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W.I.P. Route
« on: August 20, 2014, 06:49:53 PM »
I'm not going to go into to much detail about this route at this time other than it's a real location, almost 200 miles long and it's one I've wanted to make almost as long as I have my Western Region Route.  The only other thing about the location of the route I'll mention at this time is it's in the continental United States and this ground file was the first acceptable one I made with TranzDEM.  Over the last several months I've been making custom content to help me with laying track, more specifically for making junctions and I have many other pieces of content, (Scenery and track side objects) I need to make for this route yet along with a few very customized pieces.   I'm not intending on this being a guessing game but I'm not going to stop anyone from trying.  I'm hoping this might bring visitors and inspire others to post and comment more on this forum. (We'll see how successful this will be)  Whether this roue will be pay or freeware I haven't a clue yet.  Comments and constructive criticism is always welcome.  So in the meantime lets enjoy the ride. :rockon:





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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2014, 11:05:20 PM »
Better with more scenery.



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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2014, 11:55:15 PM »




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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2014, 12:05:56 AM »
Because of the WP loco, I would have to guess it's the line between Sacramento and Klamath Falls! UP's Canyon and Black Butte Sub's! Plus the way that Amtrak train is set up. I feel like the Coast Starlight has a better chance to have that B32-8WH in the mix than say the southwest cheif. Right or wrong, looking forward to seeing the outcome!

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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2014, 09:38:12 PM »
Actually from Sacramento to Klamath Falls was SP"s main line.  The WP only went as far north as Oroville before they turned east.





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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2014, 07:51:32 PM »
guess that makes sense. WP's museum is up in Portola.. but none the less right on, thanks for the info!

keep on truckin' with this route

 

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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2014, 08:01:19 PM »
Looks great. What roads are you  using like the look of them.

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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2014, 11:47:44 PM »
Looks great. What roads are you  using like the look of them.

Thanks.  The road is one I made but I'm using the texture from the YARNish roads.  I didn't care for that vertical edge that the YARN and YARNish roads have and I can't stand that gape under the roads like most of them have so I made a mesh with a sloped shoulder to fix both those problems.  I'm happy with the results.

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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2014, 04:35:13 AM »
Well I'm assuming the route from Roseville to Klamath Falls because the line to the Pacific Northwest actually started out in Roseville/Rocklin area and then went north. It parallels the Highway 65 route at the northern segment of the highway. The only line that connected Oroville, Yuba and Marysville was the WP line that runs through midtwon Sacramento. Ever since the merger between the SP/UP, the route that the SP had to use to get to the north has not been utilized nearly as much as trains coming off of the Fresno Line can head west on the Cal-P or Martinez line and branch onto the Sacramento Subdivision in downtown and then head north to get to the Pacific Northwest. Rather than go through Roseville to head northwest on the line which I don't even know the name of it is.

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Re: W.I.P. Route
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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2014, 04:11:14 AM »
Looks schmexy Bill   :smirk:


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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2014, 12:16:50 AM »


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Re: W.I.P. Route
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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2015, 03:44:13 PM »
Pretty nice there Bill!

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Re: W.I.P. Route
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2015, 01:45:56 AM »
Wile my this computer is baking I'm working on my route on the other computer.











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