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John McNamara

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« on: February 04, 2009, 03:13:25 AM »
I AM!!!  :o ;D
I'm afraid that James means that he is going to bring a photo album to Sheepscot Station in Alna, Maine, on this coming Saturday. Unfortunately, due to all the snow, there's no good place to land your helicopter should you care to visit. The snow has also grounded the WW&F helicopter, so we can't bring the album out to you.

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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 03:54:33 AM »
It's tough to find a steam-powered helicopter in flying condition, but thanks to Jason for his hard work in keeping it airworthy (when weather permits, of course). It's really a sight when it's hovering over Alna Center.

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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009, 03:39:32 PM »
The museum's fully functional Halftrack could make it, but wouldn't you know it, the darn thing's been put away in Leon's garage for the winter!


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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009, 04:52:54 PM »
The halftrack has been particularly successful in increasing volunteer performance on work weekends. The frequency of volunteers wandering off to explore the R.O.W. has significantly decreased.

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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2009, 08:48:28 PM »
Anyone seen Dave B's hy-rail Cooper Mini yet?


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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2009, 09:15:13 PM »
Gee, he's got it up to 140 mph, and he's not even up to the south switch of the Sheepscot runaround! By the time he gets to Alna Center, the car will be even shorter than it is now due to Lorenz contraction.

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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 10:18:19 PM »
John;
   I was in reverse at the time! I went to school with Paul Lorenz. I don't remember him having any contractions those his wife may have.
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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2009, 10:39:01 PM »
John;
   I was in reverse at the time! KD
That would explain the look. Just realizing Allan had appeared for the day and he had parked in his usual spot.
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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2009, 11:55:37 PM »
Many people don't realize this, but for a while, the water tank at the WW&F had been painted to give homage to one of the most famous of all of the two-footers...


Alas, Jason and Zack decided that we should stick to replicating a WW&F tank.
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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2009, 12:06:57 AM »
Ok guys - STOP !!!!!  I'm bust'in a gut here.........  Obviously there are several whom have way too much time on their hands.  Must be cabin fever kicking in.  ;D

Maybe to add some humor to the museum we should have a second "fun" calendar with photoshop pics along the line of "Dilbert" and "The Far Side".  Bet it would be a hot-seller....
 

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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2009, 01:04:03 AM »
By the time he gets to Alna Center, the car will be even shorter than it is now due to Lorenz contraction.
But John, Dave planned on turning his headlights on at Sheepscot Mills... theoretically, wouldn't the photons slow him down?

Were you a student of Prof. Lorenz?
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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2009, 03:18:59 AM »
We may not have the Edaville tank but we don't have the 2-ft Thomas the Tank Engine (TM) they keep in their shed either.
And though bringing Thomas to Alna might be a good fund raiser, (a) we don't have room for the crowds, and (b) it's not very prototypical for Maine.

So I propose we bring out...

Fred the Forney!



A true Maine prototype if there ever was one!

-- Mark E
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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2009, 03:34:06 AM »
Gee, he's got it up to 140 mph, and he's not even up to the south switch of the Sheepscot runaround! By the time he gets to Alna Center, the car will be even shorter than it is now due to Lorenz contraction.

It's gotta be a real chore to signal for those grade crossings at hypersonic speeds.

Also, too bad the main line isn't double tracked.. I'd be racing Dave in my two-foot gauge Mini!

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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2009, 12:25:36 PM »
LOL. Good one Mark. :D. I hope he sees it.
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Re: Photoshop Fun
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2009, 02:56:35 PM »
Gee, he's got it up to 140 mph, and he's not even up to the south switch of the Sheepscot runaround! By the time he gets to Alna Center, the car will be even shorter than it is now due to Lorenz contraction.
John, you forgot to mention the affects of Time Dilation, as by the time he returns to Sheepscot, while he will have aged but a few minutes, we will all be ancient old fogeys! Wait a minute....that's true even if he doesn't make the journey.....never mind!
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