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  • May 11, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,367 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
      Bertillon methods of identification, fingerprinting, footprinting, ballistics and every scientific method of crime detection used by G-Men of the Treasury, are often employed by railroad police in the course of their duties. ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Frank Joyce - 2,688 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 TrainLife Staff - 8,270 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
        Under the guise of progress, the main concourse of Penn Station disappears beneath a canopy of steel in fall 1985. Sunlight streaming through a myriad of glass panels once made arrivals and departure...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,847 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    Text and Photography by Brian Solomon except as noted The ground shakes, a waft of qistinctive air-part ozone, part mold and mildew, part burning electric motor oil-blows a brown bag, candy wrappers, and dead leaves off a sidewalk grate. Not one pa...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,019 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Photos by Robert Schleicher The focus of action for most real railroads lies in and around the major cities, none more so than Cincinnati, Ohio. Rather than trying to compress the area between New York and Cincinnati into a basement, John elected to re...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,937 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Don Heimburger  Where can you combine rich train history and rich, natural fall colors? The Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway, New Hampshire, of course! With the winter months right around the railroad bend, you'll want to get out and see...