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I am starting this thread in hopes that it will catch on. About 10 years ago I was a moderator for a diecast forum and I started a thread like this one and it carried on for years. This will be a thread where the members will post one pic each day when possible. We all like pics. Most of us are here every day any way.
I have noticed we have been having a lot of guests lately to the S forum. That is great. Maybe they will join so they can participate.
You have to be a member to post pics. Its easy and its free. Simple idea. Post only one pic a day here. Pics can be anything AF. Try to have only one item in pic. Pic can be locomotive, AF accessory, or a car. If you run out of stuff to show start over.
With your pic tell us a little about the item. Like where you got it, if it is working, what you need to do to it, anything. Remember, only one pic here each day. Just so the thread will last longer. I love pics and hope you do also. I will start it off with next post.


And of coarse you can post more than one comment each day. Fly/onel items can be posted.
 

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Transport Steam engine Train Vehicle Rolling stock



This is my first AF locomotive. Got it used in 1955. It is a 1952 model. Runs great Being from when I was a kid I am fond of it.
Oh, its a 282, plastic body Pacific. I need to resolder wires from tender to engine plug. Since this pic I have installed a new harness.
 

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Wow Panther, that is an old one. Pre War for sure. I know nothing about it. I tell you who might, Teledoc..
He messes with those old tin plate locomotives. If you think it might be O gauge post a pic in the O gauge forum and Teledoc will see it.


Better yet, post it in the "Tin Plate" forum. Someone there will know about it.
 

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She's a beauty. That's great it is a smoker. Good job. Funny, I had already thought I would show my Royal Blue tomorrow. I will save it.
Did you put a LED in for headlight?
 

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Transport Railway Train Rolling stock Vehicle



A fly/onel set. Beautiful train. From early 1980s. Southerm Pacific Day Light scheme.

PA locomotives A B A. With Railsounds.

I don't have a layout so most pictures are done on top of wall behind my house.
 

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The Royal Blue is one good looking locomotive. I have one. Hope to add a smoke unit someday. They did not come with a smoke unit. Nor a hole in smoke stack. Easy enough to take care of with a drill. Kinda watching for a Silver Bullet locomotive for cheap to put under my Royal Blue shell. The Silver Bullet has smoke unit and the added side rod linkage like the Royal Blue.
 

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You are fine Tom. Great looking locomotive. Anything S scale is fine. Thanks for participating. This will give us something new to look at each day.
 

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We certainly have some great S scale collectors here. All neat stuff. thanks for showing
guys. This is already a great thread. We will get some neat ideas from each other. And
for me maybe some motivation for a layout.
 

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My B&O Royal Blue. Cab #350 (I think). I got this from one of our members. flyguy55. In running condition. I like it.
I think a 1948 model. To me this should be a passenger locomotive but It came in freight sets.
 

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Headlight looks great. I assume you will paint passenger cars blue to go with The Royal Blue. AF made a Royal Blue with blue passenger cars for O scale, prewar. But not for S scale. So you agree there should be blue passenger cars for the Royal Blue S scale.
 

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I have heard of people changing trucks on the O scale cars. I think the way you are heading would be best. Good luck.


I have not put any LEDs in my locomotives but it is coming.
 

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Scale model Vehicle Toy vehicle Model car Car




A 1/64 scale gas station by GreenLight. They mainly produce 1/64
diecast vehicles. Got this at Toys R Us when they were open.
These were made in both Gulf and Texaco.
 

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Transport Train Locomotive Vehicle Scale model



This the first of 2 1948 302s I have bought from flyernut. Being from flyernut you know it runs well. It is a four piece diecast boiler with metal handrails. flyernut did a complete repaint of this engine. Nice job. He redid cab numbers and lettering on the metal tender. It looks new. I really like these 1948 302s. It has the extra linkage and a high mounted headlight. Hard to see in pic.
 

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Cool display. Thanks for showing. Good smoker. my screen is not that clear, what cab number is that.
Maybe 282. Nice engine. 1953 model with white inside smoke stack.
 

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Gabe the Lamplighter is awesome. Great condition. 30 accessories, holy cow.
The 342AC is very nice. I don't have one of those switchers. That will change someday. A nice one is not cheap.
Nice 312 Broke. Let flyernut go through it and reassemble. Those K5s are cool locomotives.

I guess I didn't realize the cool things our members have. Thanks for showing.
 

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Sagas, you can rotate your office display also. I bet many of us can't have all locomotives on the layout all the time. I hope to have 4 loops on my layout. How many locomotives can you have on 4 loops. For a photo you might load them up, but to run probably 4. Maybe 1 or 2 more on sidings. I guess I have maybe 24 locomotives counting diesels, maybe 30 counting A-B-A units as 3. At one time I was hoping to have 10 steamers. I probably have 20 steamers. I overdo all my hobbies. LOL. At one time I had over 7,000 1/64 diecast vehicles. I sold a few thousand and down to 4,000. I have plenty for a layout. Although most are still in their package, most are collector pieces. I sold one for $750.00. Yep. a 1/64 car for 750. Only 3 of them were made and I was lucky enough to have one. I have many that only 100 or less were made. Found many of them at Toys R Us. I was a professional hunter. Spent a lot of time hunting. You have to know what you are hunting for.
 
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