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    Mark
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  1. RIP my friend. My my first interaction with Gary was sparked by this video - I always think of him when I hear this song, but this rendition blows me away.
  2. Daddyjt

    John Wick 3

    Just saw this tonight with my son - This series just keeps getting better! The third installment raised the bar yet again - new and creative fight scenes and locations, fleshing out of supporting characters, just the right amount of humor, and impeccable sound and cinematography... Highly recommended!
  3. Welcome back my friend - glad to see you around again.
  4. Here’s the thread over on Carveraudio to help figure out what’s available - looks like there is a bit of discord surrounding the process... http://carveraudio.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=171&t=20241
  5. AN OUTSTANDING remake of a pivotal scene by some EXTREMELY talented fans - Disney needs to hire these guys ASAP.
  6. From what I read, the diesel locomotive is for dynamic braking coming out of the passes...:-)
  7. I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I played this track in my car system in the early 90’s...
  8. See if you can get your hands on a couple pair of RDO 194 tweeters for your Polks - you won’t be sorry...
  9. Thanks for the kind words all! The locomotive (with tender) is 133’ long, 16’ high, and weighs an astounding 1,250,000 pounds. Here’s a brief excerpt from Wiki - The 25 Big Boy locomotives were built to haul freight over the Wasatch mountains between Ogden, Utah, and Green River, Wyoming. In the late 1940s, they were reassigned to Cheyenne, Wyoming, where they hauled freight over Sherman Hill to Laramie, Wyoming. They were the only locomotives to use a 4-8-8-4 wheel arrangement: four-wheel leading truck for stability entering curves, two sets of eight driving wheels and a four-wheel trailing truck to support the large firebox. According to a Union Pacific executive, the class series originally was to have been called the "Wasatch". One day, however, while one of the engines was being built, an unknown worker scrawled "Big Boy" in chalk on its front. With that, the legendary name was born and has stuck ever since.[2] Eight Big Boys are preserved today, most on static display at museums across the country. One locomotive, No. 4014, was re-acquired by the Union Pacific in 2013 to be restored to operating condition. The locomotive's restoration was completed in May 2019, and it has returned to service as the largest and most powerful operational steam locomotive in the world
  10. Yea, I had to call Dennis for info on the 1.5...🤓
  11. Yea, like a fine bottle of MD 20/20, I’ve mellowed...😂
  12. This weekend is the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad at Promontory Point in northern Utah, commonly referred to as the “golden spike” event. To commemorate, there is a week long celebration in Ogden UT (about 10 miles north of me). This celebration kicked off Wednesday, with a very special arrival - Bigboy 4014. 4014 is the only operational Bigboy steam locomotive in existence. It lives in Cheyenne WY, and steamed over to Ogden for the festivities. I decided to sneak out of work for a couple hours, and post-up along the route to snap a few photos of this rare event. The crowds that this drew all along the 30 or so miles of the route I drove looking for a good spot for photos were nuts. Every bridge, overpass, pull-out and off ramp were jammed with people. Police had to close the right lane of the freeway near the ramps, as cars were parked nose to tail. I ended up finding a semi-hidden mud road that I followed for about 5 miles, then got out of my truck and hiked 2 more miles to find a great spot without freeway or houses in the backdrop, and no people. The sound of this thing was unlike anything I have ever heard (felt) before - true reference level bass! It probably helped that I was only about 10’ from the tracks... here are a few shots from the passing, along with a link to the article about the event: https://kutv.com/news/local/big-boy-locomotive-arrives-in-utah-for-150th-anniversary-of-transcontinental-railroad
  13. Nice work Greg - thank you for all your work and dedication. To the a-holes that bitched and moaned, get a grip. It’s a web site, not your life. Personally, the down time made me appreciate what we have here that much more. Oh, and I guess this is the end of the recent activity at the “other” site🙃
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