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by PeterLJ
Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: Operations
Topic: JMRI ops
Replies: 9
Views: 7613

Re: JMRI ops

Yes, but the conductor is part of the train crew, so the info would be converted to the switch list by the train crew itself, and not handed to them as a finished item... Hi Martyn Yes you are quite right, but I have never seen that done, I have normally seen crews working from the cards, propping ...
by PeterLJ
Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Operations
Topic: JMRI ops
Replies: 9
Views: 7613

Re: JMRI ops

Hi Martyn A lot of good points, however I would not agree that CC&WB may be more appropriate for some eras. I understand that a switch list was written by the conductor based on the waybills, all JMRI does in this instance is create the switch list directly. So the end product is still a switchlist ...
by PeterLJ
Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Modular Topics
Topic: On30 Modular Standard
Replies: 8
Views: 6322

On30 Modular Standard

Hi (Kathy?) I was wondering where we stood with the On30 modular Standard. I have had a quick look at one (Freundeskreis Europäischer MOdellbahner) but it calls for a 150mm (6") deep end plate, which seems rather excessive, indeed unnessasarily so. Why do people make them so deep? A two board "sandw...
by PeterLJ
Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Operations
Topic: Passenger line speeds.
Replies: 6
Views: 5939

Re: Passenger line speeds.

Hi There are two questions here which is important. and I may be a bit 70s 80s. So there are two rules. Yard Speeds did not apply to scheduled first class trains. They went through fast. I seem to recall that speeds through stations depended on if there was another passenger train in the station. In...
by PeterLJ
Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: General modelling topics
Topic: Photos and Copyright
Replies: 6
Views: 4335

Re: Photos and Copyright

Hi

This help me to understand why some exhibitors refuse to allow anyone to photo their layout.

All the best

Peter L-J
by PeterLJ
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:15 am
Forum: General modelling topics
Topic: Photos and Copyright
Replies: 6
Views: 4335

Photos and Copyright

Hi We have often heard heated discussion about individuals photographing layouts without permission. I can not see the problem myself, however what are the rules when the situation is turned on its head! If one finds a photo on the net of ones own layout what are the rules for copying and using that...
by PeterLJ
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Forum Info, Rules, Help
Topic: Image hosting websites
Replies: 3
Views: 4970

Re: Image hosting websites

Hi

Is it possible to use our old Yahoo sites Photo Albums?

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/western_u ... 20&dir=asc

:o Not so good.

Peter L-J