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railroad maps

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by taco bell bomber, Jun 3, 2002.

  1. taco bell bomber

    taco bell bomber Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 2, 2000 Messages: 2,037 Likes Received: 0
    yes there prolly is a thread on this..but i havent seen one in al ong time so oh well...
    does anyone know where i can buy state railroad maps, i know that nj transit gives them out to there workers..so i herd...and it shows every fr8 layup, yard and other train yards even if they are stored there everynight.. i was wondering if anyone knew where one might go to get one of these?
     
  2. aztek4two1

    aztek4two1 Member

    Joined: Nov 30, 2000 Messages: 770 Likes Received: 0
    most regular road atlases will have railroads outlined on them.
    keep on truckin.
     
  3. JeffLebowski

    JeffLebowski Junior Member

    Joined: Mar 28, 2002 Messages: 122 Likes Received: 0
    Triple A

    Triple A or "AAA" maps show with some detail the main lines and most yards... Online you might wanna try MapQuest.com. And on ArtCrimes there is a link to a satellite image map site... Happy hunting
     
  4. kinkosnerd

    kinkosnerd Junior Member

    Joined: Nov 9, 2001 Messages: 128 Likes Received: 0
    there are lots of specific railroad maps/atlas' out there.. you have to turn to the side of railfanning though.. search around on websites involved with that stuff... I know that Ive gotten a free one from UP, CP, CSX and a few map books that I have paid dearly for..
     
  5. BeetNIK

    BeetNIK Member

    Joined: Jun 2, 2002 Messages: 363 Likes Received: 0
    specifics?

    do you have any specific URLs or a good keyword to search?
     
  6. WITS

    WITS Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2002 Messages: 366 Likes Received: 0
    Find you a good key map. They have all the yards labeled and layups are shown. They're very handy. That's my suggestion if you can't get the railroad maps.. The key map would be easiest to get anyway I think. They sell them at pretty much every bookstore I have ever been in. Yeah.
     
  7. kinkosnerd

    kinkosnerd Junior Member

    Joined: Nov 9, 2001 Messages: 128 Likes Received: 0
    www.deskmap.com sells an awesome book that has all that you need.. its 80 bucks though.. Only would be worth it if you had a few people to throw down for it.. thats what we did at least.
    there are a ton of other ones out there, check out www.trainsmag.com and start working your way around the sites that sell shit.. or fuck, just buy a copy of trains magazine and you will see plenty of ads..
     
  8. taco bell bomber

    taco bell bomber Senior Member

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  9. Are2

    Are2 Senior Member

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    the regular road gazette for my state (they make em for all states) has all the lines, and they are also labelled with what railroad owns them..

    made by rand-mcnally
    about 30 bucks
    its a few hundred pages..nice detail
     
  10. Southern kid

    Southern kid Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2000 Messages: 3,965 Likes Received: 0
    yeah i want that rand mcnalley map too but i cant find the book for sale anywhere...
     
  11. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    i got mine from some guy in the paper
     
  12. TheKidSkepr

    TheKidSkepr New Jack

    Joined: Jan 3, 2002 Messages: 7 Likes Received: 0
    dumb

    its funny how u guys are giving out secrets n shit.. let everyone find spots... fuck heads:eek:
     
  13. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 11,114 Likes Received: 209
    Re: dumb


    yeah, I know if I was looking for new spots I'd never guess to look in a road map! thats just way to clever...I mean...shit. Thats some top secret shit right there.
     
  14. WITS

    WITS Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2002 Messages: 366 Likes Received: 0
    Re: dumb


    Just because it's on the map doesn't mean you can paint there fuckface. And some people actually like helping people out... like when your dad couldn't get it up I humbly accepted the task of fucking the shit out of your sister...Hah. I am bored.
     
  15. taco bell bomber

    taco bell bomber Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 2, 2000 Messages: 2,037 Likes Received: 0
    Re: Re: dumb

    and why are u being a fucking dick..its not like a map is a secret...if u didnt want to answer my question you should have fucking came into the thread cockgobbler, so jus stay the fuck out next time, and being a dick to ese....fine, but being im sure he knows 12000 times as much as you about fr8s, i think u should think twice
     
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