The Model Railroads That Inspire


A recent thread on the Atlas Forum asked "What model railroads inspired you?" It challenged readers to recollect before responding. Responses were typically in list form, but I'd like to share my list with justification, in no particular order... Wit...
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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 Bud...
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HO Scale PRR Class D85D Kitchen-Dorm Arrives


Walthers has indicated that their Budd Kitchen-Dorm, Pennsy class D85D, has arrived. The second half of the twin unit diner sets, these units were built by Budd under job #9665-024. They were assigned road numbers 4611, and 4615-4623 (odd). Their com...
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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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