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Latest Additions

The 1935 CB&Q Trains and Pullman cars from Coach Yard have arrived.  We still have a few of the Pullman cars in hand with many  lettered for Burlington service.

10/11/2021

After a minor shipping delay, the SP Cab Forwards from Division Point have arrived.   We are shipping the early reservations and the late purchases and should have all on their way by the end of the week.   We have several pieces still available, check the listings and get yours before they all are sold!

9/8/2021

The sets are now in hand!   Reserved sets will go out beginning of next week.   There are still a couple of the M10002 sets available, check the listings.   6/4/2021

The Coach Yard is a few weeks away from shipping the UP M-10000 Train sets.  In their short lives, these unique streamlined trains had a powerful impact on the traveling public, bring a unique Artr-Deco style to the rails.  All sets come complete with appropriate motive power.   We also have a special, limited edition, late version of the City of Portland which incorporates cars from both the M-10002 and the M-10004 / Only one still available!

2/26/2021

What's New

North Bank Lines is hard at work on their first run of business cars.  Hopefully we will see these by the end of the year.

With the solid reception from the first group, NBL has issued a listing for a second batch of business cars. These will be a new set of cars with selected prototypes for D&RGW, EP&SW, GN, SP and WP. Please check the listings for planned versions and let us know if there are any you would like to reserve.

10/15/2021  NBL has added two cars to this project, including the GN A-22 with a Packard automobile.   Please check the listings and get your reservation in soon.

9/2/2021

Coach Yard Has sent us two new project annountments. If anything interests you, please let us know:

 

8/10/2021

Several quick updates for you:

1)  The SP Cab Forwards from Division Point are almost done.   We expect to have them in August, hopefully earlier than later...

2)  North Bank Line has the business cars well underway and have a couple of pre-production samples in hand.   At the moment we expect delivery will probably be November.

3)  North Bank Line is also looking at a second run of business cars.   If you have any suggestions, please let us know.   Currently under consideration are the following:

  • SP 'Oregon'
  • SP 'Portland'
  • GN A22 (Louis Hill's private car)
  • Wade Pelzer's 'Virginia City'
  • 'Ferdinand Magellan' Presidential car
7/20/2021

Consignments

Here is another small collection for your inspection.   Mostly HO models with a fun O scale steamer.  A bit more eclectic grouping for you.

7/9/2021

This month has brought another fine collection of HO models.  Included in this gathering are several late model engines, a group of fine passenger cars and a surprise piece of maintenance of way equipment.

5/21/2021

New in the shop is this collection of HO models.  This has several excellent steam engines and a small trains work of Burlington stock cars from Challenger Imports.

4/3/2021

Blog

In the streamliner era, NewYork Central created and engine they names "Commodore Vanderbilt"   Below is footage from 1934 showing this unique J1a 4-6-4 Hudson in action.  
Here is another view of steam locomotive construction.  From the youtube website listing: Power to Order - Engineering and manufacturing steam locomotives at the Doncaster works in Britain in 1940s. With LMS 8F 2-8-0 Freight Locomotive seen and used in WW2. Foundry forging in action. It...
Inside of New York City's Grand Central Terminal is a secret basement.  While virtually unknown, it serves an important and vital function.