Auction Acquisitions

Today I ventured to the Ted Maurer auction at Spring City, Pa. These auctions are held on a nearly weekly basis, and are always train related. Though they are usually Lionel and other O gauge stuff, they often have HO scale auctions or railroadiana. ...
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A Dozen Hoppers Arrive


The Middle Division has acquired a dozen PRR Class H21a four-bay hoppers via eBay. Archives suggest they are from the second series shipped by Bowser. There certainly could be a more detailed model, but at the quantities needed, these will have to do...
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Class PS2L "HARBOR" Lounge Arrives


The Middle Division has taken delivery of a Pullman-Standard 2BR-Lounge, plan 4141, Pennsy class PS2L mid-train lounge. These are the HARBOR series cars. It will be assigned to the Broadway Limited. Walthers Pullman 2BR-Lounge, Plan 4141
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Class PS124 "CREEK" Sleepers Arrive


The Middle Division has received three Pullman-Standard 12-4, plan 4130, Pennsy class PS124 sleepers. These are the CREEK series cars. Two are for the Broadway Limited and one is for the Liberty Limited. Walthers Pullman 12-4, Plan 4130
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PRR Class PS106A's and Santa Fe "Regal" 4-4-2 Arrive


This evening the Middle Division took delivery of four passenger cars, all for trains 28/29, the Broadway Limited. The first three are Pullman-Standard 10-6 sleepers in the RAPIDS series. However, unlike most 10-6's, these are built to plan 4129. Wal...
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