Monthly Archives: June 2008

Baggage-Dorm in HO by Dave Staplin

Dave Staplin presents his HO scale NYC baggage-dormitory 8963, Pullman Plan 7543, Lot 6789 (NYC lot 2184). The prototype was built by Pullman in 1948, and was scrapped in 1959. The model is a Great Brass Fleet import with additional … Continue reading

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Caledonia Freight House in HO by Tom Stage

Many years ago, Alexander Scale Models released an HO scale kit based on the New York Central freight house at Caledonia, Michigan. We present Tom Stage’s completed model, to which he added lighting and a semblance of an interior that … Continue reading

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NYCSHS 2008 Annual Meeting visits Bucyrus, OH

During the NYCSHS Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, some members had the chance to visit areas along the old Toledo & Ohio Central. This is an early postcard view of the T&OC (NYC) Eastern District passenger station at Bucyrus, OH. … Continue reading

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Rich Stoving’s HO scale Hudson Division layout

The setting is the Hudson Division in the Highlands. The time period is roughly 1940s, but Rich manages to dodge the time cops when he runs his Alco PA’s and the Commodore Vanderbilt detours! Rich’s layout covers an area roughly … Continue reading

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NYC E8’s move to Medina, NY

After being stored in Lockport adjacent to the Falls Road Railroad engine house for several months, the New York Central E8As were finally moved to their new home in Medina, NY. They are residing across the Falls Road Railroad main … Continue reading

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Pacific K-11e in HO by Mark Sklar

The locomotive is a Pacific K-11e #4560 modeled as seen in 1950. There is a photo of the prototype engine in Rich Stoving’s “Power Along the Hudson Vol. 2” on page 45. It is a highly modified New York Central … Continue reading

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