does not function
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    TS19 (surprisingly) It even runs on my superiorly...

    TS19 (surprisingly) It even runs on my superiorly low end HP 450-a120, AMD E1-6015 Accelerated Processor, 4GB RAM, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 500 GB Disc HD, AMD R2 Graphics, slim tower desktop PC (which has no...
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    Does the route Surveyor still work OK, (without...

    Does the route Surveyor still work OK, (without railcars and loco's) ? Maybe just the route session is at fault, (with railcars and loco's placed) ?
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