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  • August 16, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,383 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    The home of the 200-car train-makers, 1/160 scale locomotive builders and all that's great about belonging to a model railroad club.   If its the railroading, in model railroading, that catches your fancy then N scale might just...
  • August 16, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,687 views - 0 comments - 1 like
      These two photos contrast the old and the new. The State of Massachusetts to celebrate its government and constitution has converted a standard box car into a traveling display, open to the public, of the history of the state and its governi...
  • August 16, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,975 views - 0 comments - 1 like
      ExactRail's newest products are moving fast! Box Cars, Gondolas HO Scale, Greenville 60' Double Plug Door Box Car   Only $36.95 MSRP!   Factory equipped with Kad...
  • August 15, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,198 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
      Top: Western Pacific Caboose No. 439 at Reno, Nevada, on March 21st, 1976. Newly painted caboose is red with white lettering and trim and was assigned to the Reno local. The roof is red and the vents are black as well as the underframe and ...
  • August 9, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,122 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Alex Walker   The Maintenance Shed from the other direction. Note the piles of rail and the overturned push cars as well as the fact that all of the windows are boarded up on the sheet. The old unkempt look of the building is in sharp con...
  • August 8, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,078 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Julian Cavlier LEFT: A close side view of the east side of the bridge showing bents and octagonal piles. The tide is out. Author photo. RIGHT: A portion of the east side of the bridge taken from the north bank of the creek. Beyond the bridge a ...
  • August 4, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,642 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Peter Arnold   LEFT TOP: WP 61083 is riveted construction and has two 8' plug doors. Painted Box Car Red with Yellow lettering. June 1979 at Sacramento, California. Photo by Peter Arnold. LEFT BOTTOM: WP 68293 has riveted sides and one 1...
  • August 4, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,938 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    by Staffan Ehnbom LEFT: Union Pacific 40' HiCube boxcar at Seattle, Washington, in August 1976. The car seems not to carry a visible Hydra cylinder like the Cal-Scale under frame set. Photo by Staffan Ehnbom. RIGHT TOP: With the use of a few extra...
  • August 3, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,554 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Lynn Aldrich   LEFT: Three quarter view of No. 3128 in July 1973 at Wichita, Kansas, with the war-bonnet paint scheme. Allan Ramsey photo from the collection of Peter Arnold. RIGHT: No. 3107 and No. 3149 are good examples of the GP20's in...
  • August 3, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,834 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - August 1, 2011 - CSX announced today that a privately-funded $15 million, 34-acre intermodal terminal will be constructed in Louisville, Kentucky. The terminal, which is slated to begin operations in ...