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 Post subject: piles of track, and 3 switch engines, etc.
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:19 am 

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Hello, my dad has passed, I am trying to clean out my parents property in Louisiana, and my dad was a railroad collector. we started out collecting small gauge stuff, 45 years ago. so we have alot of small gauge stuff, track, etc from that. then he later started collecting fullsize track, etc also. I'm estimating around 10 piles of track.
Theres 3 plymouth switch engines, that I think are from a sugarcane plantation, and lots of other stuff.
I have no idea on prices for this stuff. I will try to put some pictures up this afternoon of some of it.
Theres at least 3 fairmount speeders, and one is set up for small gauge, but he told me that it just needed an axle change to be fullsize, and he had the axles for doing that.
I like railroad stuff, but Don't have the property to put any of it on, so we need to sell it out so we can get my mom moved. Thanks


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 Post subject: Re: piles of track, and 3 switch engines, etc.
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:56 pm 

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Location: Califoothills / Midwest Prairies
Can you tell us what is the distance of the space between the rails (the track gauge)?
Hopefully you can upload a few photos to add to your post. This information will help any potential buyers.
Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: piles of track, and 3 switch engines, etc.
PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:37 pm 

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yes I will get alot more info when I'm back down there in two weeks. I forgot to measure the track gauge when I was down there. I can't remember that stuff off the top of my head like my dad could!
having trouble with putting pics up. might have to try smaller pics. I'll keep trying.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:24 pm 

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engine pics


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:31 pm 

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another side of same engine


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:33 pm 

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2nd engine


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:34 pm 

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possible parts engine


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:37 pm 

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turntable my dad built and roundhouse he was building


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:39 pm 

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flatcars, and frog. there should be several frogs, just haven't put my eyes on them yet.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:41 pm 

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old mill and keyway machine that came from a factory in new orleans that built the WWII Ducks.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:45 pm 

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This is one stack of rail. theres larger, and smaller rail in stacks in different places, this is the only one I have at the moment. I need to locate and determine the size of each stack next time I go down. We also have some rail, in 20ish foot sections, still attached to the ties, on someone elses property that my dad bought.


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