Monthly Archives: June 2012

Download the latest issue of NYCentral Modeler!

In the latest issue of NYC Modeler, Jim Six explains how he came to pattern his railroad after the New York Central’s Big Four operations in Michigan, after building Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line models for many years. … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Train: How Don Wetzel Brought Train Travel into the Jet Age

In the summer of 1966, railroad engineer Don Wetzel bought a pair of GE jet engines from a surplus Air Force bomber, bolted them to the roof of a stock commuter car, and took the train to a straight section … Continue reading

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