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« Reply #120 on: Aug 3rd, 2013, 3:06pm »
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Here is 1403 opposite side.  
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« Reply #121 on: Aug 4th, 2013, 1:41pm »
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Here is Fleischmann 1466. looks like a baggage car and caboose put together.
 


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« Reply #122 on: Aug 4th, 2013, 1:43pm »
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Here is the opposite side of 1466.
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« Reply #123 on: Aug 5th, 2013, 12:19pm »
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Recently completed El Cap train with full interior detail and Alclad tinting for the glazing.  
 
 
Tail sign Coach Car with added detail
 

 
 
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One of the eight Hi Level coach cars


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« Reply #124 on: Aug 5th, 2013, 7:38pm »
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on Aug 4th, 2013, 1:43pm, toptrain wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Here is the opposite side of 1466.
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Yeah, I like that look. kind of a hybrid caboose / baggage. Those couplers are also unique. Definitely not kaydee's. I guess that one makes up the end of the consist.


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« Reply #125 on: Oct 11th, 2013, 11:37am »
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Yeah, I like that look. kind of a hybrid caboose / baggage. Those couplers are also unique. Definitely not kaydee's. I guess that one makes up the end of the consist.

 
The couplers are Fleischmann.  
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« Reply #126 on: Jan 1st, 2014, 9:49am »
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***  HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!  ***  
 
Anyone remember the Lionel Santa-Fe passenger set with a Alco FA1 and FB1 for power. A year ago I got the FAs and 3 dome cars. A few weeks ago I got the Observation and the chair car.  
* I'll post in next 2 posts.
 
first the Power, FA1 and FB1
 


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« Reply #127 on: Jan 1st, 2014, 9:51am »
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***  HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!  ***    
 
*  Here are my 5 passenger car set to go with the FA's
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« Reply #128 on: Jan 1st, 2014, 7:49pm »
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Happy New Year (hopefully),
Frank,
I know that some of these were built by Marx.  Are these?


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« Reply #129 on: Jan 1st, 2014, 8:05pm »
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Petey of what are you speaking of.

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« Reply #130 on: Jan 1st, 2014, 11:59pm »
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Frank,
I was writing about the Lionel engines.


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« Reply #131 on: Jan 2nd, 2014, 5:15am »
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 These Lionel engines, FA1 and FB1, were made entirely in Lionel's Hillside NJ factory. Marx didn't make any part of these locomotives. Lionel being one of the companies Marx did no work for. Marx did do work for Gilbert.  
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« Reply #132 on: Oct 31st, 2015, 9:04am »
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A Video of a Gilbert OO Hudson pulling a 5 car set of Triang old time Pullman OO Passenger cars by Triang, sold by American Trains and Track Co. ATT of the early 1960's. A second train, a freight, is seen powered by doubleheaded ANNA Athearn GP7 locomotives. The cars in it are almost all old Varney products. The train has many old Varney tank cars and custom painted reefer cars.
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« Reply #133 on: Nov 19th, 2015, 9:51am »
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A Lackawanna passenger set I got at the Carlstad NJ train show a few months ago.
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« Reply #134 on: Nov 19th, 2015, 10:03am »
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Good find. Looks like Rivarossi. I have the open obs in ERIE colors.

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« Reply #135 on: Nov 19th, 2015, 2:55pm »
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I'm becoming a bigger Passenger car modeler than I thought,  though it is difficult finding the details!
 
Right now, I'm ordering 3 sets of sides for Great Northern Pullman Standard 48 seat cars from Laser Horizons,  to be painted as Jersey Builder cars operated by the CNJ in the late 70s.  
 
 
In the mean time, I have plenty of core kits in various states of completion (and plenty of EMU commuter cars as well).  
 
Though technically a rapid transit car,  I do have a set of Staten Island Rapid Transit  R44 subway cars (A-B-B-A consist).  
 

 
Getting back to the "heavy rail",  a PC/NJ DOT Arrow I.   I always find these ironic.   Built in 1968 by the St. Louis Car Company, they were never reliable as self propelled cars,  and only marginally successful (and even disliked) as unpowered cab-control cars.   And yet, these cars still roll, now rebuilt for Amtrak California as interim coaches.  
 
Not surprisingly, Californians complained because the car is set up for high-level platforms.    
 
For a consistently unpopular piece of equipment,  they have certainly lived long lives, and they appear like they may continue to do so!
 

 
Some of the Rapido CNJ/ NJ DOT commuter cars.  These are numbered as the ex-KCS coaches bought by the NJ DOT for the CNJ in the early 70s, though the models themselves are Canadian prototypes.   On the other hand, good luck finding a CNJ/NJ DOT car RTR from anyone!
 

 
At last year's Garden State RPM,  I had my Reading Company MU  flanked by a few of my other unfinished passenger projects.  
 
The cars on the back row are all PC/NJ DOT commuter car rebuilds.  The left hand car was a former L&N AC&F 60 seat fluted side coach,  the middle is an ex New York Central tavern car turned commuter Snack-bar lounge,  and the right most car is an ex-PRR 21 Roomette sleeper turned commuter coach.  
 
The Reading MU is painted in the center.  I actually have 6 complete Reading MU kits, plus 5 shells that I will convert to Reading Blue-liners.  
 
In the foreground, from left to right,  is an Amtrak HEP generator car  converted from an ex-UP challenger coach,  an Amtrak  "Le Pub" lounge car converted from an ex US-Army hospital car,  and an Amtrak ex-Rock Island 8-2 sleeper,  #2552 "Brooklyn Bridge".  
 
In the extreme foreground is a pair of Septa/PC Silverliner III MUs in the 1970s scheme.
 
They all need work and paint, but I'm getting there!
 

 
Again, the line up of Jersey Arrow Cars.   In the front is the Arrow I,  the Arrow II is behind it with a single roof hump, and the Arrow IIIs have the two roof blisters.     The Arrow IIIs actually run,  though I need to work on the other MUs to get them up and running.  
 

 
SEPTA cars under Reading Company Catenary.  
 

 
Another shot of the Arrow IIs
 

 
 
Just some stuff I'm working on!
 


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« Reply #136 on: Nov 19th, 2015, 7:20pm »
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The electric mu's look great. I rode the CNJ "builders" in the 70's. I remember some of the KCS or Mopac cars still had the compartments in them on one end.

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« Reply #137 on: Dec 24th, 2015, 8:46pm »
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New power pulls my Burlington Athearn passenger cars.
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The Burlington train from the other end.
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* I have a set of Mantua streamline passenger cars. They are really Gilbert cars but sold as Tyco-Mantua cars.  A weird thing. I forget which years this set was listed in the Tyco catalogs. They were listed for about three years. When I got them I thought I had a Gilbert set. It is a Canadian Pacific Set . I was told they were only made for one year. Here is a photo of the cars in a tray along with a later Tyco Southern set.
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