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HO Scale SMART GP38-2
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I have an undecorated HO scale model of a GP38-2 that I would like to paint, detail and add sound to this summer. I've chosen to paint it in SMART colors as number 100. I think I'm going to go with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Feb 5.


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James Bradley, Jr. commented on Nico's status
"Google Map location: Lakeville Street/D Street - Petaluma, CA"
Jun 14
James Bradley, Jr. commented on Nico's status
"This is definitely NOT San Rafael.  Look at the track arrangement.  This is a gauntlet track, which is not used in San Rafael.  San Rafael station has an actual siding, rather than a gauntlet.  I'm inclined to agree that…"
Jun 14
Chad Glover commented on Nico's status
"I think you are correct,  Petaluma D St crossing looking south.  I too assumed San Rafael. "
Jun 14
Dave S. commented on Nico's status
"OK, now I understand why I thought this crossing was in San Rafael:  Look at the caption above! Does anyone disagree that this is really East D Street in Petaluma, viewing south from the SMART platform?"
Jun 14
Dave S. commented on Nico's status
"Good analysis Chad!  First, lets agree on a few things.  This is East D Street in Petaluma, view is south.  The gate in question is the exit gate for the eastbound lane.  This moron is actually traveling west in the eastbound…"
Jun 14
Chad Glover commented on Nico's status
"I got it,  since it's the west bound lane it will lift if a car is stuck on the tracks and hits it. After a period of time it will come back down.  Notice the east bound arm doesn't go up when hit. "
Jun 13
Chad Glover commented on Nico's status
"So I watched the video again also.  The gate you are looking at is for the west bound lane.  Is there a sensor that if the gate strikes something it goes back up? ( like your garage door ). Then it may send an alert to the DMU approaching…"
Jun 13
Dave S. commented on Nico's status
"I was having a hard time accepting that an average sized car could so easily slip under that gate, but after repeated viewings I think that vehicle may have been lowered. At the 4 second mark the car bumps the gate and it bounces back down, then by…"
Jun 13
Nico posted a status
"Check out this video SMART posted of a near miss in San Rafael!"
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Nico posted a status
"Kind of unrelated to NWP/SMART but there appears to be a parade of trucks with K5LA, P3 and K3 horns in Petaluma."
Apr 6
Nico replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion NWP PTC testing
"I would be interested in getting out there and capturing early morning and/or 9:30 PM runs. Any heads up to the train's location is appreciated. "
Mar 29
Jennifer replied to Nico's discussion HO Scale SMART GP38-2
"You've made a heck of a great start.  'Looking forward to seeing the completed model.  Super neat project Nico!"
Feb 5
Chad Glover replied to Nico's discussion HO Scale SMART GP38-2
"Nice job.  Can't wait to see the final product. "
Feb 4
Nico replied to Nico's discussion HO Scale SMART GP38-2
"I totally forgot about this discussion... Heres the model in its current state:Needs quite a bit of touch up and then I can install sound, lights and details. i have a fourm on Diesel Detailer if anyone wants to follow the progress…"
Feb 4

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At 1:53pm on September 16, 2015, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Nico! Please take a look around and let me know if you have any questions or comments. We're adding content daily and actively recruiting new members -- please feel free to invite your own friends if you think they may be interested. Regards,

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