Here's a pic of the six, so far...
Milwuakee Road 40' Log Bunks
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Z Central Station Mission Statment
|NHRS||1870-06-24||Opening of the Denver Pacific Railroad, connecting Denver with the Union Pacific at Cheyenne, Wyoming.|
|MICHRR||1878-06-24||Vanderbilt acquires control of the Michigan Central Railroad. [IT-10/1972]|
|NHRS||1881-06-24||Mexico's newly-opened Morelos Railroad suffers a catastrophic wreck at Malpais as a bridge collapses under a train, killing as many as 200.|
|NHRS||1886-06-24||The first special trainload of California fruit is sent eastward from Sacramento on the Central Pacific.|
|NHRS||1909-06-24||Ferrocarril Sud-Pacifico de Mexico (Southern Pacific Railroad Company of Mexico) is incorporated in the US as a holding company for SP lines in Mexico.|
|NHRS||1924-06-24||New Orleans, Texas & Mexico acquires control, by purchase, of the International & Great Northern.|
|NHRS||1937-06-24||President Roosevelt signs the Railroad Retirement Act.|
|EBTRR||1951-06-24||Seventh, and final, East Broad Top Railroad Railfan trip of common carrier era.|
|ColinCRP||1957-06-24||Last steam run on the Ontario Northland Railway, no. 701 leaves Timmins and arrives at North bay the following day.|
|NHRS||1974-06-24||Lehigh Valley files for bankruptcy.|
|ColinCRP||1997-06-24||Port Colborne Harbour Railway, a division of the Caledonia and Hamilton Southern Railway (Trillium Rail), starts operation between Welland and Port Colbourne on the following lines in Ontario: CN Port Colbourne Spur (6.6 miles). Macy Spur (west of the Welland Canal). Government Spur (off Macy Spur). A new 1.1 mile connection between the Port Colbourne Spur and the Macy Spur.|
|ColinCRP||2000-06-24||Quebec Central Railway reopens for business between Sherbrooke and Vallee Jonction. The new Quebec Central is operated by Express Marco Inc.|
Z Central Station is looking to add more photos, articles, and kit instructions.
Z Central Station has 270+ documents in our library with 45+ kit instruction documents. We want to add more for future references. We would also like to add any articles from a simple kit build, train car repaint, anything to do with Z scale modeling.
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Here's a pic of the six, so far...