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Baggage Car - Daily Chat / The Last day Of February 2021
« on: February 28, 2021, 07:23:27 AM »
Why is everyone sleeping in this morning?
Well, when the trumpet sounds tomorrow morning, You'll all have to March for 31 days!

Have a good one, folks.

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Rolling Stock / FM Diesels from the AC & Y - a painting project
« on: October 20, 2019, 03:08:36 PM »
Some of the most interesting and unusual diesels that were built during the transition era were the Fairbanks Morse units acquired by the Akron, Canton and Youngstown Railroad. This was a regional hauler with many interchanges in northern Ohio. They painted these units in a bright yellow, which was very eye-catching. I've always wished I had some HO models of these, but my budget never included brass, and these prototypes have only been made by a few commercial companies. I've studied what was available, and found some deals on eBay, so now I am starting a project...

Here are some prototype photos



This is ACY 208, an FM H16-44, which started service in 1957.





This is ACY 505, an FM H20-44, the very last one built by Fairbanks Morse. It is preserved in Galveston TX


The photos are from the book "Akron, Canton & Youngstown and Akron & Barberton Belt in Color. Author Robert E Lucas and the AC&Y Historical Society.

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Kit Building / Build challenge 2018 - Campbell Blacksmith Shop
« on: December 31, 2017, 04:22:27 PM »
I'd like to join in... a very 'Old School' wood kit. Nothing like Campbell. Always found them so suitable for railroad settings.




The original price sticker on this box said $14.98

Here's the contents


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