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Lensmeister
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Spotlog

Post by Lensmeister » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:20 am

Hi all,

As you are aware I am from the UK and over here we have a FREE android App (and now on iPhone) called SPOTLOG with which you can log your sightings of locomotive and rolling stock.

We have many European countries listed and I wondered if anyone from here would be interested in helping us out with the American and Canadian Traction and rolling stock numbers?

If you are interested in contributing to this free community project then please let me know as a reply to this and I can explain a bit more in detail.

Thanks in advance,

Neil.

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Re: Spotlog

Post by Engineer Spike » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:07 am

Logging locomotives sounds interesting. I’ve been to the UK multiple times and have seen the spotters. Passenger stock might be interesting to log. A cousin is an Amtrak ticket agent. There was a spotter who used to call him to look in the computer to see which equipment had been in such and such consist.

Freight would be harder. We still have many single car movements, while Britain has mostly unit trains, where the spotters keep track of which cars are run in each train set.

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Re: Spotlog

Post by Lensmeister » Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:37 am

Engineer Spike wrote:Logging locomotives sounds interesting. I’ve been to the UK multiple times and have seen the spotters. Passenger stock might be interesting to log. A cousin is an Amtrak ticket agent. There was a spotter who used to call him to look in the computer to see which equipment had been in such and such consist.

Freight would be harder. We still have many single car movements, while Britain has mostly unit trains, where the spotters keep track of which cars are run in each train set.
Hi,

Yes the UK do have a lot of "Spotters" it's not as popular as it once was.

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Re: Spotlog

Post by ExCon90 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:49 pm

Have anorak sales fallen off at all? :wink:

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Re: Spotlog

Post by Lensmeister » Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:16 pm

ExCon90 wrote:Have anorak sales fallen off at all? :wink:
Have you cancelled your usual order :wink: :wink: :wink:

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Re: Spotlog

Post by ExCon90 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:22 pm

Oh yes, long ago when standing on the ends of platforms in the rain got to be too much for me ...

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