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  1. New Haven predecessors

    Several news ones uploaded, following a conversation in the New York, New Haven & Hartford Fallen Flag Forum here.

    Central New England & Western Raiload;

    Central New England Railway;

    Philadelphia, Reading & New England Railroad

  2. Back in the NE USA

    With new pages for several railroads: Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville; Narragansett Pier RR; New York Central & Hudson River plus a page for the New York & New England RR.

    Many more to come from that region.... :tb-biggrin:
  3. The "Suzy-Q"

    Per a request, a new page with what I have in my collection, NYS&W RR.

    Updated July 16th, 2011 at 02:01 PM by BoxcabE50

  4. Latest addition is a New York Central RR page

    Some of the TrainBoard New York Central fans requested favorite locations for flimsies, from my collection. In response a new page is now up at: Just scroll down and click on "TOUR", next page scroll down to "Train Orders" and there is the link!

    If anyone has further requests, and I have them in my collection, it will be easy to add to that page.

    Please let other NYC fans know!

    Updated July 16th, 2011 at 03:30 PM by BoxcabE50

  5. Flimsies! (Train Orders)

    Already mostly forgotten, these papers were THE primary method of controlling and advancing trains safely, for well over one hundred and thirty years. They were used not just in the USA, or North America, but all around the world in varying styles.

    Now it has been twenty years and more since the greatest number of railroads discontinued their use of these forms. Most in railroading today could not apply the use of this simple system. (Many even refer to other types of paperwork, as ...