OpenID Authentication

This site now supports -- and requires for all new registrants -- the OpenID authentication standard. OpenID allows you to use an existing account to sign in to multiple websites, without needing to create new passwords. You may choose to associate i...
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OpenID Authentication

This site now supports -- and requires for all new registrants -- the OpenID authentication standard. OpenID allows you to use an existing account to sign in to multiple websites, without needing to create new passwords. You may choose to associate i...
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First Look - Walthers' 4-4-2 "Imperials"


Walthers has revealed the first look at the Class PS442 "Imperials" that are due this summer as part of their Broadway Limited named train cars. These ACF cars were built to plan 9009. "Imperial" Series 4-4-2, Plan #9009. More info on Walthers passen...
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The Secretary of the Interior Speaketh

The Secretary of the Interior paid a visit to the Middle Division this past weekend. That's my wife, Michele, by the way. Appointments with fancy titles win points in this world of supervisors, dispatchers, yardmasters, and the like! Anyway, it was s...
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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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