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 Post subject: Here's an Idea to Liven Up Conversation at Your Museum
PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:44 pm 
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Have your track gang do this set up. It's prototypical. A friend snapped this UP consist along I84 in Oregon a couple of weeks ago. :-)
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Or maybe the caption to the photo should be High-Speed-Trains in the U.S.


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 Post subject: Re: Here's an Idea to Liven Up Conversation at Your Museum
PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:10 pm 

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I thought we were supposed to be period re-enactors? What's wrong with all those trees in the background?

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 Post subject: Re: Here's an Idea to Liven Up Conversation at Your Museum
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It's winter!

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Ah, the latrine car! Nothing but first class accommodations for this track gang.

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Or as the seagoing types would say "the head end". Ancient Roman history scholars would call it the "Throne of the Emperor Commodus".

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At my wonderful state of the art, climate controlled (by God) restoration facility, we refer to that blue thing as the "yard office"......

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Yeah, but ours isn't on wheels. I see an upgrade in our future.

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Probably the easiest way to put restrooms on your train.....a few of these. Of course, you will have to stop once in a while. I wish this had been mentioned in that recent thread.

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how you roll your logs in lumber country


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Nah, that's the newest addition to UP's biz car fleet.


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Commercially-available Microphor toilet porta-potty:
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We have one that was recently donated. We call ours the "Blue Room".


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Hmmm, standard gauge porta potty. Trouble is, in many places it'd need to be of the retention type to get registered!
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"Trainmaster's office is on the lower level."


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