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American Crane Arrives

This evening the Middle Division took delivery of a PRR American Crane. I am unsure of the class, but former PRR MoW employee Al Buchan indicates it is correct for the Pennsy as of the 1950s. The model, from Walthers, is self-propelled, which could h...
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Class X29D Box Cars Arrive

The Middle Division has taken receipt of four class X29D box cars. In kit form, the cars from WrightTrak represent the 3,100 X29's that were rebuilt as X29D between 1952-1956. New bodies were placed on the existing underframes. Five hundred of the ca...
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Class AS15m Alco RS-2 Arrives

This evening the Middle Division took delivery of an Alco RS-2, PRR class AS15m. From Proto 1000, the model is technically too late for me. Though the RS-2's were certainly fairly early diesels, the PRR bought them second hand from the D&H in 195...
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Class D85D Budd Kitchen Dormitory Cars Arrive

This evening the Middle Division took delivery of two new Budd kitchen-dormitory cars, class D85D. From Walthers, these are the third release in their "Broadway Limited" series. Their partners, D85C diners, came in a few weeks ago. PRR Class D85D B...
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Equipment Rosters Posted

I maintain my equipment rosters in MiTrains. For reference while I am on the road, there was a need to make them web accessible. I opted for printing reports as PDF files. They are now linked via the Links section on the right side of this blog, shou...
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