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Posted by: John C. Durant Posted on: Jun 27th, 2004, 12:58pm
OK, lets hear from you all.... What are your favorite structure kits? Right now mine are;  American Model Builder Laser Kits and Builders In Scale.. At one time it was Campbell.....
 
John D.
Posted by: SideTracked Posted on: Jun 28th, 2004, 12:18pm
I like my Walthers Cornerstone buildings because of their realistic size and Proto 2000 buildings because theyre pre-painted.
Posted by: Biggestlittlefan Posted on: Jul 1st, 2004, 1:00pm
http://www.biglittle.com/index.php?u_act=content&u_val=fanwood
Posted by: silver_champion Posted on: Nov 29th, 2007, 8:06am
I just love the new Walther's Milwaukee Station and planning getting one.
Union Station I like also.
Posted by: rgorski Posted on: Nov 29th, 2007, 9:45pm
I'm a fan of both American Model Builder's Laser Kits and Branchline Trains Laser Art Structures. The peel and stick windows, doors, trim, and roofing really speeds assembly and creates a clean finished look.
Rob
Posted by: green_elite_cab Posted on: Dec 3rd, 2007, 4:37pm
I've always liked the Walthers Magic Pan bakery, and American Hardware Supply, and the North Island Refinery. cool structures.
Posted by: toptrain Posted on: Nov 20th, 2016, 8:37am
I always liked this one
 frank
Posted by: toptrain Posted on: Jul 16th, 2017, 8:08am
** A nice kit is the " Alexander" freight station of 1955.  
 
** Alexander HO station.
 Info from MR Feb 1955, article starts on page 12
History of station; built in 1868 by the Grand Valley Railroad in Caledonia Michigan. It became a New York Central Railroad station.
Posted by: Henry Posted on: Jul 16th, 2017, 11:41am
That is nice. Looks like it has the same sign that is on the Bellevue, OH NYC freight house. https://www.madrivermuseum.org/gallery/equipment/nyc_freight_house.jpg
Posted by: toptrain Posted on: Jul 17th, 2017, 8:29am
Hi, Henry!  I guess that this is the Mad River museum building now? The building looks to be in good shape. The sign is interesting. It still has its original lighting. It seems to be missing a Freight door for the platform. The old passenger car and baggage car may be vintage equipment stored on the track along side the building for this Historical Society.  
* A very interesting building!
 frank
Posted by: Henry Posted on: Jul 17th, 2017, 12:47pm
Yes it is one of the Mad River society's buildings. They have a pretty good amount of equipment there. I haven't been there in over a decade. I used to live less than a half hour away from Bellevue so I got there on a fairly regular basis. It is still a pretty busy RR town, but it must have been a fantastic train watching spot back in the day! It had the NKP and PRR crossing the NYC and W&LE at the same spot in town. Now NS owns all, but the NYC, which was abandoned long ago.