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Tom Campbell
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Ops on R Street (Circa 1958)
Sacramento commissioned a number of traffic studies through the years, and for a railroad history enthusiast they can be a boon of information. For example, there was a 1958 era study that sent researchers out to ride with all the engine crews that performe...
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Model Citizens - A Documentary Project
A little post on a non R Street topic today. Still model railroading, though. I've become very interested in a Kickstarter project for a documentary film all about the hobby of model railroading and the people in it. Excerpts can be seen at her website http...
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Freight House - some progress...
 In my last post , I hoped that the work on the new handrail would spur some action on the model as a whole. It appears to have done just that. Over the weekend I pulled out the walls that had been worked on and started on some additional walls. I also bega...
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Shelf Rot
It's only been 18 months since my last update about/or any work done on the WP 3rd street freight house model. On a geologic time scale, I'm blazing along with blinding speed! The time spent on the shelf of my cluttered office/man-cave/workshop has taken it...
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Thomson-Diggs Billhead
A few months ago, I purchased an eBay offering of a Thomson Diggs bill-head from 1924; they seem to crop up fairly regularly. The bill-head includes an illustration of the original portion of the Thomson Diggs building on R Street. The current building is m...
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