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#1 User is offline   Frank Musick 

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Posted 21 May 2022 - 12:31 PM

C.E. DETWOLD, an 0-8-0 "camel" type appears here trailing a C&P conductors car, an early form of caboose. Basically a boxcar with windows. No cupolas in this period (I think), but some had benches on their roof. Great fun in the rain and snow.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c2/c9/04/c2c9043a8c7405c0fc517d2f6d0f3cc4.jpg


Thought I try to capture the photography of the period I've been modeling. Created a black and white version...
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ae/81/ff/ae81ffe79688f9ec2d7a8e77a8d37796.jpg

A sepia tone version
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/34/45/76/34457688f2c9e1698b0f94a09315cc52.jpg


And something I recalled while creating these...the cyanotype.
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/63/b6/40/63b6402e01aa1da1441fec74c2b2c5a0.jpg


Real cyanotypes had more than just a blue tint though. Hard to describe. Not sure how to recreate the look.
https://gray-ky3-prod.cdn.arcpublishing.com/resizer/Iq-Pi1XszXJUzs60hZQ7nQ-RNqI=/800x0/smart/filters:quality(85)/cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/gray/WCAGDKP3JFFOHOS4WFA7F63SS4.jpg

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Posted 21 May 2022 - 01:17 PM

Here's another Philadelphia & Reading shot for ya, Frank, also a cyanotype. From National Parks Service.

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Posted 21 May 2022 - 10:56 PM

Wow.
Great. Thanks, Tim.
This "camelback" is looking more like, what was recreated in Railroad Tycoon II game, and how I imprinted it in my memory.

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Posted 23 May 2022 - 12:03 PM

View PostWeter, on 21 May 2022 - 10:56 PM, said:

Wow.
Great. Thanks, Tim.
This "camelback" is looking more like, what was recreated in Railroad Tycoon II game, and how I imprinted it in my memory.
@ Frank
Rain and snow would be fun greater, as the camel in screenshot haven't been equipped with lights.


I've wondered about that myself. That Winans style stack/spark catcher doesn't lend itself to headlamp installation, probably the reason that many B&O camels had side mounted headlights. Seems there are more than a few images showing these beasts without headlamps.

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Posted 23 May 2022 - 07:29 PM

As long as their role was pulling industrial trains with coal, there might be daytime-only operations...

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