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This Day In Railroad History
First message transmitted over telegraph line completed between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Philadelphia & Atlantic City Railway incorporated in New Jersey by former Camden & Atlantic stockholders Edward V. Massey, Samuel Richards and Charles R. Colwell to build rival, narrow-gauge line between Camden and Atlantic City; Charles R. Colwell, Pres. (Val, C&C, Boyer)
Station WABC broadcasts a national network radio program originating aboard a Baltimore & Ohio train, with pickup points at Beltsville and Laurel, Maryland.
New York Central ends ferry boat service between Weehawken, New Jersey and Manhattan.
Washington Union Station is placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
MTL Abrams TanksThe MTL tank looks good but my oh my it is heavy. I've got a couple on my modern image military train but a lot of them would be unpullable. I've got a lot of Z-Panzers Hummvees which are spot on but but have bought a lot of his Leopards after finding the...
MTL Abrams TanksWell, some more searching and I came across this:
MTL-799 43 939 Modern Tank
As found on the MTL Loads archive page here:
MTL Abrams TanksThe MTL tanks require assembly and are only available with the runner pack. I was thinking of modelling some for myself using the MTL ones as a guide. I'd do this as a series of cast resin pieces. So I could perhaps make a mould for you too.
MTL Abrams TanksInitially I'll need 15-20, . Eventually probably double that.
I agree we'll probably see one on Shapeways, but I was more curious about the MTL version...they look pretty nice from the photo, and I assume resin? So they would be ideal.
Brooklyn's first Z layoutStruggling to get the video to link but can add more photos i think
The youngest member of our clan, Brooklyn, is already a big railfan. last weekend he was out watching 46115 Scots Guardsman on a steam special and always refers to any DRS train he sees...
All Scale Rails Issue #13 March / April 2017Image Link
Included in this issue:
Sherburne S. Merrill Railroad Reference Library / History of the Model Railroad Club of Milwaukee / Model Railroad Club of Milwaukee's "Milwaukee Union Terminal Railroad" & "Milwaukee Electric Lines"...
For Sale - 8axle 125ton HD Flat Car w/TransformerFor Sale
Newly Built 8 axle 125ton Heavy Duty Flat Cars with Transformer Loads.
RR Scheme - TTX (QTTX131044)
Quantity Available - Four (4)
Price Each - $45.00 + shipping
Rolling Stock of the Month Club EntriesStonysmith Rotary plow, MTL F7B converted to RSPU two DCC GP35s and Stonysmith caboose means The Shasta route is ready for the onset of Winter