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A guide to Rutland RS-3s

When the Rutland dieselized in 1951-52, it created an image that became a classic for 1950s railway enthusiasts. The Rutland chose three diesels to modernize with: Alco RS-1, Alco RS-3, and the GE 70-tonne switcher. […]

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Updating the Rutland PS-1 Box Car

Reprinted from the Rutland Railroad Historical Society. Article published in Winter 2014 (Volume 25, Number 4) issue of “The Newsliner.” A comparison of Rutland PS-1 #100, as built and #194, with all updates completed. By […]

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Rutland PS-2 uses

The Rutland purchased 15 Pullman Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hoppers in 1956. Some of the PS-2s were assigned to specific services/shipments. The cars were numbered 500-514. 503 and 507 were assigned to cheese whey between […]

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Bullfrogs and Sidewinders

More progress. Installed cross pieces for the interior of the modules. Two cross pieces cut, glued, and air-nailed into place. I also added two flat cross pieces at the bottom which will allow for the […]