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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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Bangor, New York redux

My second Masterpiece Modules section arrived on Friday, and was assembled Sunday afternoon. So there it is… two four foot long, 14 inch deep, layout modules. Above is a photo of the switches for North […]

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What to model?

One of the goals with my new layout is to build the towns as modules that could then be disconnected and moved. This way, in the event we move from our present home, I don’t […]

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Malone Engine House

Recently I started working on a model of the Rutland Railway’s ARMCO Steel, two-stall engine house. This engine house was a prefab kit, bought by the Rutland in 1953 and assembled by Rutland employees at […]

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10 Minutes

10 Minutes a day… thats what I force myself to do train related on models per day. Force sounds harsh but sometimes with work, family and other things known as life all around, we can’t […]