While that may be a ballast train, CR had ballast (express) locos:
Now find a photo like that one, but with the 1948 version of the 20th Century Limited, which Kato is making.
The couplers appear to be the Unimate type, designed to be a drop-in replacement for Rapido couplers and compatible with Micro-Trains couplers,...
Check your Inbox for a PM with a link to a dealer that might have such a loco for you.
The news is about a week old:
Not on a...
Sent you a PM with another possible (less expensive) option.
Sent you a PM with the links. Most of the items are from either Belden or Alpha Wire.
My first N Scale set (and several subsequent ones) was also made by Arnold Rapido.
I had first seen N scale on display at a Macy's department...
I don't ever recall seeing a Montgomery Ward catalog at that time.
I found an online scan of the 1962 Sears Christmas catalog and all of the...
Digi-Key has about ten options in stock from which you can choose, one of which is sold by the foot while the others come on 100' spools.
No doubt TrainWorld/TrainLand will have them at a significant discount, but $439 buys a 55" TV set.
Did you ask for a Lone Star set?
If so, where did you see those trains advertised or on display?
Was the set purchased from a hobby shop or a...
Two models with the "as-delivered" Roman style lettering and two with the later Gothic style.
Also, the roadnumber for the first...
They still appear to be in good condition, considering that they would be retired just two months later and then traded in to GE the following year.
A trio of ATSF GE U30CG locos heads out onto the bridge across the Mississippi River at Ft. Madison IA in 1980.
Long before being rebuilt to GP38-2 specs as BNSF 2018, this unit began life as PC GP40 3115:...
South Carolina Public Railways is now known as Palmetto Railways and EC&B 2002 has become Palmetto Railways 1002.
After retiring from CSX, the 3798/6573 was rebuilt by National Railway Equipment and lives on as Indiana Southern 4041:
You can see that the bridge is/was a single span over the creek between the concrete abutments.
Looks like the creek would prefer to have, at...
It's quite remarkable to see how many lives certain locos (or parts of them, at least) can end up having.