FM Coal Tower on Tom Stage’s NYC Model Railroad

From Tom Stage: “I’m not sure if the NYC ever used any of these particular coaling stations on their system. However, I would be very delighted to find out if they did, and where they were located. At 4 inches tall, the Suncoast Models Coaling station does make for a nice-sized coaling station for a small-sized fueling facility. Most of the other commercially available coaling towers are at least 11 inches tall and compete too much with the overall “skyline” of a small layout like mine.”

The prototype FM coaling tower, in use on the Missouri Pacific:

Suncoast Models FM Coaling station on Tom Stage’s HO model railroad:

Suncoast Models FM Coaling station at “night” on Tom’s HO model railroad, lit up:
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