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  • May 11, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,052 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Ron Bareham Photos by the author The double-track mainline of the former New York Central passes over a former Pennsylvania branchline. A westbound freight led by a GP40 and GP38 is headed for the CB&Q in Chicago. A rebuilt former New Haven...
  • May 6, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,349 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    by Roger D. Kujawa Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated How would you like the perfect industry for your railroad? How about an industry to which any car can go...from passenger to stock car...maintenance-of-way to cabooses?...
  • May 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,341 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    TRAINS - THE ULTIMATE HOBBY. THIS IS A VOYAGE INTO EXPANDING A RAILROAD. ITS ONGOING MISSION - TO EXPLORE STRANGE NEW ALCOVES, TOP SEEK OUT NEW PLACES AND NEW AREAS TO MODEL - TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO TRAIN HAS GONE BEFORE. by Paul Templ...
  • April 28, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,387 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Terry Carver Photos & track plan by Larry Wright The mechanics at Dewey's Auto Repair appear to have plenty of work on their hands. This scene is an example of the level of detail on the SR&T. Being a member of a large mod...
  • April 18, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,861 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by V.S. Roseman Photos by the author It might be called the YMCA, the crew quarters or even the railroad reading room, but buildings like this one would provide a clean safe place for railroad crews laying over in town to sleep. These buildings we...
  • April 8, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,970 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
    by V.S. Roseman As mentioned in the introduction last month, Railway Express used 90-day license trucks to supplement their fleet during busy times of the year. This resulted in some very old, but still serviceable, trucks being used lo...
  • April 6, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,434 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Doug Geiger, MMR Photos by the author >The old part of North Star Tent & Awning is an unmodified Design Preservation Models (DPM) Cuttings Scissor Company. The modern office extension is made from pieces of the City Classics Carnegie Str...
  • Invalid date - posted by Frank Joyce - 2,035 views - 4 comments - 2 likes
    As a follow up to my TrainLife articles “Modeling Memories of The Bronx”, (Parts 1 & 2), and “Layout: The Bronx in a Basement” – I have posted several films so you can see the layout in action. Here is a brief description...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,380 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Bayshore Yard on the Chatham Subdivision of the Canadian Pacific Railway is a busy place for both freight and passenger traffic on Pierre Lanctot's HO scale layout set in the 1960s. The large multi-level railway station dominates the yard and the to...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,658 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    At Nobscot, MA, the NER hot shot stack train crosses Bishops Bridge, while Nashoba Paving Company continues its repaving project below by Bruce R. Erickson MANA-1 CALLING NER DISPATCHER AT BOLTON." "Go AHEAD MANA-1." I've made my ai...